Dr Sheela Rao

Consultant Medical Oncologist

QualificationsMBBS MRCP MD

Clinical interests:

Dr Sheela Rao specialises in the treatment of cancers of unknown primary, upper gastrointestinal cancers (stomach and oesophagus) and hepatobiliary (pancreas, bile duct and liver) malignancies, and colorectal (bowel) and neuroendocrine cancers.

Training & background:

Dr Rao completed medical training at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School. She undertook laboratory-based research at The Institute of Cancer Research examining the prognostic and predictive value of genomic profiling of tumour biopsies in oesophago-gastric cancer. This work was supported by an academic grant and Dr Rao was awarded an MD in 2008.

Dr Rao is an active contributor to international research through peer review journals and conferences.

Her main interests include the identification of new treatments for patients with gastrointestinal cancer and how to individualise patient treatment based on molecular biomarkers.

Clinic Times

Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Schedule Key

M: Monthly sessions       A: Alternate weeks

Main NHS base:

  • Royal Marsden Hospital

Want to book an appointment?

Contact us on:

020 8247 3606