Dr David Bloomfield

Dr David Bloomfield
MBBS, MRCP, FRCR, MA, Medical oncologist

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Breast and urological cancers

Overview

Centres

Portsmouth
Portsmouth
50.866951, -0.961011
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Maidstone
Maidstone
51.27660, 0.39425
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Specialises in

Breast cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Breast cancer
Genitourinary cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Genitourinary 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
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
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 David Bloomfield is a recognised Consultant Clinical Oncologist based in Portsmouth, Brighton and Sussex who specialises in breast and urological cancers. After being appointed as a Consultant Clinical Oncologist in Sussex in 1998, he founded the Sussex Cancer Research Network and led Oncology as Head of Department until 2004. Following this, Dr Bloomfield was then appointed as Principal Lead Clinician for Cancer Services until 2006. 

With a longstanding interest in teaching, Dr Bloomfield supported the establishment of the MSc in Oncology at the Institute of Cancer Research where is appointed as Joint Course Director. 

He is also a member of the Specialist Training Advisory Committee for Clinical Oncology where he has led an initiative to incorporate Quality improvement into the current curriculum. Following this, in 2012 Dr Bloomfield was nominated and appointed to Council of the Royal College of Radiologists.    

Careerpositions

Career positions

Current position(s)

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist based in Portsmouth, Brighton and Sussex
  •  Joint Course Director of the MSc in Oncology at the Institute of Cancer Research

 

Past position(s)

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist in Sussex in 1998
  • Principal Lead Clinician for Cancer Services until 2006

 

Expertise and interests

Expertise

Interests

  • Breast and urological cancers
  • Biological therapy 
  • Chemotherapy 
  • Complex radiotherapy 
  • Hormone therapy 

Professional memberships

  • Fellow Royal College of Radiologists 
  • Royal Society of Medicine 
  • Curriculum Sub-Committee of Royal College of Radiologists