Dr Robert Hughes

Dr Robert Hughes
Clinical oncologist

Languages spoken


Expert in

Gastrointestinal cancer, Genitourinary cancer, Prostate cancer


Special clinical interest in urological cancers, prostate cancer, bladder cancer, colorectal cancer, colon cancer and gastrointestinal cancers.

Dr Hughes is a consultant clinical oncologist specialising in the treatment of pelvic cancers, particularly prostate cancer. He has a keen interest in the use of targeted radiotherapy using IMRT and IGRT and also specialises in brachytherapy for prostate cancer. He is able to provide chemotherapy and hormone treatments at Spire Harpenden Hospital and also sees his radiotherapy patients at Elstree Cancer Centre.

Dr Hughes is a member of The Prostate Practice, a team of leading surgeons, oncologists, and radiologists specialising in the diagnosis and treatment of all prostate conditions.

He has a strong research interest in radiotherapy and advanced prostate cancer treatments and actively recruits to clinical trials where appropriate.

Career positions

Current position(s)
  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Mount Vernon and Lister Hospitals
Year qualified
  • 1996

Expertise and interests

  • Urological
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) cancers
  • Urological cancers
  • Prostate cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancers

Professional associations

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