Dr Helen O'Donnell

Consultant Oncologist

BA, MBBS, MRCP, FRCR


Specialises in

I have particular interest in the treatment of gynaecological cancers, prostate, bladder and renal cancers. I specialise in prostate brachytherapy. I was appointed as a Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in 2009. I am currently Clinical Director and Lead cancer Physician at the Berkshire Cancer Centre, within the Royal Berkshire Hospital.

I graduated from Merton College, Oxford and went on to complete my initial medical training at St George's Hospital Medical School, London. I then completed my postgraduate training at the Bart's and The London Hospital in 2002. I became accredited in clinical oncology in 2007. I have completed two years as a Clinical Research Fellow at the Royal Marsden Hospital and the Institute of Cancer Research.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Helen O'Donnell at Spire include:

Oncology

Urology

Other treatments

Oncology:

  • Gynaecological cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Renal cancer

Urology:

  • Urological cancers
  • Bladder cancer

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Special clinical interests: Brachytherapy.

Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / St George's Hospital Medical School, London / 1998
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
Graduated from Merton College, Oxford & completed medical training at St George's Hospital Medical School, London

MRCP / Bart's and The London Hospital / 2002
Postgraduate training

FRCR / Bart's and The London Hospital / 2007
Accredited in Clinical Oncology


Professional memberships

Member of the Royal College of Physicians

Fellow of the Royal College Of Radiologists


Professional leadership

Clinical Director and Lead Cancer Physician

Research and publications


Articles

What is low-risk prostate cancer and what is its natural history?

Treatment of early prostate cancer, O'Donnell H, Parker C, Trends in Urology, Gynaecology and Sexual Health, May/June 2009

Current NHS posts

Consultant Oncologist, Royal Berkshire Hospital.

Contact information

Private secretary telephone 0118 955 3538
Private secretary fax 0118 955 3519
Private secretary email dunedinhosponcmedsec@spirehealthcare.com