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Lung Cancer - Respiratory Oncology


The Lung Cancer team at the James Paget are a group of health professionals that have expert knowledge and experience in treating individuals with lung cancer or Mesothelioma.

They form part of a multidisciplinary team (MDT) which includes Specialist Nurses, Lung Physicians, Radiologists, Hisopathologists, Oncologists and MDT coordinators. Together they provide clinical expertise to treat and manage lung malignancies and are involved with your investigations, diagnosis and treatment.

Our lung cancer - respiratory oncology team are pictured in a group in a meeting room.  Five women - several in nurses uniforms - sit at the front with men and women, including consultants, nurses and admin staff standing behind them.

Telephone: 01493 452047


Your consultant and other members of the Respiratory Team are specialists in lung conditions.  They will provide you with information about your diagnostic investigations and diagnosis and will refer you to other specialist teams for treatment

Respiratory Consultants                                       

Dr Kisseljov (lead)                                                 

Dr Mahadevan

Dr Babu

Dr Naseer

Respiratory secretaries- Jodie Price, Shae Maryon and Taryn Hart - telephone 01493 453566.


Thoracic Surgery Team

This team is based at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH). We have a named consultant whom attends the James Paget weekly to see our lung patients.

All surgery is performed at the NNUH but follow up is carried out at the James Paget. 

Your consultant will provide you with information about your surgical investigations or treatment and will also monitor your progress during and after surgical treatment

Surgeon - Mr Kouritas



Your consultant and other members of the Oncology team are specialists in treatment for cancer.  They will provide you with information about your Chemotherapy and/or Radiotherapy treatment and will monitor your progress and symptoms during and after treatment. Chemotherapy is given at the Sandra Chapman Centre at the James Paget.

Radiotherapy is given at the NNUH.

Dr Han  - Medical oncologist

Dr Tasigiannopoulos – Clinical oncologist


Lung Cancer Nursing team

Our Specialist Nurses work within the Lung Cancer team. They have expert knowledge and experience in lung cancer and are involved in coordinating and liaising with the multidisciplinary team (MDT) at each stage of your journey.

They act as a key worker to provide you with a point of contact, offering emotional advice and support for you, your family or carers, discussing any concerns and answering questions you may have about your treatment.

Emma Schofield  - Clinical Nurse Specialist

Emily Manning - Support Nurse

Laura Spall - Support Nurse

Gordon Perry – Support Nurse

To contact your nurses please call 01493 452047.


MDT Co-ordinator and Support Secretary

Our MDT Co-ordinator and Support Secretary are a central part of the team. They co-ordinate all referrals, bookings and manage the lung cancer pathway.

MDT Co-ordinator and Respiratory Administration Manager - Gina Carter

Support Secretary - Lynsey Finch

Contact telephone number - 01493 453482

Advice and information


Please click on the logos and links below to go to these charity and support group websites.


Big C logo


Macmillan Cancer Support logo - white writing on a green background

Mamillan Cancer Support - Lung Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support - Mesothelioma

Macmillan Benefits Advice Service information


Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation Logo - blue writing on a plain white background


Mesothelioma UK Logo


Smokefree Norfolk logo


Support groups

More information about the Lung Cancer And Mesothelioma Support Group at the James Paget


East Of England Asbestos Patient Support Group Logo