Gillham, Dr. Charles

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Dr. Charles Gillham


Radiation Oncologist


St. Luke's Hospital - see location

St. Luke's Centre at St. James's Hospital - see location

Secretary (St Luke's) Rathgar 01 406 5206

St James's 01 420 6955

Secretary (St James Hospital) 01 420 6950/1

Private Secretary 087 261 2614

  • Gynaecological Cancer
  • Lower Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Haematological Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • IMRT in Pelvic Malignancies
  • PET-CT in tumour response and survival prediction
  • Image Guided Brachytherapy
  • European Society of Therapeutic Radiotherapy and Oncology
  • British Sarcoma Group
  • Connective Tissue Oncology Society
  • National Lymphoma Forum of Ireland
  • Irish Clinical Oncology Research Group



Dr Charles Gillham graduated from University College London Medical School in 1994.

After attaining membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 1998, he started his training in Clinical Oncology on the Pan-Thames North East rotation (St Bartholomew's and The London and Middlesex Hospitals).

He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists in 2001. Having completed his clinical training, he undertook an MD at Trinity College, Dublin in molecular and radiological response prediction in oesophageal cancer. This was followed by a fellowship (PET-CT/4D CT in lung cancer radiotherapy planning) at the University of Dresden, Germany.
He was appointed a Consultant in October 2008 and works at St James's and St. Luke's Hospital.

He sub-specialises in the radiotherapy treatment of sarcomas, gynaecological, colorectal and haematological malignancies. He is co-founder of the Irish Sarcoma Group and national lead for soft tissue sarcoma, an active member of the lymphoma forum of Ireland (LFI), the principal investigator for ICORG 09-06 (a randomised trial of post-operative 3D conformal radiotherapy versus IMRT in uterine cancer), the SLRON lead for gynaecological brachytherapy and clinical lead at the radiotherapy centre in St James Hospital.

From May 2015 he will be the Chief Examiner in Radiation Oncology for the Faculty of Radiology, RCSI. He is the Internal Examiner for the School of Radiation Therapy, Trinity College and is a lecturer on the annual ESTRO Treatment Planning Course held in Dublin.