Dr Mark Zahra

Consultant Clinical Oncologist


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I qualified in 1997 and became a member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) in 2000 and a fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) in 2004.

I trained in Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, as a specialist registrar in clinical oncology (2001-2007) and worked in research as a clinical lecturer with the University of Cambridge (2005-2007). I was awarded the Clinical Research Fellowship in Oncology by the Royal College of Radiologists (February 2004) and the Cancer Research UK Pilot Project Award (October 2005). I was appointed as a Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre in March 2008.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Mark Zahra at Spire include:

Other treatments


  • Radiotherapy
  • Gynaecological cancer
  • Bowel cancer

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Additional information

Bowel cancer
Gynaecological cancer

Special clinical interest: Clinical Oncology with specialist interest in the treatment of gynaecological, colorectal and pancreatic malignancies with chemotherapy, radiotherapy and biological agents, and the use of brachytherapy (internal radiotherapy) for gynaecological cancers.

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians

Royal College of Radiologists

South East of Scotland Cancer Network (SCAN)

European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO)

Cancer imaging (DCE-MRI)

Radiotherapy planning and brachytherapy

Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre