Dr Naomi Fersht

  • Qualifications
    PhD, MRCP, FRCR
  • NHS Base
    University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, 235 Euston Road, London NW1 2BU
  • Speciality
    Neuro-oncology and technical radiotherapy
  • Year qualified
    1993
  • Consulting address
    Harley Street at University College Hospital, 5th Floor, Macmillan Cancer Centre, Huntley Street, London WC1E 6AG
  • Research interests
    Novel molecular radiotherapy techniques for adults with selected types of brain tumor.
  • Languages
    English
  • Biography

    Dr Naomi Fersht is a consultant clinical oncologist at University College Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. She specialises in the management of primary and secondary brain and spinal tumours. This involves the use of both conventional and innovative radiotherapy techniques and chemotherapy. Her special interests are pituitary tumours, the management of young adults with brain tumours, technical radiotherapy and radiosurgery, and radionuclide treatments for primary brain tumours.

    She qualified from the University of Cambridge and her specialist training was at the Royal Marsden and University College Hospitals. Naomi’s doctoral thesis in cell cycle checkpoints was supervised by Nobel Laureate Sir Paul Nurse, and she has been involved in developing novel molecular radiotherapy techniques at UCLH.