Date of registration

1 Jan 1987

Primary medical qualifications


Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Area of expertise

After completing his training in General Medicine and gaining Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) on the Leicester teaching hospitals rotation, Dr Shepherd was appointed to the Royal Marsden Hospital, London, where he did all his specialist training and gained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) in the treatment of cancer.

During this time he undertook a two year Clinical Research Fellowship developing and widening the clinical application of stereotactic radiotherapy, a specialised technique for the treatment of brain tumours, for which he was awarded his doctorate (MD).

Dr Shepherd was appointed to the post of Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Gloucestershire Oncology Centre in 1997 and specialises in the non-surgical treatments (radiotherapy and chemotherapy) for patients with colorectal, head and neck or skin cancers. Apart from attending a joint clinic for patients with head and neck cancer at Worcestershire Royal Hospital twice a month, his clinical practice is based in the Gloucestershire Oncology Centre at Cheltenham General Hospital.

Dr Shepherd's specialist interests are head and neck, Ear Nose and Throat, colorectal and skin cancers.

Other useful contact numbers

Cheltenham General Hospital
Reception 0300 422 4028
Secretary 0300 422 2596

Worcestershire Royal Hospital
Secretary 01905 733 696