Dr Richard Berman is a Consultant in Palliative and Symptomatic Care based at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester.
Dr Berman graduated in medicine at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School (University of London) in 1996. He initially became a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2001, before joining a specialist training programme for palliative medicine (Royal College of Physicians) in 2002.
Dr Berman now practises as a consultant in palliative medicine, and is honorary senior lecturer and undergraduate tutor at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Europe’s largest cancer centre.
Dr Berman is Lead clinician and specialises in supporting patients undergoing cancer treatment, in particular providing expert management of pain and symptom problems.
Dr Berman is a member of the National Cancer Research Institute (Palliative & Supportive Care clinical studies group), and is also Chair of the Christie patient experience committee. (PRiMa).