Dr David Gilligan
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Dr David Gilligan

Dr David Gilligan
David
Gilligan
BSc (Hons), MA (Cantab), MB BChir, FRCPE, FRCR, Clinical oncologist

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Medical oncology, Gastrointestinal cancer, Lung cancer

Overview

Centres

Cambridge
Cambridge

Fordham Rd, Newmarket CB8 7XN

52.26243294702835, 0.3985662288360208
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+44 (0)1223 907600
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Specialises in

Gastrointestinal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gastrointestinal cancer
Lung cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Lung cancer

Treatments

Chemotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology/Chemotherapy
Immunotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Image-guided radiotherapy
Radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Radiotherapy
Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR)

Dr Gilligan trained at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Cambridge. He works at Addenbrooke’s and Royal Papworth Hospitals in Cambridge and is an Associate Lecturer at the University of Cambridge. His specialist training in oncology was at The Christie Hospital, The Royal Marsden Hospital, and University College Hospitals, London.

Dr Gilligan has been a member of the NCRI Lung Cancer Studies Group and is currently a member of Council, Royal College of Radiologists and of the NHS England Lung Cancer Expert Group. He sits on the Steering Committee of the British Thoracic Oncology Group (BTOG). He is a specialist advisor to Cancer Backup and CancerHelpUK, the patient information arm of Cancer Research UK.

Special clinical interests in thoracic oncology, upper gastrointestinal tract cancer, lung cancer, neuroendocrine & thymic tumours, mesothelioma & cancer of unknown primary.
Careerpositions

Career positions

Current position(s)

  • Consultant, Addenbrooke’s NHS Trust Hospital Cambridge, and Royal Papworth Hospital Cambridgeshire
  •  Associate Lecturer at the University of Cambridge

 

Year qualified

  • 1987

Education

Universities

  • University of Edinburgh
  • The University of Cambridge
  • Specialist training in oncology was at The Christie Hospital, The Royal Marsden Hospital, and University College Hospitals, London.

Expertise and interests

Expertise

Interests

  • Medical oncology
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Thoracic oncology
  • Oesophago-gastric tumours
  • Upper gastrointestinal tract cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Neuroendocrine & thymic tumours
  • Mesothelioma 
  • Cancer of unknown primary

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (FRCPE)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR)
  • Member of the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) Lung Cancer Studies Group
  • Member of Council, Royal College of Radiologists
  • Member of the NHS England Lung Cancer Expert Group
  • Member of the Steering Committee of the British Thoracic Oncology Group (BTOG)