Dr David Woolf


Dr Woolf is a graduate of the University of Birmingham. Core medical and Clinical Oncology training was carried out in London (University College Hospital, The Royal Free and St Bartholomew’s), a Master’s Degree in Oncology at the Institute of Cancer Research and a Doctorate of Medicine after research at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre.

Dr Woolf plans and delivers radiotherapy at The Christie to patients with breast and lung cancers and also gives Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR) for lung cancers and oligometastases (cancers that have spread to the lungs). In addition he gives chemotherapy, endocrine therapy (hormone treatment) and targeted drug therapy.

He is a member of the breast and lung cancer disease orientated group at The Christie and remains up to date with the rapid ongoing changes in cancer treatment.


Consultant Details

  • Consulting Address
    The Christie Private Care, Wilmslow Road, Manchester M20 4BX
  • NHS Base
    The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
  • Qualifications
    BMedSci, MBChB, MRCP (UK), FRCR, MSc, MD (res)
  • Research Interest
    Dr Woolf has over 20 publications in peer reviewed journals and published book chapters as well as over 40 oral and poster presentations to national and international conferences. These include a particular interest in breast chemotherapy response, lung and breast radiotherapy and using imaging techniques (scans) to assess response to treatment.
  • Speciality
    Breast cancer and Lung cancer
  • Sub Speciality
    Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy, hormone therapy, biological therapy, Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SABR)
  • Contact details for appointments

    Please contact your consultants secretary, or the patient liaison team, on 0161 918 7296
    Or Email - info.christieclinic@hcahealthcare.co.uk
    Or Fax to - 0161 446 8027