Dr. Daniel Ford specialized in oncology

Dr. Daniel Ford

Consultant Clinical Oncology and service lead, at University Hospital Birmingham, Uk.

Country United Kingdom
Speciality Oncology
Subspeciality Prostate, Bladder and Kidney cancers.
Experience 1997 years
Languages English

Dr. Ford is a Consultant in Clinical Oncology, and Clinical Service Lead for Oncology at University Hospital Birmingham, Uk. He is also Deputy Clinical Cancer Lead for the West Midlands NIHR Clinical Research Network.

Areas of expertise: Pediatric radiotherapy, Adult Uro-oncology and Prostate, Bladder and Kidney cancers.


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Dr. Ford completed his medical degree at the University of Birmingham and post graduate training in the region. Dr. Ford then completed specialist training in prestigious London teaching hospitals before returning to the West Midlands where he has been a consultant for over 13 years. His NHS practice is based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, and is well experienced in all aspects of Uro-oncology treatment and management. He has previously been the clinical lead for the Radiotherapy and Oncology departments of the hospital developing services in both departments during this time as well as managing his oncology consultant colleagues. His work includes being the local lead of the PACE trial looking at profound hypofractionation techniques for localized prostate cancer and helping to advance SABR (stereotactic ablative radiotherapy), precision technology originally developed for brain and lung cancer, now being applied to other areas such as metastatic prostate cancer. He is experienced in providing and evaluating all oncological treatments for prostate, kidney and bladder cancer including hormonal therapies, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiotherapy, MRLinac, SABR and prostate brachytherapy. Dr. Ford is actively involved in and deeply committed to cancer research. He is a deputy clinical cancer lead for the West Midlands NIHR Clinical Research Network, whose role is to support and promote research activity across the region.


Experiences and Positions

Clinical Service Lead for oncology.
University Hospital Birmingham, the major regional referral service and leads a team of over 25 oncologists.

Network deputy clinical research lead (NCRN).
National Institute For Health Research


Degrees and Certifications

Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiae Honors "MBChB (Hons.)"
University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
1997

Bachelor of Science Honors "BSc. (Hons)"
University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
2004

FRCR
2004

MRCP
2000


Memberships

Member of:

  • Childrens Cancer and Leukaemia Group (2006)
  • British Urological Oncology Group (2006)
  • TYAC (Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer) (2010)

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