Atherton, Dr Philip

Dr Philip AthertonConsultant Clinical Oncologist

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist
  • Tel: (0191) 213 8692
  • GMC Code: 3095654
  • Qualifications: MBBS(Lond) MRCP(UK) FRCR
  • Special Interests

    Thoracic (including lung) and gastro-intestinal (including oesophagus, stomach, pancreas, biliary tract, colon and rectum) cancers

  • Biography

    Having qualified at Guy's Hospital, London in 1985, I trained in General Medicine and Clinical Oncology in Birmingham and Manchester, receiving my FRCR in 1996.  I spent 3 years on a Clinical Research Fellowship in Birmingham before taking up my present Consultant post in Clinical Oncology in 1999.
    My areas of sub-specialisation are the treatment of lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies and gastro-intestinal tumours. This involves administration of both chemo- and radiotherapy.
    My interests include Research and Radiotherapy Technology Development.  I am Clinical Lead for IGRT, involved with the development of SABR/SBRT, and with SIRT treatment for liver tumours.

  • Directorate

    Cancer Services

  • Hospital Base

    NCCC, Freeman Hospital

  • Clinics Provided

    Freeman Hospital twice per week (Mondays and Wednesdays)
    North Tyneside General Hospital  twice per week (Tuesdays and Thursdays)

  • Name of Secretary
    Dawn Campbell
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