Dr David Gilligan

Dr David Gilligan

Clinical oncology 03122095


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network


  • Video and telephone consultations
  • Home chemotherapy

About me

David Gilligan is a Consultant Oncologist at Cambridge University Hospitals & Royal Papworth Hospitals, Cambridge, UK and an Associate Lecturer at the 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. He is an enthusiastic participator in clinical trials and has a keen interest in patient engagement and patient information.
He has been a member of the NCRI Lung Cancer Studies Group. From 2016-2019 he was elected to the Council of the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR). He currently sits on NHS England Lung Cancer Clinical Expert Group (CEG). He is a Senior Medical Editor to Macmillan Cancer Information and Specialist Advisor to CancerHelp UK, a Trustee and Chair of Grants Committee of the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, the major patient facing UK wide lung cancer charity.
He has been a member of British Thoracic Oncology Group (BTOG) Steering Committee Since May 2017 and is an auditor and inspector to the European Organisation of Cancer Institutes (OECI)

Areas of interest

Lung cancer; Upper GI Cancer (oesphagus and stomach); Neuroendocrine tumours; Mesothelioma; Thymic tumours; Cancer unknown primary

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