Dr Olly Donnelly

Consultant Oncologist


Specialises in

I am a consultant oncologist specialising in; head and neck cancers, melanoma and skin cancers.

I trained in medicine in Bristol and Devon before moving to Leeds in 2007 to undertake specialist oncology and academic training at St James’ University Hospital. During that period, as well as achieving FRCR, I completed a PhD in tumour immunology, researching novel immunotherapies and I spent a year at the Mayo Clinic, Mn USA.

I'm now a full-time clinician but maintain an interest in cancer research and clinical trials and medical education.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Olly Donnelly at Spire include:

Other treatments

Immunotherapy - treatment with checkpoint inhibitors such as ipilimumab and pembrolizumab.

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Additional information

Head and neck oncology
Skin cancer

MBChB / University of Bristol / 2002
Bachelor of medicine, Bachelor of surgery

PhD / University of Leeds / 2013
Doctoral Degree

FRCR / Royal Colleges / 2013
Royal College of Radiologists

MRCP / Royal Colleges / 2007
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom

Consultant Oncologist, University Hospital Southampton.

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Southampton.

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