Bomken, Dr Simon

Dr Simon BomkenSir Bobby Robson Clinical Fellow & Honorary Consultant Paediatric Oncologist

  • Sir Bobby Robson Clinical Fellow & Honorary Consultant Paediatric Oncologist
  • Tel: 0191 2824059
  • GMC Code: 6053108
  • Qualifications: MBBS (Hons), PhD, MRCPCH, BMedSci (Hons)
  • Special Interests

    Childhood non-Hodgkin lymphomas, including lymphoproliferative diseases in immunodeficient children, Langerhans cell histiocytosis

  • Biography

    I trained in Paediatric Oncology at the Great North Children’s Hospital, Newcastle, and Children’s Haematology/Oncology Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand.  I have been a consultant in Newcastle since March 2016 and currently lead the non-Hodgkin lymphoma and LCH services. 


    Alongside my clinical training I have followed the NIHR Clinical Academic Training Pathway and studied for a PhD in leukaemia functional genomics as an MRC Clinical Training Fellow.  I now co-lead the Newcastle lymphoma research group within the Wolfson Childhood Cancer Research Centre ( ) where I am currently the Sir Bobby Robson Clinical Fellow.  I have additional ongoing research interests in B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and collaborate closely with the Human Dendritic Cell Lab ( )

  • Directorate

    Children’s Services

  • Hospital Base

    Great North Children’s Hospital at the RVI

  • Clinics Provided

    Lymphoma, Langerhans cell histiocytosis

  • Any other Information

    For further information regarding my academic work, please see my University webpages:

  • Dr Simon Bomken 
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