Dr  Muhammad  Shams Ul Islam

Dr Muhammad Shams Ul Islam

Consultant Medical Oncologist

MBBS, MSc Oncology, MRCP UK, MRCP UK (Medical Oncology), FRCP, FCPS

I am a consultant Medical Oncologist with interests in the specialist non-surgical management of upper and lower gastrointestinal malignancies, testicular tumours and general/acute oncology. I offer treatment with chemotherapy, immunotherapy and biological targeted systemic therapy. I am a strong believer in patient centred care and I recommend treatment in the light of most up to date published clinical evidence. I am actively involved in recruitment and management of patients enrolled in clinical trials.

I also teach and deliver training to junior doctors and future oncology specialists and I am an examiner for the Leicester Medical School. I have published in peer-reviewed journals.

I qualified as a medical doctor in 1996. I completed training in general internal medicine and worked as a Consultant Physician for a couple of years before undertaking a further seven years of training in oncology in the University Hospitals of Oxford, Nottingham and Leicester. During this time I completed an MSc Oncology from University of Nottingham. I am a Member of Royal College of Physicians, UK and Association of Cancer Physicians, UK and am on the GMC Specialist register.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Muhammad Shams Ul Islam at Spire include:


Other treatments

Dr Shams also treats cancer using Immunotherapy and Biological targeted systemic treatment.

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Additional information

Bowel cancer
Upper gastrointestinal cancer

Special clinical interests: My areas of specialism also include testicular and general/acute oncology.

MBBS / University of Punjab / 1996
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FCPS / Pakistan / 2001
Fellowship in Medicine

MRCP UK / Royal college of Physicians / 2006
Member of the Royal college of Physicians

MRCP UK (Medical Oncology) / Royal college of Physicians / 2012
Specialty Certificate Examination in Medical Oncology

MSc Oncology / University of Nottingham / 2013
Master's degree in Oncology

FRCP / London / 2019
Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of London

Professional memberships

Member of the Royal College of Physicians

Association of Cancer Physicians, UK

Professional leadership

I am the Morbidity and Mortality lead for the Oncology department at UHL and I was formerly the chemotherapy lead for Northampton General Hospital.

Consultant Medical Oncologist, University Hospitals of Leicester

Private secretary Lata Mistry
Private secretary telephone 0116 265 3613 or 0116 272 9010
Private secretary fax 0116 272 9015
Private secretary email lata.mistry@spirehealthcare.com