Dr Joanne Hornbuckle

Consultant Medical Oncologist


Year qualified:1989


Personal profile

Dr Jo Hornbuckle studied medicine at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and completed her general medical training in the North-East. She subsequently moved to Australia for 6 years, where she undertook her specialist medical oncology training in Sydney. On returning to the UK, she initially worked as a Consultant in Nottingham before moving to Weston Park Hospital, Sheffield in 2004. Her areas of expertise are colorectal, upper gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary.

Jo sees 200 new patients and supervises around 1400 cycles of chemotherapy per year. She is interested in clinical research and is principal and co-investigator for many NCRI-led clinical trials. She has been the Gastrointestinal site group lead at Weston Park Hospital. Jo is very interested in training the next generation of oncologists and is currently the Training Programme Director for Medical Oncology.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Member of the Association of Cancer Physicians, UK
  • Member of the British Medical Association

Clinical Interests

  • Colorectal
  • Upper GI
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Unknown primary cancers

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