Dr Nihal Shah

Consultant Oncologist



Shah MV

Secretary Contact Details

Mount Vernon Cancer Centre

Tel: 020 3826 2437


Tel: 01438 284096


Cancer Services




Breast Cancer, Upper GI cancer, Cyberknife radiotherapy

Hospital Base

Mount Vernon Cancer Centre

Clinic Locations

Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Lister, New QEII


Dr Nihal Shah is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre and the East and North Herts NHS trust hospitals.  He is the lead breast clinical oncologist at the Lister Hospital.

Dr Shah’s interests are in the management of breast cancer and upper GI cancer.  He is able to advise on the treatment for unknown primary cancers and has an interest in both radiotherapy and chemotherapy.
Dr Shah is active in clinical trial participation, is an investigator for a number for local studies.  He is an advisor to the HTA (Health Technology Appraisal) Panel and was an advisor to the Health Care Commission and the cancer strategy for head and neck tumours. Dr Shah has advised BACUP, dedicated websites for cancer information and ethnic minority groups for cancer care information.

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists