Dr Arvind Arora

Consultant Medical Oncologist & Honorary (Clinical) Associate Professor

MBBS; PgC (Oncology); MSc (Oncology); MRCP (UK); MRCP (Medical oncology); FRCP (UK)

Year qualified:1998


Personal profile

After completing my general medicine training at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust in 2007, I pursued my career in this field of Oncology

I completed East Midlands Medical Training Programme – North in February 2014. During this period, I was awarded Postgraduate Certificate in Oncology from Newcastle University with distinction, MSc in Oncology from the University of Nottingham with a research project on Pancreatic and Bile Duct cancer. Post CCT, I did two years of Clinical Research Fellowship which involved Lab based translational research at the University of Nottingham evaluating the role of RecQ helicases in Breast Cancer.

In 2015, I was appointed as Consultant in Medical Oncology at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH). Although I consider myself as General Oncologist but I have a specialist interest in the management of Lung, Mesothelioma, Pancreatic, Gall Bladder, Liver, Bile Duct, Breast and Neuroendocrine tumours.

I have good experience of managing acute Oncological problems. I completed Acute Oncology course from Liverpool University.

I acquired management and leadership skills by doing management course from Warwick University. I am Clinical Governance and Audit lead for Oncology Department at NUH.

I am actively involved in research and clinical trials. I am the principal investigator for several clinical trials at NUH.  I have over 20 publications in well-reputed peer-reviewed journals. I am involved in the teaching of medical Students and module convenor for MSc Oncology course at the University of Nottingham. University of Nottingham recognised my work and awarded me the title of Honorary Clinical Associate Professor.

Outside profession, I love spending time with my family and play squash.

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Professional Memberships

  • RCP (Membership of Royal College of Physicians, UK)
  • ENETS (European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society)
  • MDU (Medical Defence Union)
  • BTOG (British Thoracic Oncology Group)
  • ACP (Association of Cancer Physicians)
  • Pancreatic Cancer UK
  • AMMF (Cholangiocarcinoma charity)

Clinical Interests

Medical Oncology

Treatments provided: Chemotherapy; Immunotherapy; Targeted Therapies, Endocrine Therapies.

Tumour Sites treated:

  • HPB (Liver, Bile Duct, Gall Bladder, Ampullary and Pancreatic cancer)
  • NETs (Neuroendocrine tumours- all sites)
  • Lung cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Breast cancer

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