Dr Jason Chow

Founder of The International Care Network and Consultant Medical Oncologist

Dr Chow is a consultant medical oncologist and Head of the Department of Oncology at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Trust, London. He completed his medical training at Imperial College School of Medicine, London. He trained in general medicine in London and went on to train in Medical Oncology at Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital and St George’s Hospital. He has completed a master’s degree in oncology from the Institute of Cancer Research.

Dr Chow is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) and is a member of the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the Association of Cancer Physicians UK (ACP).

Dr Chow’s main clinical interests are in lung cancer, and upper gastrointestinal cancers including hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers. As the current Head of the Department of Oncology at his NHS Trust and the Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Multi-disciplinary team lead, he is heavily involved and dedicated to the development of cancer diagnosis and treatment pathways. His position in the senior leadership of the oncology department as well as Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Multi-disciplinary team lead ensures that he is in touch with the leading and most effective treatment techniques for his patients. He has had a keen interest in education and training and has been the joint Training Programme Director for Oncology specialist registrars across St George’s hospital and Guys and St Thomas hospitals, he has also been the tutor for the Core Medical training doctors.

Having joined the consultant body at St George’s Hospital, London in 2018, he plays a leading role in departmental senior leadership, departmental management, staff recruitment and clinical governance leadership.  As a consultant specialising in the treatment of lung and upper gastro-intestinal cancers, he is part of a team and network of cancer specialists spanning Southwest London to include St Georges Hospital, The Royal Marsden Hospital and Kings College hospital. He is also interested in clinical research and is a principal investigator and chief investigator in a number of clinical trials treating patients with cancers of the lung or upper-gastrointestinal tract.

Dr Chow holds a post as an honorary senior lecturer at St George’s University London. He has an interest in teaching and training of the junior doctors and has been the departmental lead for teaching at St Georges Hospital, leading wide ranging oncology teaching programs both within the department and with the wider hospital alongside programs in London. He is a keen lecturer and has been invited to speak at numerous national and international meetings. He is also keen on undergraduate teaching where he takes part in formal lectures for St George’s medical school as well as being an undergraduate medical examiner at St Georges University London.

Non-Specific Symptom Pathway:

Together with Dr Alrifai, he has developed the Non-Specific Symptom Pathway at The Cromwell Hospital and is able to see patient who have symptoms and are worried about a cancer diagnosis, needing urgent diagnostics to confirm or exclude a cancer diagnosis.

Languages spoken

English (first language)

Chinese (Cantonese)

Publications

Other Profiles

News

Education

About The International Cancer Care Network

The International Cancer Care network represents a network of highly qualified specialists working in London, one of the largest and most metropolitan cities in the world. Our very experienced clinicians come from various backgrounds, having trained in some of the world’s most highly regarded hospitals.