Dr Qamar Ghafoor

Consultant Clinical Oncologist

MBChB, BSci (Cell and Molecular Medicine), MRCP, FRCR

Year qualified:2002

Specialty

Personal profile

Consultant Q&A Cancer Care

Qamar Ghafoor qualified from the University of Birmingham in 2002. He trained within the West Midlands and was appointed as Consultant Clinical Oncologist at University Hospital Birmingham in 2011. He is also a visiting consultant to Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust. Qamar specialises in the treatment of lung and skin cancers with chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

He is the principle investigator for a number of national clinical trials, and has published papers in peer reviewed journals, in addition to presenting at International conferences. He has developed 4-Dimensional and stereotactic lung radiotherapy within Birmingham, and has expertise in delivering Cyberknife treatment to lung tumours.

Professional Membership



  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (Clinical Oncology)

  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians

  • European Society for Medical Oncology

  • British Thoracic Oncology Group

Clinical Interests

  • Lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies
  • Cyberknife and stereotactic lung radiotherapy
  • Skin cancer

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