Dr Qamar Ghafoor

Dr Qamar Ghafoor
Qamar
Ghafoor
MBChB, BSci (Cell and Molecular Medicine), MRCP, FRCR, Clinical Oncologist

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Lung cancer and lung metastases.

Overview

Centres

Birmingham
Birmingham

Little Aston Hall Drive, Sutton Coldfield, B74 3BF

52.60208, -1.87412
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+44 (0) 121 353 3055
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Specialises in

Lung cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Lung cancer
Skin cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Skin cancer

Treatments

Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR)

Special clinical interests in lung cancer and lung metastases.

Qamar Ghafoor qualified from the University of Birmingham in 2002. He trained in the West Midlands and was appointed as Consultant Clinical Oncologist at University Hospital Birmingham in 2011. He is also a visiting consultant to Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust. Qamar specialises in the treatment of lung and skin cancers with systemic agents and radiotherapy. He has been the pioneer in the development of the 4-dimensional and stereotactic lung radiotherapy service in the Midlands. He leads the lung SABR and thoracic Cyberknife regional MDT and has published widely in this eld, in addition to presenting at international conferences. Furthermore, he is an honorary lecturer at the University of Birmingham. He is actively involved in ongoing research and is the principle investigator for a number of national clinical trials. 

Career positions

Current position(s)

  • University Hospital Birmingham

Year qualified

  • 2002

Education

Universities

  • University of Birmingham (2002)