Consultant Profile

Dr David Gilligan

Dr David Gilligan BSc (Hons) MB BChir FRCPE FRCR
Practicing at:
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
  • Oncology
    Special clinical interests:

    Thoracic Oncology                                             
    Lung Cancer                         
    Rare thoracic tumours

    Upper GI Cancer 

    Oesophageal & Gastric Cancer

    Cancer of unknown primary site

    – including chemo-radiotherapy and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SABR)

    Systemic therapies - including chemotherapy and targeted agents

    Research interests:

    Phase 2 & 3 clinical trials
    Research into patient experience

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Clinical Oncologist Cambridge University Hospitals & Papworth Hospital
    Associate Lecturer University of Cambridge

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    British Thoracic Oncology Group
    International Association for Study of Lung Cancer
    Chair Grants Committee& Trustee Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
    Senior Editor Macmillan (Cancer Information)

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    01223 266990
    By arrangement - preferably Thursday evening
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    David Gilligan is a Consultant Oncologist at Addenbrooke’s & Papworth Hospitals in Cambridge and an Associate Lecturer, University of Cambridge. He trained in Oncology at the Christie Hospital, Manchester; Royal Marsden Hospital, and University College Hospitals, London.  His main clinical interests are in Thoracic Oncology and Upper Gastrointestinal Oncology. and is an enthusiastic participator in clinical trials.  He has been a member of the NCRI Lung Cancer Studies Group.  He is currently a member of UK Department of Health Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Advisory Group, Senior Editor to Macmillan Cancer Information and Specialist Advisor CancerHelp UK, Trustee and Chair of Grants Committee of the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation.

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    Dr David Gilligan

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