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The London Clinic

Specialties and sub-specialties

Lung cancer
Acute oncology

Professional profile

Dr. Tom Newsom-Davis trained at University College and Middlesex School of Medicine, and graduated in anatomy and medicine in 1998. He subsequently specialised in medical oncology at Charing Cross and Hammersmith Hospitals. During this time he completed a PhD in tumour immunology, funded by Cancer Research UK, and went on to become a Clinical Lecturer in medical oncology at Imperial College London, supported by the Wellcome Trust and Academy of Medical Sciences. He has published several peer-reviewed papers and presented at many conferences.
Dr. Newsom-Davis is a consultant in medical oncology at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital where he specialises in the treatment of lung cancer, mesothelioma and acute oncology. He also has an interest in HIV-related malignancies. He is Trust clinical lead for National Cancer Research Network clinical trials and for Acute Oncology, lead for the London Cancer Alliance Acute Oncology Group, and vice chair of the West London Cancer Network Acute Oncology Group. His work at Chelsea and Westminster was recognised in the 2011 Health Services Journal Awards.
Dr. Newsom-Davis is interested in medical education and has taught widely at both under-graduate and post-graduate levels, as well as being an invited lecturer for various organisations including the Royal College of Physicians.

Current posts

  • Consultant Medical Oncologist
    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation NHS Trust
  • Honorary Consultant Oncologist
    Royal Brompton Hospital
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer
    Imperial College London

Medical training

  • University College and Middlesex School of Medicine 1992
  • PhD Imperial College London 2008
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Oncology, Institute of Cancer Research, London 2009