Dr Ketan Shah

  • BM, BCh, MA (Cantab), BMChB (Oxon), MRCP, PGDip Oncology, FRCR, DPhil Radiobiology (Oxon)
  • Clinical oncologist
  • Spoken languages English


Special clinical interest in breast cancer, head & neck cancer, clinical ethics, clinical trials, medicolegal opinion and VMAT.

Dr Ketan Shah is a Clinical Oncologist specialising in the treatment of Breast and Head & Neck Cancer.

Dr Shah trained in the Oxford Deanery before completing a Radiation Oncology Fellowship at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Australia. He returned to Oxford as a Consultant in 2014, bringing experience of IMRT, IGRT and VMAT techniques. He runs breast cancer and head & neck cancer trials at Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) and is a visiting specialist at South Bucks hospitals multi-disciplinary teams (MDT). He also has an interest in clinical ethics and law.


  • Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)
  • Image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT)
  • Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT)
  • Immunotherapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Biological therapy
  • Hormone therapy


  • Breast
  • Head & Neck

NHS Hospital / current post(s)

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Oxford Cancer Centre and Wycombe General Hospital

Year qualified


Research interests

  • Imaging (e.g. SPECT CT) and novel biomarkers
  • Early and late phase research in breast and head and neck cancers

Professional memberships

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