Dr Amit Bahl

Dr Amit Bahl

MBBS, MD, DNB, FRCP, FRCR, FFRRCSI

Oncology

31 years of experience
20 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“A smart yet sensitive expert. Dealt with a serious and stressful situation with calmness, facts, and even a sense of humour. “
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Subspecialties

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Renal Cancer
  • Spinal Metastases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Cancer of Unknown Primary
  • Clinical Oncology
  • Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)
  • Medical Oncology
  • Pelvic Malignancies
  • Penile Cancer
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Urological Oncology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4577988
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    Practices worked at

    Spire Bristol Hospital

    Redland Hill Durdham Down, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS6 6UT
    66 reviews

    GenesisCare Bristol

    300 Park Ave, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS32 4SY
    17 reviews

    Spire Oncology Centre South West

    300 Park Ave, Aztec W, Almondsbury, Bristol, London, United Kingdom, BS32 4SY
    0 reviews

    About

    Professor Bahl is an internationally renowned expert on all aspects of prostate cancer treatment and can discuss the intricacies of the new modalities of treatment including IMRT, proton therapy, single modality HDR brachytherapy, enabling patients to come to an informed decision, knowing they are in the most expert hands. Professor Bahl has been an expert adviser to NICE for the technology appraisal on new drugs and an external service reviewer at oncology departments elsewhere in the country.  

    Prior to Professor Bahl's current roles, he became member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) and trained in clinical oncology, achieving the fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists qualification, he has also been awarded the fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and is a current member of the National Cancer Research Institute Clinical Studies Groups for bladder cancer and chair the penile cancer subgroup. Professor Bahl has been college tutor of the Royal College of Radiologists for 10 years and has supervised several MD theses in breast and prostate cancer research. He has previously been in the NCRI renal and prostate clinical studies group. He is an Executive Committee member of the British Uro-oncology Group. 

    In addition to his extensive qualifications, Professor Bahl is also actively involved in research into breast, prostate, bladder and penile cancers and has more than 100 publications in these research areas and has several presentations at national and international meetings. In 2012, he was awarded the Cochrane Shanks Jalil Professorship by the Royal College of Radiologists, London and is a Visiting Professor to two international centres and at the University of West of England. He currently holds research grants in excess of £2million and is Chief Investigator for several multicentre trials including ATLAS, CONCEPT and ACE which are focusing on new modalities of treatment in breast and prostate cancer and is also leading the robotic brachytherapy project. Professor Bahl is at the forefront of medical research and there are few doctors better qualified than him.

    Professor Bahl is currently Consultant Clinical Oncologist at Bristol Cancer Institute, University Hospitals Bristol with a special interest in breast and urological cancers as well Research lead for uro-oncology at Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre. Led and developed the prostate brachytherapy service at Bristol. He is the head of oncology at Spire Bristol and Clinical Director at GenesisCare Bristol; the centres are lucky to have such an internationally renowned professional as their director.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Radiotherapy
    • Chemotherapy
    • IMRT
    • Proton therapy
    • Single modality
    • HDR brachytherapy
    • Bladder cancer,
    • Breast cancer,
    • Genito-urinary cancer,
    • Kidney cancer
    • Prostate cancer

    Procedures

    • Radiotherapy
    • Video Consultation
    • Brachytherapy
    • Cancer Prevention and Screening
    • Chemotherapy
    • Clinical Trials
    • Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT)
    • Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR)
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)
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    Special interests

    • Prostate Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Renal Cancer
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Cancer of Unknown Primary
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Penile Cancer
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Urological Cancers
    • Vulval Cancer
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    Education

    MBBS, MD, DNB, FRCP, FRCR, FFRRCSI

    Professional Memberships

    • British Uro-Oncology Group   
    • NCRI Prostate and Bladder Cancer Clinical Studies Groups   
    • Royal College of Physicians London   
    • Royal College of Radiologists London 
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Prostate Cancer
    3/6
    Breast Cancer
    1/6
    Radiotherapy
    1/6
    Rectal Cancer
    1/6
    Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    1/6
    Renal Cancer
    1/6
    Spinal Metastases
    1/6
    Video Consultation
    1/6
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    A smart yet sensitive expert. Dealt with a serious and stressful situation with calmness, facts, and even a sense of humour.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Already commented, he is brilliant and I cannot thank him enough for how he dealt with me and over the 5 years or so that he has been looking after me has been honest and accurate in all of my consultations with him
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very well respected and knowledgeable. Very clear and concise with information and readily available if required.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Patient seen for:
    Very knowledgeable, friendly and took time to explain everything
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Prof Bahl communicates with me just the way i need it. To the point quickly, honest and always happy to answer all my questions. He is friendly and meets me on zoom for our regular consultation which saves me a 90 minute round trip to the hospital.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Patient seen for:
    Excellent clinician, informative friendly helpful and reassuring.
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