Clinical Leadership for the Cancer Alliance Optimal Pathway Groups is delivered by the following colleagues.

Click on the names below for a short biography

For general enquiries, contact OPG Administrative Support on

07881 359133.

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            Mr Alistair Young

          Clinical Director/Chair

          Pathway Group: Hepato/Pancreatic/Biliary (HPB)

          Consultant Pancreatic Surgeon, St James University Hospital, Leeds

          Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds


Leanne Cheyne 4.jpg      Dr Leanne Cheyne

      Clinical Director/Chair

      Pathway Group: Lung

      Consultant Respiratory Physician/Lung MDT Lead, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS                 Foundation Trust


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      Mr Samir Mehta

      Clinical Director/Chair

      Pathway Group: Upper GI

      Consultant Upper GI Surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust



Jay Naik.jpg      Dr Jay Naik

      Clinical Director/Chair

      Pathway Group: Breast

      Medical Oncology Consultant, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust 



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           Mr Georgios Theophilou

         Clinical Director/Chair

           Pathway Group: Gynaecology

         Consultant Gynaecological Oncology Surgeon and Robotic Surgeon,                                           Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

         Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds