Professor Hochhauser qualified in medicine from Cambridge and the Royal Free Hospital Medical School in 1983. Following postgraduate medical training in London and Oxford he was appointed clinical fellow in medical oncology at the Institute of Molecular Medicine, Oxford where he completed a DPhil. He subsequently worked as a medical oncology fellow at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York before appointment as a senior Lecturer and consultant in 1996.
Professor Hochhausers major clinical interest is in gastrointestinal medical oncology. His research is focused on development of novel therapeutics and early phase clinical studies.