Dr Madhumita Bhattacharyya

Consultant Oncologist


Specialises in

I specialise in the treatment of melanoma, breast and ovarian cancers with systemic treatments. I am also the Acute Oncology lead for the Thames Valley and the Royal Berkshire Hospitals.

I graduated from Barts and the London School of Medicine in 1998 and completed my junior medical training in London, which included Oncology posts at Barts and the Royal Marsden Hospitals.

Having started my Medical Oncology training at Barts, before undertaking a PhD in Molecular Oncology, I completed my training in Wessex. I was appointed as a Consultant in Reading at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in January 2012.

I have an interest in the education of those in the medical profession and am educational supervisor for medical trainees at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.

I am keen for my patients to have access to clinical trials and am principal investigator on trials in ovarian and breast cancers.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Madhumita Bhattacharyya at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Breast cancer
  • Metastatic melanoma
  • Ovarian cancerĀ 

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Additional information

Breast cancer

Clinical interests: breast, ovarian and melanoma

BSc. / University College London / 1995
Intercalated BSc in Tumour Biology

MBBS / Barts and the London School of Medicine / 1998
Medical Practitioner

PhD / Barts and the London School of Medicine / 2005
Molecular Oncology

In 2015, I edited Challenging Concepts in Oncology, a textbook of clinical scenarios in oncology and recently updated the breast cancer, ovarian cancer and melanoma chapters in the Oxford Handbook of Oncology, OUP, 2015. I was the author of the "Cancer of Unknown Primary Origin" in this publication.

I have a number of publications in peer-reviewed journals.

I have previously accepted educational grants to fund attendance at national and international cancer conferences and have received payment at educational meetings sponsored by the pharmaceutical industry. I make full disclosures and have no financial interests in any pharmaceutical company.
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