Name

Vivek Misra

Job title

Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Phone number

0161 446 3641

Fax number

0161 446 3334

Qualifications

MBBS, MRCP, FRCR

Specialities

Breast, Colorectal

Responsibilities

Clinical lead, The Christie at Oldham
Vice-chair, Electronic Prescribing Board
Member, Paperless Clinical Record Board
Member, Breast and Colorectal Disease Group
Member, Clinical Oncology Consultants Group
Chair, Medical Advisory Committee, The Christie Clinic
Medical Director, LOC at The Christie Clinic

Clinical Lead for Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression, Manchester
Chair, Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression sub-committee, Manchester Cancer

Professional biography

Dr Vivek Misra graduated from JIPMER, Pondicherry, India in 1995 and was awarded the gold medal for the top undergraduate in his batch. He completed his post-graduate medical training in the UK gaining his MRCP (UK) in 1999 and his specialist training in Clinical Oncology at Newcastle and obtained his FRCR (Oncology) in 2003.

He has been working at The Christie Hospital as a Consultant in Clinical Oncology since 2005. He is a member of the Breast and Gastrointestinal Cancers Disease Groups and has a special interest in the management of Spinal Cord Compression and late effects of Pelvic radiotherapy. He is also involved in the development to new radiotherapy techniques, including stereotactic body radiotherapy at The Christie.

As chair of the Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression (MSCC) Group he leads the MSCC service in Manchester and has helped develop an integrated co-ordination service in the area, which is unique in the country; bringing together a multi-disciplinary team to provide high quality care for this complex group of patients.

He is a Principal Investigator in national clinical trials covering breast, colorectal and MSCC.

Publications

Publications in The Christie research publications repository

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