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Dr Fiona Castell

Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Year Qualified
Clinical Oncology

Special Interests

  • Breast cancer, health care ethics and law.


Dr Castell qualified from Charing Cross and Westminster Hospital in 1996.
Intercalated BSc in Basic Medical Science and Biochemistry 1993 (Upper second).
MRCP 2001
FRCR 2005.
MA in Health Care Ethics and Law 2011(University of Manchester).
General medical training in London.
Clinical Oncology training: pan-Thames SPR rotation (East London and Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust). CCST June 2008. Locum Consultant BSUH September 2008-November 2009.
Locum Consultant Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust September 2010-September 2011.
Locum Consultant GSTT November 2011, appointed substantively December 2011.

Dr Castell shares the Breast Cancer practice at King’s with Dr A Rigg and is the lead clinician for acute oncology, responsible for developing the service. Together with other oncology consultant colleagues and a team of two acute oncology CNSs and two fellows, she provides an assessment and an advisory service for the King’s oncology patients.

She is also a senior clinical advisor for the South East London and Kent Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression service.