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  • Bladder
  • Lung
  • Prostate
  • Proton Beam Therapy
  • Urological


Dr Gaurav Kumar received primary medical education and core oncology training from India. After working as a consultant in oncology in India for many years he attained the Certificate of Equivalence for Specialist Registration (CESR) from the General Medical Council (GMC) in 2015. Since then he has been working as Consultant Clinical Oncologist at The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough. Dr Kumar also has peripheral clinics at North Tees and Hartlepool Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

With a special interest in lung and urological cancers including prostate and bladder cancer, he has vast experience in treating these conditions with radiotherapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy. Besides this he has interests in targeted therapies like Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR/SBRT). With a key interest in clinical trials he has been a part of many national and international trials in both thoracic and urological malignancies. He has been involved in many national and international peer reviewed research article publications from time to time.

Proton Beam Therapy

This consultant has received training from the Rutherford Cancer Centres in the delivery of proton beam therapy. The programme, Proton Therapy Clinical Education, in conjunction with The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and IBA, the leading proton beam therapy solutions manufacturer, involves oncologists gaining practical experience in Penn’s Roberts Proton Therapy Center – one of the world’s leading centres of proton therapy research and expertise.


General Medical Council – 7504905


  1. Dr Gaurav Kumar does not hold a share or financial interest in the Rutherford Cancer Centres or another Rutherford Health plc company.
  2. Dr Gaurav Kumar does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at the Rutherford Cancer Centres or another Rutherford Health plc company.
  3. Dr Gaurav Kumar does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at the Rutherford Cancer Centres or on behalf of Rutherford Cancer Centres or Rutherford Health plc.

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