Dr Andreas Polychronis MBBCh PhD MRCP


Lung, bowel, gastrointestinal

Dr Polychronis specialises in the management of upper and lower gastrointestinal and lung cancers, and the management of cancers with unspecified/unknown primary. He has a clinical interest in chemotherapy and biological agents.

Research interests

Growth factor signalling the pathways, development and integration of new biological agents in lung cancer treatment schedules.


Dr Polychronis trained at Cardiff University with post qualification training at Guy's & St Thomas', St George's, Royal Marsden, Royal Free and Mount Vernon Hospitals. He was a research fellow at the Cancer Cell Biology Laboratories at Imperial College for work leading to a PhD in molecular biology. He is currently a consultant medical oncologist at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, also spending time treating patients from the Lister/QE 2 and Barnet Hospitals.

Current memberships

Member of The Royal College of Physicians
Member of The Association of Cancer Physicians of the UK
Member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Private clinic

Dr Polychronis holds a private clinic every Wednesday at Elstree Cancer Centre.

Contact details

Secretary telephone: 01923 844526
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