Dr Vivek Misra graduated from JIPMER, Pondicherry, India in 1995 and was awarded the gold medal for the top undergraduate in his batch. He completed his post-graduate medical training in the UK gaining his MRCP (UK) in 1999 and his specialist training in Clinical Oncology at Newcastle and obtained his FRCR (Oncology) in 2003.
He is a member of the Breast and Gastrointestinal Cancers Disease Groups and has a special interest in the management of Spinal Cord Compression and late effects of Pelvic radiotherapy. He is also involved in the development to new radiotherapy techniques, including stereotactic body radiotherapy.
As chair of the Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression (MSCC) Group, he leads the MSCC service in Manchester and has helped develop an integrated co-ordination service in the area, which is unique in the country; bringing together a multi-disciplinary team to provide high quality care for this complex group of patients.
He is a Principal Investigator in national clinical trials covering breast, colorectal and MSCC.