Dr. Qamar Ghafoor specialized in oncology

Dr. Qamar Ghafoor

Consultant Clinical Oncologist at University Hospital Birmingham, UK.

Country United Kingdom
Speciality Oncology
Subspeciality Lung, Skin cancer and Mesothelioma, Stereotactic radiotherapy.
Experience 2002 years
Languages English

Dr Qamar Ghafoor is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Oncology Clinical Service Lead for University Hospital Birmingham, UK. Dr. Ghafoor is an Honorary Lecturer for the University of Birmingham, UK. He has ongoing research focusing on lung cancer patients.

Areas of expertise: Lung cancer, Skin cancer, Mesothelioma, Immunotherapy and Stereotactic radiotherapy

About

Dr Qamar Ghafoor is qualified from the University of Birmingham, UK in 2002. He trained within the West Midlands and was appointed as a Consultant Clinical Oncologist in 2011. He is the Oncology Service Lead at University Hospital. Dr Qamar Ghafoor is an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Birmingham, UK. Dr Ghafoor specializes in the treatment of skin, lung cancers, and mesothelioma with chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted agents, and radiotherapy. He is the principal investigator for several national clinical trials and has published multiple papers in peer-reviewed journals, in addition to presenting at international conferences. He has developed 4-Dimensional and Stereotactic lung radiotherapy within Birmingham and has expertise in delivering Cyberknife treatment to lung tumours after having spent time training for this in the USA and Italy. ​ He led the initiation and development of the West Midlands Mesothelioma MDT.


Experiences and Positions

2011 - Today

Consultant Clinical Oncologist
University Hospitals Birmingha, NHS,Foundation Trust.


Degrees and Certifications

Fellowship of Royal Collage of Radiologists (FRCR)
Royal College of Radiologists
2007

Membership of Royal Collage of Physicians (MRCP) (UK)
Royal College of Physicians
2005

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
University of Birmingham
2002

BSci (Cell and Molecular Medicine)
University of Birmingham
1999


Memberships

Member of:

  • UK Stereotactic Consortium
  • European Society for Medical Oncology
  • British Thoracic Oncology Group
  • Medical Protection Society
  • International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
  • The British Institute for Radiology

Links

  • https://www.researchgate.net/publication/273535470_What_is_the_role_of_palliative_chemotherapy_in_metastatic_non_small_cell_lung_cancer_with_brain_metastases
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6163903/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30041469/
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6003267/

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