Imperial College London

Chris Rao

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Honorary Clinical Research Fellow



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  • Commendation for Medical Student Teaching, King’s College London, 2018
  • BMJ Cancer Care Team of the Year, BMJ, 2018
  • Alex Simpson-Smith Travelling Fellowship, London Surgical Symposium, 2016
  • Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD Fellowship, Wellcome Trust, 2009

External Positions

  • Expert Reviewer, Technology Appraisal - Low energy contact x-ray brachytherapy (CXB) for the treatment of early-stage rectal cancer, Health Technology Wales, 2023 - 2023
  • Member, Brachy-HERO (Health Economics in Radiation Oncology) working group, The Groupe Européen de Curiethérapie (GEC) of the European SocieTy for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO)., 2021
  • Health service representative, Appeal panel for technology appraisal and highly specialised technologies, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, 2016

Membership of Professional Bodies