Dr Meenali Chitnis

  • BMedSci (Hons), MBBS (Hons), DPhil, FRCP
  • Consultant Medical Oncologist


Dr. Chitnis is a Consultant Medical Oncologist at The Oxford Cancer & Haematology Centre, where she specialises in treating lung and prostate cancer. Having graduated with Honours from St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2000, she undertook specialist oncology training in London and Oxford. She was awarded a Cancer Research UK Fellowship for her DPhil studies at the University Oxford, which focused on signalling pathways in cancer.

Dr Chitnis is Departmental Lead for the Lung Cancer service in Oxford and is a member of the Thames Valley Strategic Clinical Network Lung Cancer Alliance group.

Dr Chitnis is the Oxford Lung Cancer research lead and is the Principal Investigator on a diverse portfolio of clinical trials. She is committed to improving patient pathways and access to the latest treatments and innovation.