Dr Richard Ashford

MA, MBBCh, FRCP, FRCR, DMRT


Special clinical interest in breast cancer.

LANGUAGES

English

Professional profile

Pioneered the multi-disciplinary team approach, setting up joint clinics in breast cancer, gastro-enterology, urology & haematology, before specialising solely in breast cancer. In 1989 he was a founder member of the breast unit in Windsor, where he was instrumental in setting up one of the first one-stop breast clinics in the UK. In 2005 he became the unit’s Clinical Director relinquishing this post in 2012 just prior to leaving the NHS.

Clinic availability
All day Wednesday, Princess Margaret Hospital
Tuesdays, Spire Thames Valley hospital
Mondays afternoon & evening, GenesisCare Elstree Cancer Centre & Spire Bushey Hospital

Year qualified
1971

Current NHS post
Mount Vernon Centre.

Professional memberships
BASO
MPS

Publications
Publications include ‘Iridium implantation in breast cancer’ and ‘The use of Metronidazole in malodorous tumours’.

Specialities

  • Oncology

Centres