Dr Ananth Shankar

Dr Ananth Shankar



23 years of experience
23 years as a specialist

Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4380308
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    Practices worked at

    The Harley Street Clinic

    35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G
    159 reviews


    Dr Ananth Shankar is a Consultant Paediatric and Adolescent Oncologist. He is based at University College London Hospitals NHS Trust and is the Clinical Lead for Adolescent Neuro-oncology. He is an Honorary Senior lecturer in Paediatrics at the ICH/UCL and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. He specialises in adolescent neuro-oncology and nodular Lymphocyte Predominant Hodgkin’s Lymphoma [LPHL]

    After graduating in medicine from Cailcut Medical College in India, he trained in Paediatric Oncology at Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children in Dublin and the Royal Marsden Hospital. He completed a Research Fellowship at Queen Mary and Westfield College in London, with his thesis investigating Paediatric Lymphomas.

    Dr Shankar is actively involved in research into Lymphocyte Predominant Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and is the current UK Chief Investigator for the International EuroNet LPHL trial. He is an undergraduate examiner with University College London and is also a clinical and educational supervisor of paediatric oncology trainees.

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    Medical procedures

    • Chemotherapy
    • Intraventricular Chemotherapy



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    Special interests

    • Hodgkin Lymphoma 
    • Leukaemia 
    • Lymphoma 
    • Melanoma 
    • Myeloma 
    • Neuro-endocrine Tumours (NETs) 
    • Nodular Lymphocyte Predominant Hodgkin's


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    MB BS Cailcut Medical College, India

    MD Queen Mary and Westfield College, London

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