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Dr Craig Knighton
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Dr Craig Knighton

Dr Craig Knighton
MBBS, BSC (Hons), MRCP, FRCR, PDip Oncology, Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Languages spoken

English

Overview

Centers

Oxford
Oxford

Peters Way, Sandy Lane West, Oxford, OX4 6LB

51.7239071200697, -1.2145938932540707
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Specialises in

Brain and spine cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Brain and spine cancer
Breast cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Breast cancer
Head & neck cancer
Lung cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Lung cancer
Skin cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Skin cancer

Treatments

Chemotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology/Chemotherapy
Deep Inspiration Breath Hold
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Deep inspiration breath hold
External beam radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/External beam radiotherapy
Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Intensity modulated radiotherapy
Palliative radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Palliative radiotherapy
Partial Breast Irradiation (PBI)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Partial breast irradiation
Radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Radiotherapy
Surface guided radiotherapy (SGRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Surface-guided radiotherapy
Volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Volumetric modulated arc therapy

Dr Craig Knighton graduated from the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals, London, 1998, having also completed a BSc in Immunology.  He became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians, London, after gaining his MRCP qualification in 2006.

Dr Knighton completed his training on the Pan-Thames Clinical Oncology rotation working at hospitals including The Royal Marsden, and Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital Oncology Unit, as well as district general hospitals in Maidstone, Kent, and Royal Surrey Hospital, Guildford, and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologist, Clinical Oncology faculty in 2014.

He now works as a full time substantive Consultant Clinical Oncologist in the Oncology Unit at Northampton General Hospital, specialising in cancers of the head and chest areas. He is also Oncology Lead/Link and sits on the Three Shires Hospital Medical Advisory Committee.

Dr Knighton provides a holistic approach to cancer care with his supportive team of allied professionals including nutritionists, clinical nurse specialists, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

Careerpositions

Career positions

Current position(s)

  •  Consultant Clinical Oncologist in the Oncology Unit at Northampton General Hospital, specialising in cancers of the head and chest areas
  • Oncology Lead/Link and sits on the Three Shires Hospital Medical Advisory Committee

 

Education

Universities

  • Bachelor of Science in Immunology at the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals, London, 1998

 

Expertise and interests

Interests

  • Brain and Neurological Cancers
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancers
  • Skin Cancer (Non-Melanoma)
  • Palliative Radiotherapy for all cancer types

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiology (RCR)
  • Member or the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)
  • British Medical association (BMA)
  • Medical Defence Union (MDU)