Dr Debashis Sarker is a Consultant Medical Oncologist who specialises in the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers, neuroendocrine tumours and liver cancer. He is also a Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He sees patients privately at Leaders in Oncology Care and the London Bridge Hospital,
Dr Sarker has a strong focus on research, including looking at the development of novel therapies for cancer, and together with Dr James Spicer, he runs the Early Phase Clinical Trials Unit based at Guy’s Hospital. He is actively involved in the management of hepato-pancreatic-biliary malignancies at King’s College Hospital Liver Unit, and has a specific interest in the development of new therapies and molecular imaging for these tumours.
He graduated in medicine from the University of Liverpool in 1997 and then trained in internal medicine and medical oncology. In 2003 he was appointed to a Cancer Research UK Clinical Research Fellowship in the Drug Development Unit at The Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer Research, which lead to the award of a PhD.