Dr Andrew Neil Davies

Consultant in Palliative Medicine


Year qualified:1987


Personal profile

Dr Andrew Davies graduated from St. George’s Hospital Medical School (University of London) in 1987 and completed his specialist training in Palliative Medicine in 1998. Dr Davies later worked for McAlpine Macmillan as a Consultant Senior Lecturer at the University of Bristol, Consultant in Palliative Medicine at the Royal Marsden Hospital and as a Honorary Consultant in Palliative Medicine at the Royal Brompton Hospital.

Dr Davies is now a Clinical Director of the Department in Palliative Medicine at St. Luke’s Cancer Centre / Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford, and an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London. He consults privately at BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital in Guildford, primarily for cancer patients. He see's patients at all stages, and patients with symptoms relating to both the cancer and the cancer treatment.

However he will also see patients with non-cancer illnesses, particularly patients with advanced disease, and patients with difficult to control symptoms. Dr Davies is married with two children, theylive in a small village in Surrey so the family can enjoy both the countryside and the bright lights of London.

Professional Membership

  • Royal College of Physicians

  • Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain & Ireland

  • International Association for the Study of Pain

  • Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer

Clinical Interests

  • Cancer pain

  • Neuropathic pain

  • Breakthrough pain

  • Incident pain / movement-related pain

  • General symptom control

  • Oral symptom control e.g. dry mouth

  • Palliative care

  • End-of-life care

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