Dr Omar Khan is a consultant medical oncologist based in Swindon, with over 20 years of experience. He specialises in lung cancer, bladder cancer and prostate cancer alongside kidney cancer, mesothelioma and immunotherapy treatment. He privately practises as a consultant medical oncologist at Shalbourne Private Healthcare, while his NHS base is Great Western Hospitals Foundation Trust (GWH).
Dr Khan has strong academic background, graduating from King's College London with an MBBS in 1999 having achieved a BSc in Physiology three years previous. He began his specialist oncology training on the North London rotation in 2004 and continued his training in Oxford. His ground breaking research in cancer biomarkers at the world-renowned University of Oxford led to him being awarded a DPhil in 2013.
Dr Khan, who also treats ovarian cancer and renal cancer, is a respected leader in his field. alongside his consultant role, he is the oncology department and clinical governance lead at GWH. Furthermore, he is the principle investigator for numerous phase III clinical trials there.
He has contributed to numerous peer reviewed publications and continues to conduct research to further his knowledge in his field. Dr Khan is also a member of various professional organisations including the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), European Society of Medical Oncologists (ESMO) and the Association of Cancer Physicians (ACP).