Consultant Medical Oncologist
(MB.BS, B.Sc.(Hons), BA, PhD, MRCP)
Joined in 2011.
Dr Paul Nathan received his first medical degree from Cambridge University and qualified in medicine at University College London, both achieved after earlier degrees (including a PhD) specialising in immunology. He was a Fulbright Scholar and carried out his post-doctoral research at the Pittsburgh Cancer Institute in the US. He initially pursued cancer research in academia and in the pharmaceutical industry before finally deciding to pursue a clinical career.
Dr Nathan has a specialist interest in the treatment of renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) and melanoma (both uveal and cutaneous). He also has an interest in Merkel Cell Carcinoma. He is currently based at The Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, in Northwood, Middlesex.
He is the first author of the UK guidelines for the systemic treatment of renal cell carcinoma, a member of the National Cancer Research Institute groups for both renal carcinoma and melanoma and is secretary of the UK Melanoma Study Group. He also is a member of the panel currently reviewing the national melanoma guidelines.