Dr Nishanth Murukesh

Consultant Medical Oncologist

MBBS, FRCP, MRCP (Oncology)


Specialises in

I am a Consultant Medical Oncologist based at the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. I had my training in Medicine from India before moving to the United Kingdom. I worked as Clinical Research Fellow at The Christie Hospital in Manchester for three years and then moved to the West Midlands to complete my Medical Oncology Training. I took up the post of Consultant Medical Oncologist in August 2014. I am the Clinical Lead for Chemotherapy Service at the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and treat patients across three sites (Worcester Royal Hospital, Alexandra Hospital, and Kidderminster Treatment Centre).

I specialise in the treatment of colorectal, lung and neuroendocrine tumors using chemotherapy, immunotherapy and targeted treatments. I have special interest in the utility of liquid biopsy in guiding the management of colorectal and lung cancers.

I am the local Principal Investigator for various clinical trials and also work closely with clinical trials unit in Birmingham. I have publications in peer reviewed journals and poster presentations in national and international conferences.

I am an Educational Supervisor for Medical Oncology trainees attached to West Midlands Deanery and am actively involved in undergraduate teaching and supervising nurse prescribers and practitioners at Worcester Royal Hospital.

I am also a member of the West Midlands Chemotherapy Action Group ( CAG)

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Nishanth Murukesh at Spire include:

Oncology

Other treatments

  • Colorectal cancer
  • Lung cancer

 

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Additional information

MBBS / University of Calicut; India / 2000
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery


Professional memberships

ACP (Association of Cancer Physicians) UK

UKINETS (UK and Ireland Neuroendocrine Tumor Society)

ENETS (European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society)

ESMO ( European Society of Medical Oncology)


Professional leadership

Clinical Lead for Chemotherapy at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Consultant Medical Oncologist Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.