Dr Salim Shafeek
MD, FRCP, FRCP(Ed), FRCPath (Haematology)
Dr Shafeek is a Consultant Haematologist working in Worcestershire Acute NHS Trust since July 2002. He is currently the consultant lead for haematology and cancer services. From 2009, he has been the Clinical Director for Haematology & Oncology for the Worcestershire Acute NHS Trust. This includes all three sites: Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Alexandra Hospital and Kidderminster Treatment centre. Being the senior Haematologist, he is in charge of Clinical Haematology for the Worcestershire County, leading the 7 member Haematology consultant team.
He is the current lead for countywide anticoagulation and set up both the secondary care new Anticoagulation service including Warfarin dosing and the DVT clinics. He is Deputy Chair for the Trust-wide Thrombosis committee and is actively involved in the Thromboprophylaxis program and risk assessment for the Acute Trust and community hospitals for the Worcestershire PCT.
Dr Shafeek is currently Senior Lecturer in Haematology at the University of Birmingham since 2005 and is closely linked to the Cancer studies based at University of Birmingham. He actively participates in research activities linked with University of Birmingham in Myeloma, Lymphoma, Leukaemia and myeloproliferative disorder. As an active member of the Worcestershire Oncology Project team since 2010, Dr Shafeek was actively involved in the restructuring of the cancer network in Worcestershire.
He has close links with Cure Leukaemia Charity (West Midlands) and involved in fund raising activities. He is a signatory for charities like Stephen Hayden memorial charity and funds or research nurses. He also set up the Roger Bradley memorial charity for our Haematology unit in Worcestershire and actively fundraised for the Worcestershire Breast Cancer unit to be based at Worcestershire Royal Hospital.
Actively involved in medical teaching both undergraduates and Postgraduates through University of Birmingham and at Worcestershire Royal Hospital. Currently PACES examiner for MRCP (UK) for Royal College of Physicians London, Edinburgh & Glasgow. Also recruited as examiner for MRCPath (Haematology) in 2010, this is the final exit examination for Haematology postgraduates both in the UK and abroad.
Dr Shafeek treats all General Haematology including Haemato-oncology, Thrombosis-Haemostasis and Red cell disorders. He has a specialist interest in Myeloma and Lymphomas of all grades and type. He treats acute and chronic Leukaemias, with a particular interest in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia, as well as treatment and investigations in Thrombotic disorders, especially Thrombophilic disorders. He has a keen interest in investigations into the management of Anaemias of different nature, Myeloproliferative disorders and Myelodysplastic syndromes, including novel treatment options.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Salim Shafeek at Spire include:
Haematology: Haematological oncology
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UK Thromboprophylaxis Forum
Principle investigator for all NCRI trials in UK for multiple myeloma, lymphoma and leukaemia esp CLL
Senior Consultant Haematologist, Worcestershire Royal Hospital
Clinical Director for Haematology & Oncology for Worcestershire Acute NHS Trust
Hon. Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham (Haemato-oncology), Cancer studies
Dr Shafeek has a special interest in photography. He is also interested in sports especially cricket, motorsports and football. He is married with two children.