Dr Thomas Newsom-Davis a Consultant Medical Oncologist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. He specialises in thoracic malignancies including lung cancer and mesothelioma. In 2015, he was awarded the Macmillan Innovation Excellence Award for his work on Acute Diagnostic Oncology Clinics.
He completed his training at University College and Middlesex School of Medicine in London, and graduated in anatomy and medicine in 1998. He went on specialise in medical oncology at Charing Cross and Hammersmith Hospitals in London. During this time he also completed his Cancer Research funded PhD in tumour immunology. Following this he became a Clinical Lecturer in medical oncology at Imperial College London, supported by the Wellcome Trust and Academy of Medical Sciences.
Dr Newsom-Davis leads the lung cancer service for Chelsea & Westminster Hospital and is also the Vice Chair of the British Thoracic Oncology Group Steering Committee. He has also served two terms on the National Cancer Research Institutes lung cancer group and previously led the RM Partners Cancer Vanguard which represents 3.5m patients in South and West London.
He is also actively involved in clinical trials and research, and has been invited to present his work at a number of national and international meetings. He has given lectures for a number of organisations including the Royal College of Physicians, European Society of Medical Oncology, International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, British Medical Association and the Association of Cancer Physicians.
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MBBS (Hons) University College London Medical School 1998
BSc Anatomy (1st Class Hon) University College London Medical School 1995
FRCP Royal College of Physicians (London) 2014
PhD Imperial College London 2008