Professor John Bridgewater

Professor John Bridgewater



33 years of experience

Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3168013
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    Practices worked at

    LOC - Leaders in Oncology Care

    95 Harley Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 6AF
    64 reviews

    HCA UK at University College Hospital

    15th Floor University College Hospital 235 Euston Road, London, United Kingdom, NW1 2BU
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    Professor John Bridgewater is a Consultant Medical Oncologist and Clinical Researcher at the UCL Cancer Institute. He specialises in gastrointestinal oncology, with a particular interest in biliary tract cancers and carcinomas of unknown primary origin.

    After studying medicine at Oxford and University College London, he went on to specialise in Medical Oncology at the Middlesex, Mount Vernon and Royal Marsden Hospital. He was awarded a PhD by the Institute of Cancer Research for research into gene therapy. In 1999 he was appointed as a Senior Lecturer in Medical Oncology at UCL.

    Professor Bridgewater leads the National Cancer Research Institute subgroup in hepatobiliary malignancy and also has a laboratory programme at the UCL Cancer Institute investigating carcinoma of unknown primary origin. He is also active in trials across the gastrointestinal portfolio and has been the chief investigator on a number of landmark studies into gastrointestinal and biliary tract cancers. As well as his clinical and research work, he also serves on a number of committees including The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI). 

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    Medical procedures

    • Chemotherapy 
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    Special interests

    • Bilary Cancer 
    • Bowel Cancer 
    • Cancer Unknown Primary
    • Gastro-intestinal Cancers
    • Liver Cancer 


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    • PhD University of London 1997
    • RCP Membership Royal College of Physicians 1989
    • MBBS Middlesex Hospital Medical School 1986
    • BA University of Oxford 1983
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