Dr Roberto Alonzi BSc MB BS MRCP FRCR MD


Urological, prostate, bladder

Based at

Spire Bushey Hospital and Elstree Cancer Centre

Clinic Availability

Tuesday and Thursday mornings and by arrangement for emergencies

Current NHS post

Consultant Clinical Oncologist, East and North Herts NHS Mount Vernon Cancer Centre and Hemel Hempstead hospital

Current memberships

Royal College of Radiologists
European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology
National Cancer Research Institute

Year of qualification



Dr Alonzi is a Medical Research Council Clinician Scientist with a special interest in prostate cancer. He also has appointments as a Consultant Clinical Oncologist at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre and as a Senior Lecturer at University College London. Dr Alonzi trained at Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospitals in London. Following general training and membership of the Royal College of Physicians, he undertook specialist training at Hammersmith Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital and Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, resulting in a Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists in 2004. He went on to complete his research degree at the Gray Cancer Institute and University College London and was awarded an MD in 2008. Dr Alonzi currently sits on the National Cancer Research Institute, low-risk prostate cancer group and the bladder cancer chemo-radiotherapy group. Research interests include the development of biologically targeted image-guided precision radiotherapy, tumour oxygenation, radiobiology and the use of radiation sensitizers in prostate cancer. He has also published work that characterises how the effects of hormone treatment can alter the biology of prostate tumours. This research is currently funded by the Medical Research Council, the Prostate Cancer Charity and the Royal College of Radiologists.

The Prostate Practice

Dr Alonzi is a member of The Prostate Practice, a team of leading surgeons, oncologists and radiologists, specialising in the diagnosis and treatment of all prostate conditions.

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