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Dr Thomas Bird

Dr Thomas Bird
Thomas
Bird
MBChB MRCP FRCR MSc (Oncology) Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Upper gastro-intestinal, pancreatic and urological cancers

Interested in

Stereotactic radiotherapy (SABR) for cancer that has spread to a limited number of sites (oligometastatic disease)

Stereotactic radiotherapy for localised prostate cancer

Overview

Centres

Bristol
Bristol

300 Park Avenue, Aztec West, Bristol BS32 4SY

51.541807689358095, -2.5709663094294277
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+44 (0)1454 456500
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Specialises in

Gastrointestinal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gastrointestinal cancer
Genitourinary cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Genitourinary cancer
Prostate cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Prostate cancer

Treatments

Chemotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology/Chemotherapy
Image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Image-guided radiotherapy
Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Intensity modulated radiotherapy
Radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Radiotherapy
Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR)

Dr Bird works as a Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Bristol Cancer Institute, specialising in upper gastro-intestinal, pancreatic and urological cancers. He also has a specialist interest in stereotactic radiotherapy (SABR) for cancer that has spread to a limited number of sites (oligometastatic disease) and stereotactic radiotherapy for localised prostate cancer.

Before taking up his Consultant post in Bristol, Dr Bird completed his medical training in Edinburgh and underwent Specialist Training in Oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital, Guy’s Hospital and the Kent Oncology Centre. He was awarded a Masters degree in Oncology with distinction from the Institute of Cancer Research (University of London) for research evaluating the effectiveness of intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and PET-CT imaging to reduce treatment side effects for patients. He completed a 12-month Radiotherapy Fellowship at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Melbourne, Australia) and published on outcomes with combination chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments, as well as the use of complex pelvic radiotherapy approaches for recurrent cancer.

Dr Bird is keenly involved with research and actively recruits and manages patients enrolled in clinical trials. He has several first name publications in peer reviewed journals and has presented at both national and international conferences.

Career positions

Current position(s)

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Education

Internships

  • Edinburgh 
  • Royal Marsden Hospital

 

Fellowship

  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre - Melbourne, Australia

Expertise and interests

Expertise

Interests

  • Upper gastro-intestinal cancers
  • Pancreatic cancers
  • Urological cancers
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Oesophagus Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Stereotactic radiotherapy

Professional association

  • Royal College of Radiologists
  • British Uro-oncology Group
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)
  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Protection Society

Accomplishments

An overview of the doctors accomplishments go here

Awards

  • Masters degree in Oncology with distinction from the Institute of Cancer Research (University of London)

Publications