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Meet the multi-disciplinary team (MDT)

The head and neck oncology team are a multi-disciplinary team made up of oncologists, pathologists, surgeons, radiologists, cancer specialist nurses, dieticians and speech and language therapists who all work together to ensure each patient can benefit from the expertise of each member.


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The team meeting at Poole takes place on a Tuesday to discuss the specific details and treatment needs of patients and the various treatment options are then presented to the patient at the morning clinic.

Patients will meet various members of the team at these clinics and be treated at the individual clinician’s clinics at times and locations suitable to their needs. 

Patients receive a follow-up and are monitored at these clinics after treatment for up to five years.

Head and neck cancer multi-disciplinary team (MDT)

Member MDT Role
Dr J Davies

Clinical oncologist / service improvement lead & recruitment to clinical trials lead

MDT Lead Clinician

Mr N DeZoysa Ear, nose & throat consultant / head & neck surgeon
Dr EV King Ear, nose & throat consultant / head & neck surgeon
Mr V Ilankovan Oral and maxillofacial consultant / head & neck surgeon 
Mr PL Ramchandani  Oral and maxillofacial consultant / head & neck surgeon
Mr A Kusanale Oral and maxillofacial consultant / head & neck surgeon
Dr S Haider  Lead histopathologist/cytologist - pathology

Dr J Herbetko

Lead imaging consultant
Dr A Thomson  Imaging consultant
Dr Olly Pearce Imaging consultant

Dr A Pharaoh

Palliative care consultant 
Mr SGS Ellis  Consultant in restorative dentistry and oral rehabilitation
  Speech and language therapy 
  Clinical nurse specialist (patients & carer psychological support) 
  Oncology research nurse
  Pre-planning radiotherapy
  Nutrition and dietitics
  Maxilllofacial Prosthetist
  MDT & audit facilitator
  Sister B2 ward

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