Dr Wood graduated from Medical School in 1996, studying at the University of Cambridge and the Royal Free and University College Medical School in London. Her oncology training began in 2000. During her period of training she was awarded an MD from the University of London for her work on the use of radiological tracers to identify radiation-resistant areas within tumours.
She treats patients with head and neck, urological and thyroid malignancies employing a variety of the most up-to-date techniques including intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), often combined with chemotherapy, biological agents or hormonal therapy. Dr Wood also has expertise in the use of radio-iodine treatment for thyroid cancer.
Treatments and tests offered by Dr Katie Wood at Nuffield Health
- Head and neck oncology
MD awarded for use of 64-Cu-ATSM in PET scanning to identify areas of radiation resistance within head and neck cancer tumour models.
Dr Wood is involved in supervising MD Fellows evaluating the use of PET-CT scanning to identify regions within a tumour to dose-escalate with radiotherapy.
Currently she a Principal investigator in a number of different national studies evaluating novel treatments for head and neck and urological malignancies.
- British Medical Association
- British Uro-oncology Group
- Medical Protection Society
- Fellow Royal College of Radiologists
Other posts held
- Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Royal Surrey County Hospital
Insurers Dr Katie Wood works with
Dr Katie Wood works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- AXA PPP Healthcare
Dr Katie Wood does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Katie Wood does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Katie Wood does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.