Dr Nick MacLeod

Clinical oncologist in Glasgow & Edinburgh


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Professional statement

Dr Nick MacLeod is a leading and highly respected consultant clinical oncologist based in Glasgow, who specialises in prostate cancer, bowel cancer and bladder cancer. The treatments he provides include chemotherapy, hormone therapy and radiotherapy. He privately practices at Ross Hall Hospital while his NHS base is The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Care.
Dr MacLeod is highly qualified, with a BSC (Med. Sci.) (2000) and MB ChB (2002) from the University of Glasgow. He then received an MRCP in 2006, an FRCR in 2010 and an MD from the University of Edinburgh in 2016. Dr MacLeod completed his specialist oncology training in the West of Scotland in 2014.
Dr MacLeod also specialises in targeted therapy. He introduced intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) for the treatment of bladder cancer at his NHS base. He also provides SABR treatment for localised prostate cancer.
He's the principal investigator in several key national and international clinical trials in colorectal, prostate and bladder cancer, and regularly peer-reviews journals being considered for publication for national and international clinical trials. He is a Clinical Expert Advisor for the Scottish Medicines Consortium and also peer reviews articles for Health Improvement Scotland.
Dr MacLeod is the team trainer for Uro-Oncology trainees at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and has had his own work featured in peer-reviewed journals. He is a member of various professional organisations including the Royal College of Radiologists London, the European Society of Medical Oncology, the British Medical Association and the General Medical Council.

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