Dr John Conibear



GMC number: 6028729

Practising since: 2001


Clinical Oncology

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Dr John Conibear graduated from the University Hospital of Wales in 2001 and completed his post-graduate general medical training in The Barts and The London Training rotation in 2006.

Dr Conibear is currently deputy medical director of St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, the lead for chemotherapy and clinical director for thoracic oncology in St. Bartholomew’s Hospital. Alongside this, he is also the centre clinical lead for the GenesisCare radiotherapy department in the Cromwell Hospital. Dr Conibear is also the oncology clinical lead for the RCP National Lung Cancer Audit (NLCA).

Dr Conibear specialises in all the non-surgical treatments for both lung and breast cancers. He has expertise in chemotherapy, biological therapy, immunotherapy, radiotherapy, and state of the art radiotherapy techniques. These advances delivery techniques include deep inspiration breath hold (DIBH) for early breast cancer, Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT), Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT) and 4D-CT.

Dr Conibear is also trained in using state of the art radiotherapy technologies including the ViewRay MRIdian MRI-guided linac, Accuray Cyberknife and Leksell Icon Gamma Knife. These technologies are used to deliver stereotactic ablative body or brain radiotherapy (SABR / SRS).

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Treatments and tests offered by Dr John Conibear at Nuffield Health

  • Chemotherapy

Locations Dr John Conibear works with

Related experience


Before gaining his substantive post as a consultant clinical oncologist in St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in 2014, he completed a 2-year fellowship with the NCRI Radiotherapy Trials Quality Assurance Group in Mount Vernon Hospital.

During his fellowship he conducted research into techniques to improve clinician target outlining during radiotherapy planning and was subsequently awarded a MD(Res) from UCL in 2018.


  • BMA
  • Royal College of Radiologists
  • ASCO
  • Royal College of Physicians

Other posts held

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist at Barts Health NHS Trust

Insurers Dr John Conibear works with

Dr John Conibear works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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