Lip Wai Lee

Job title

MacMillan Consultant Clinical Oncologist


MBBS(hons), MRCP, FRCR, Msc (Oncology)


Head & Neck

Started at The Christie (Year)



Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Training Programme Director in Clinical Oncology North Western Deanery

Professional biography

Dr Lee graduated from University of Melbourne, Australia in 1997, after which he started his general medical training in the UK. Dr Lee started working in oncology in the Christie in 2000, after completing MRCP. During the training course of at the Christie, he also visited the MD Anderson cancer centre and William Beaumont Hospital in the USA to develop further specific technical skills in IMRT and SABR. Dr Lee is one of the clinical leads who developed stereotactic lung radiotherapy for lung cancer for the first time in the North West. He is involving with new developments in IMRT for head & neck and lung cancers. He was also on the examination panel for Royal College of Radiologists, UK and Manchester medical school, and is currently the Training Programme Director for the oncology training in the North West Region.

Research Interest

Stereotactic radiotherapy (SABR) lung cancer Intensity Modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) treatment for head and neck cancer Image guided radiotherapy (IGRT) Novel targeted agents for Head and neck cancer including monoclonal antibodies, immunomodulators and live virus.


Publications in The Christie research publications repository