Dr Ashok Nikapota
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Dr Ashok Nikapota

Dr Ashok Nikapota
Ashok
Nikapota
MBBS, MRCP, FRCR, Clinical oncologist

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Genitourinary cancer, Prostate cancer

Overview

Centres

Portsmouth
Portsmouth

Bartons Road, Havant, PO9 5NA

50.866951, -0.961011
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+44 (0)23 9248 4992
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Specialises in

Genitourinary cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Genitourinary cancer
Prostate cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Prostate cancer

Treatments

Chemotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology/Chemotherapy
Hormone therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology/Hormone therapy
Image guided radiotherapy (IGRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Image-guided radiotherapy
Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Intensity modulated radiotherapy
Radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Radiotherapy

Dr Nikapota has extensive experience in the development and use of advanced radiotherapy techniques, including intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and image guided radiotherapy (IGRT). This enables delivery of shaped radiotherapy beams with daily imaging for accuracy, leading to reduced damage to surrounding structures with improved clinical outcomes. He is the Clinical Lead for radiotherapy and prostate brachytherapy at the Sussex Cancer Centre.

Career positions

Current position(s)

  • Consultant Oncologist, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Year qualified

  • 1997

Expertise and interests

Expertise

Interests

  • Urological cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Lymphomas
  • Urological cancer

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCP)
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)