Dr David Thomas is a consultant Medical Oncologist that focuses on the care of people with gastro–intestinal, Neuroendocrine and Brain cancers. He has a special interest in looking after patients with cancers of the colon, pancreas and biliary tract (liver, gall bladder and bile ducts), stomach and oesophagus. He is part of a Neuroendocrine Tumour Clinic and multi-disciplinary team that provides treatment and care for people across NSW.
David graduated from Sydney University in 1995 and completed his Medical Oncology training through St George Hospital in 2003. In 2004 he worked as a Fellow in the Gastrointestinal Cancers Unit at the Royal Marsden Hospital. He now works at both St George and Sutherland Hospitals as a Staff Specialist and in Private Practice at the Southside Cancer Care Centre and St George Oncology Associates.
David is committed to the multi-disciplinary care of people with cancer. He is a member of the NET (neuroendocrine), Colorectal, Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer and CNS (brain) tumour multi-disciplinary teams at St George and Sutherland Hospitals. David works closely with a team of surgeons, radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians, radiation oncologists and pathologists to provide the best care for his patients. He is involved in the recruitment of patients to clinical trials as part of his effort to provide the best outcomes for the patients in his care.
He has a great passion for oncology and the sense that as a group he is part of making a difference for the people we care for at the Southside Cancer Care Centre.