Dr Apurna Jegannathen


MBBS, MD( Gen Med), MRCP, FRCR (Clinical Oncology)

GMC number: 5204630


Clinical Oncology

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Dr Jegannathen commenced her current post with the University Hospital of North Staffordshire in 2012 and specialises in lung, breast, upper GI and (CUP) carcinoma of unknown primary.  In addition to this she also holds the post of Clinical Director for oncology and Haematology at UHNM 

She has previously worked as a specialist registrar in the North West region which included 10 months at the Royal Preston hospital and 3.5 years at the Christie hospital in Manchester.  In addition to this 

Dr Jegannathen was a visiting fellow at the world renowned Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto (Canada) in 2010. 

She has comprehensive experience in the management of early breast cancer, locally-advanced disease and metastatic breast and lung cancer and is passionate about the understanding, development and meeting the challenges of cancer management. She is a principal investigator for trials at UHNM for breast and lung.  

Dr Jegannathen’s other areas of interest are diverse and include technical radiotherapy treatment and the teaching of undergraduates and postgraduates.  

Special interests

Lung cancer
Breast cancer
Upper GI cancer
CUP carcinoma of unknown primary

Personal interests

In her spare time Dr Jegannathen has a passion for music and plays Veena which is an Indian classical music instrument. Enjoys giving concerts. 

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Apurna Jegannathen at Nuffield Health

  • Chemotherapy

Locations Dr Apurna Jegannathen works with

Related experience


  • Membership Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists - Clinical Oncology
  • Membership European Society of Medical Oncology
  • Membership of Royal College of Physicians - Royal Medical Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist University Hospital of North Midlands
  • Clinical Director for Oncology and Haematology at UHNM


Dr Apurna Jegannathen does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Apurna Jegannathen does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Apurna Jegannathen does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.