Dr Amen Sibtain

Dr Amen Sibtain

Dr Amen Sibtain
MBBS MRCP MD FRCR, Consultant Clinical Oncologist

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Expert in

Management of Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary and Head and Neck cancers with chemotherapy and radiotherapy


Dr Amen Sibtain is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in the management of Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary and Head and Neck cancers with chemotherapy and radiotherapy. He is also highly experienced in chemo-radiotherapy, state of the art radiotherapy techniques, including VMAT, stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery, and intraoperative radiotherapy.

Dr Sibtain previously worked at the Royal Marsden, Mount Vernon and The Middlesex Hospitals, before he took up his post at Barts. He was awarded an MD degree for his research in tumour hypoxia by the University of London.

As well as his clinical work he remains actively involved in research. He has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and edited the books Towards the Prevention of Cancer (2007) and Physics for Clinical Oncologists.

Career positions

Current position(s)
  • Clinical Director of GI oncology and Radiotherapy, St Bartholomew’s Hospital
  • Examiner in oncology for the Royal College of Radiologists
  • Member of the medical advisory panel for both Macmillan and CRUK
  • Oncology advisor for BBC Drama
  • Clinical Lead in Head and Neck Cancer at Barts.
Past position(s)
  • President of the Oncology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine
  • Programme Director for Clinical Oncology Specialist Training Committee for the London Deanery
  • Chairman of the Head and Neck Tumour Board for North East London.

Expertise and interests

  • Specialist Sites - Oesophageal; stomach; gastric; small bowel; pancreas; liver; biliary; colon; rectum; anus. 
  • Treatments - Complex radiotherapy; Stereotactic radiotherapy; Radiosurgery; CyberKnife; Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy; Rapid Arc; Volumetric Arc Radiotherapy

Professional memberships

  • The Royal College of Radiologists
  • The Royal Society of Medicine

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