Dr MB Mukesh

MBBS, MRCP, FRCR, MSc (Oncology)


Dr Mukesh graduated in 2003 with distinction and undertook specialist training in oncology at Cambridge. He was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists in 2010. From 2011-2013 he worked as a senior research fellow at Cambridge Breast Unit. His research work was based around the use of advance radiotherapy techniques including Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) and Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT) in breast cancer treatment. After successfully completing his research fellowship, he was appointed as Consultant in Clinical Oncology at Colchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in 2013. He is now the lead oncologist for breast cancer and chemotherapy services in Colchester.

Dr Mukesh has vast experience in the use of systemic chemotherapy, biological agents, hormone therapy and immunotherapy. He offers modern cutting edge radiotherapy techniques including Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT), Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT) and Heart Sparing radiotherapy to his patients. His expertise includes oncological management of breast cancer, skin cancer including metastatic melanoma, pancreatic cancer and Carcinoma of unknown primary.  His patients can receive chemotherapy and immunotherapy treatment at home.


  • Every Thursday afternoon (Ipswich)
  • Weekly Wednesday 18:00-20:00 (Brentwood)


Current posts

  • Consultant in Clinical Oncology.at Colchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Dr Mukesh has an interest in medical education and is a faculty member for educational meetings organised by the Royal College of Radiologist (RCR) and the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS). He is also an educational supervisor for GP trainees.

Member of

  • Royal College of Radiologist (RCR)
  • European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO)
  • Medical Defence Union (MDU)


Dr Mukesh’s main clinical and research interest is the oncological management of breast cancer. He is the local principal investigator of several breast cancer trials and is the research lead for Colchester Breast Unit. He is currently involved in setting up new trials for breast cancer patients.


Dr MB Mukesh works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Medical Care Direct
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health

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

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

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