Dr Neel Bhuva

BSc (Hons) MBBS MRCP MSc FRCR

Clinical oncologist

Special clinical interest in colorectal, oesophagus-gastric and hepato-biliary cancers

Dr Bhuva is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre. His main clinical interests are in the management of upper and lower gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies. He can also advise on the treatment of unknown primary cancers and general oncology. He can offer treatments including external beam radiotherapy, stereotactic radiotherapy (with Cyberknife) and chemotherapy.

Dr Bhuva is keenly involved with research and within his NHS practice he actively recruits and manages patients enrolled in clinical trials. He has several first name publications in peer reviewed journals and has presented on multiple occasions at international conferences.

Dr Bhuva qualified from Imperial College London and completed his junior medical training at the Hammersmith and Charing Cross Hospitals. He completed specialist training in north London at Mount Vernon, North Middlesex Hospital, Imperial College Hospital, and University College London Hospital (UCLH). This also included a fellowship in radiotherapy at the Royal Marsden Hospital and a postgraduate Masters degree in Oncology at the Institute of Cancer Research.

Dr Bhuva is also an examiner for the Final Fellowship examination in radiology and is very involved in education and specialist training in London.

Specialties

  • Hepatobiliary
  • Lower gastrointestinal (GI) cancer
  • Upper GI

NHS Hospital / current post(s)

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, Watford General Hospital and West Hertfordshire NHS Trust

Year qualified

2005

Research interests

  • CNS tumours
  • Thyroid cancer

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR)
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)
  • Member of the British Medical Association (BMA)