Dr Seema Arif

Elected: 2024

Area(s): Industry, Commerce, the Arts & Professions

Specialist Subject(s): Medicine - Oncology

Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Velindre University NHS Trust

Dr Seema Arif specialises in radiotherapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy. She is a specialist in advanced radiotherapy techniques and has been involved in national and international clinical trials. She implemented the first liver stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy treatment (the precise targeting of radiation therapy) in Wales, where she is also the colorectal cancer lead.

She played a leading role for the Royal College of Radiologists during the pandemic and has launched a Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists’ course in India and Hong Kong, as well as introducing BAME awareness tools into ESOL classes.

She received an MBE in 2022 for services to healthcare amongst the Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.