Dr Mark Zahra

Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Treatment information

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

Other treatments

Oncology: Radiotherapy, Gynaecological cancer, Bowel Cancer

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Professional profile

Availability - Murrayfield: Tuesday 2.30pm-3.30pm.

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). 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). Appointed Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre (March 2008).

Clinical Interests

Bowel cancer
Gynaecological cancer

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.

Private contact details

Telephone 0131 316 2514
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Qualification and professional memberships

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)

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre

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