Dr George Mikhaeel
MB ChB MSc FRCR
Consultant Clinical Oncologist
Dr Mikhaeel specialises in the treatment of lymphoma and colorectal cancer with both chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
He trained in clinical oncology in Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, University College London Hospital, and Mount Vernon Hospital before his appointment as a consultant in 2001.
Dr Mikhaeel has a unique expertise as one of the few clinicians treating lymphoma with both chemotherapy and radiotherapy. He is an early implementer of advanced radiotherapy techniques in lymphoma radiotherapy. He specialises in Image-Guided IMRT in lymphoma to improve targeting of radiation and reduce side effects and in PET-based radiotherapy planning.
His research interest is focused on advanced radiotherapy techniques and the use of imaging in lymphoma. He pioneered the use of early response assessment by PET scanning so that treatment can be tailored to the individual patient. He published extensively in the field and has been an invited speaker in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and the USA. He is a co-author of international guidelines for radiotherapy in lymphoma and international guidelines in the use of imaging in staging and response assessment. He is a member of the UK National Cancer Research Institute – Lymphoma Studies Group and is the chief investigator of a clinical study in non-Hodgkin lymphoma. He is a founding member of the International Lymphoma Radiation Oncology Group and is a member of its steering committee and chairs the UK Lymphoma Radiotherapy Group steering committee.
Lymphoma, colorectal, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.
Bupa Cromwell Hospital
London Bridge Hospital