Dr Ashok Nikapota

Dr Ashok Nikapota

Dr Ashok Nikapota
MBBS, MRCP, FRCR, Clinical oncologist

Languages spoken


Expert in

Genitourinary cancer, Prostate cancer


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

  • Urological cancer
  • Chemotherapy - Prostate cancer
  • Consultations - Prostate
  • Radiotherapy - Palliative
  • Radiotherapy - Prostate cancer
  • Radiotherapy - Simple SABR
  • Lymphoma/ myeloma radiotherapy
  • Spinal SABR
  • Prostate SABR
  • Oligomets SABR
  • Breast cancer
  • Lymphomas
  • Urological cancer

Professional memberships

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