Primary medical qualifications
MB ChB MRCP FRCR MD
Areas 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.
Oncology inpatient services are based at Cheltenham General Hospital.
Date of registration
Qualified Leeds University Medical School 1987
Clinics held at Cheltenham General and Worcestershire Royal Hospitals.