Dr Nick MacLeod

Consultant Clinical Oncologist

BSC (Med. Sci.), MB ChB, MRCP, FRCR, MD

Year qualified:2002


Personal profile

Nick MacLeod is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist based at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre. He graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2002 having completed an intercalated BSc in 2000. He received his MRCP in 2006, FRCR in 2010 and an MD from the University of Edinburgh in 2016.

His Oncology training was undertaken in the West of Scotland and completed in 2014. His NHS practice covers Ayrshire and Arran and he specialises in the non surgical management of prostate, bladder and colorectal cancer. These treatments include chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormonal therapy as well as targeted therapy.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Radiologists London
  • British Medical Association
  • General Medical Council

Clinical Interests

Dr MacLeod has a particular interest in clinical research and is the principal investigator in several key national and international clinical trials in colorectal, prostate and bladder cancer. 

He has pioneered the introduction of IMRT and IGRT for the treatment of bladder cancer at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre. In addition to this research interest, Dr MacLeod is also active in teaching and training and is the team trainer for Uro-Oncology trainees.

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