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Dr Crispin Hiley

Dr Crispin Hiley

Consultant Clinical Oncologist

BSc(hons) MBChB (hons) PGDip PhD MRCP FRCR

Languages spoken: English French

Dr Crispin Hiley

Consultant Clinical Oncologist

BSc(hons) MBChB (hons) PGDip PhD MRCP FRCR

Languages spoken: English French

Appointments available at:

Cromwell Hospital

Patient Age Group


Year qualified



Clinical oncology



Clinical Interests

Lung cancer; Mesothelioma; Radiotherapy; Chemotherapy; Immunotherapy; Proton beam therapy; Stereotactic Radiotherapy (SBRT/SABR)

About Dr Crispin Hiley

Dr Crispin Hiley is an Associate Professor with tenure in Radiation Oncology at University College London (UCL) and a Consultant Clinical Oncologist at University College London Hospital (UCLH). He is the UK Clinical Director for Lung Cancer for Genesiscare.

Dr Hiley specialises in the use of stereotactic radiotherapy (SBRT) for oligo metastatic and oligo progressive disease for many types of cancer including but not limited to breast, prostate, colorectal, gynaecological, sarcoma and lung.

He is an expert in all the non-surgical treatments for all types of lung cancer. He has expertise in chemotherapy, immunotherapy and radiotherapy including state of the art radiotherapy techniques including Volumetric Arc Therapy (VMAT), Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT), Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT), Proton Therapy and Stereotactic Radiotherapy (SBRT).

He specialises in reirradiation, the use of radiotherapy for patients who have received prior radiotherapy, in the management of lung cancer and oligo metastatic and oligo progressive disease of many different cancer types.

He graduated with honours from the University in Manchester in 2005. He has trained in Oncology at many centres of excellence both in the UK and abroad. These include the Christie Hospital, the MD Anderson Cancer Centre (Houston, USA), Kings College (NIHR Clinical Lecturer) and the Royal Marsden (NIHR Clinical Fellow). He completed a PhD at the University of London with the Barts Cancer Institute and a postdoctoral research Fellowship at the Francis Crick Institute and the UCL Cancer Institute.

He became a consultant in 2018 and is clinical lead of the clinical oncology lung team at UCLH, UCLH Lead for Lung Proton Therapy, Deputy Lead of Clinical Trials for the CRUK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence, NIHR Clinical Research Network Speciality Research Lead Radiotherapy for North London and Deputy Chair of the National Cancer Research Institute Lugn Group. He heads a research group at the UCL Cancer Institute focused on understanding resistance to radiation therapy.

He is the chief Investigator of the HIT-MESO study investigating the role of hemi-thoracic proton radiotherapy for mesothelioma. He is the principal investigator and national chief investigator for several academic and commercial clinical trials in lung cancer. He has published in many of the world’s leading journals including NEJM, The Lancet, Nature and Cell. He is a member of the expert group which authored the Radiotherapy for Lung Cancer Royal College of Radiologists Consensus Statement.

NHS Base (trust)

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians, Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) , American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)
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