Dr Ashok Nikapota

MBBS, MRCP, FRCR

Clinical oncologist

Spoken languages

English

Special clinical interests in breast cancer, lymphomas and urological 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.

Treatments

  • Radiotherapy
  • Brachytherapy (for prostate cancer)
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hormone therapy

Specialities

  • Urological cancer

NHS Hospital / current post(s)

  • Consultant Oncologist, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Year qualified

1997

Professional memberships

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