Dr Imtiaz Ahmed

MBBS, MRCP, FRCR

Clinical oncologist

Special clinical interest in brachytheraphy.

Dr Imtiaz Ahmed was appointed as a Consultant in Clinical Oncology in Southend University Hospital in January 2009.

He is the Clinical Lead in Oncology and Lead Cancer Clinician for the Southend University NHS Trust. Dr Ahmed graduated in Bangladesh. He trained in general medicine in London and completed his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP). He was further trained in clinical oncology in the London Training Programme and obtained Fellowship of Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR). He sub-specialised in urological, head and neck, thyroid and upper GI cancers. His specific areas of expertise include LDR and HDR brachytherapy in prostate cancer, and intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) for both urological and head and neck cancers. He is also the Research Lead for head and neck cancer in the Essex Cancer Network.

Treatments

  • Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)
  • Image-guided Radiotherapy (IGRT) for Urological, and Head and Neck Cancers

Specialties

  • Low dose radiation (LDR) and high dose radiation (HDR)
  • Brachytherapy in prostate cancer

NHS Hospital / current post(s)

  • Research Lead for head and neck cancer in Essex Cancer Network, Southend University NHS Trust

Year qualified

1993

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR)
  • Member of the British Medical Association (BMA)
  • Member of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO)
  • Member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO)
  • Member of the British Uro-oncology Group (BUG)

Awards received

  • Fellowship of Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR)