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Dr D Muthukumar - Cancer Care (Oncology)

Dr Muthukumar is a Consultant Oncologist in Essex, Oaks Hospital

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Clinical interests

Dr Muthukumar has special interests in management lung cancer, mesothelioma, and urological malignancies including prostate, bladder and renal cancers.

Academic background

Dr Muthukumar completed his clinical oncology training at University Hospital of Leicester in 2005. He was awarded a Keith Durrant memorial scholarship and undertook post-graduate fellowship training at the British Columbia Cancer Centre, Canada. He trained in intensity modulated radiation technology (IMRT) and was involved in research projects of IGRT.

Following that, he was appointed as a Consultant in Oncology and currently works at Colchester General. He is the lead clinician in management of lung and kidney cancer and is a specialist in administration of systemic chemotherapy, targeted therapy, radiotherapy ( IMRT, IGRT), and radionuclide therapy.

Dr Muthukumar has a keen interest in clinical research and has been the Principal investigator in NRCN and industry led commercial clinical trials in lung and urological cancers.  He has published his work in several reputable journals.

Professional Memberships

Dr Muthukumar is a member of the Royal College of Radiologists, the British Uro-Oncology group, the European Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology, European society of medical oncology and the British Thoracic Oncology Group.

NHS base

Colchester General Hospital, Colchester

Clinic Times

By appointment

01206 987669