Dr Ford qualified in medicine from Cambridge University and St Thomas' Hospital in London. He undertook specialist training in Medical Oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital and studied for his postgraduate (MD) degree at the Institute of Cancer Research for which he was awarded the Sir Lionel Whitby Medal.
His special interest is in gastrointestinal cancer.
His current research mainly relates to the mechanisms of sensitivity and resistance to chemotherapy drugs in oesophageal and gastric cancers. He is a member of the National Cancer Research Network Upper GI Clinical Studies group, and is the lead investigator for a number of multicentre clinical trials.
- Colorectal cancer
- Stomach and oesophageal cancer
- Diagnosis and management of cancer of unknown primary origin.
Treatments and tests offered by Dr Hugo Ford at Nuffield Health
- British Medical Association
- Association of Cancer Physicians
- American Society of Clinical Oncology
- Medical Protection Society
Other posts held
- Director of Cancer Services at Addenbrooke's Hospital
Insurers Dr Hugo Ford works with
Dr Hugo Ford works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA Health
- Exeter Family Friendly
Dr Hugo Ford does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Hugo Ford does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Hugo Ford does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.