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Name

Stephen Kennedy

Job title

Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Phone number

Neuro: Lauren Brown 0161 918 7197 Sarcoma: Maureen Ferguson 0161 446 8323 Proton: Marion McKenna 0161 446 3642

Qualifications

MBBS, BSc(hons), MRCP, FRCR

Specialities

Clinical Oncology (Neuro, Sarcoma, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Proton Sarcoma)

Started at The Christie (Year)

2018

Responsibilities

Dr Kennedy joined The Christie in 2018 working with the Neuro oncology, Sarcoma and Proton radiotherapy teams. He holds clinics at both The Christie as well as seeing new neuro-oncology patients at Salford Royal hospital. 

Dr Kennedy is a core member of the Greater Manchester Neuro-Oncology MDT, Base of Skull MDT, GMOSS Regional Sarcoma MDT and The Sarcoma Proton MDT. The Sarcoma Proton team is a national service for the NHS. Dr Kennedy also treats patients requiring Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) for brain metastases. Dr Kennedy is a key member of the Neuro Oncology Research Clinic.

Professional biography

Dr Kennedy previous worked as a consultant oncologist at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals 2014 – 2018 specialising in Neuro Oncology, SRS, Lymphoma and Acute Oncology. He trained in Clinical Oncology at The Christie hospital 2009-2014. Prior to this he worked in a number of acute and general medical specialities in Manchester and Greater London.

Research Interest

Brain Radiotherapy, SRS, Sarcoma and Proton radiotherapy. Supportive Care and Quality of Life for Glioma Brain patients. Neuro-Oncology weekly research clinic, delivering its clinical trial portfolio.

Educational Interests

Clinical Supervisor of Oncology trainees, mentoring and professional exam preparation.

Publications

The Christie Private Care

Dr. Kennedy also practises privately at The Christie Private Care