Dr Darshit A Thaker
FRACP ClinDipPallMed MD MBBS
Medical Oncologist and Palliative Medicine Specialist
Senior Lecturer, University of Queensland
Dr Darshit Thaker is a Medical Oncologist and Palliative Medicine Specialist. He has experience working with Queensland Health a Redcliffe Hospital, Royal Brisbane Hospital and Hervey Bay Hospital.
Specialised in managing all solid tumour types, and with special interest in gastrointestinal, colorectal and breast cancers, Darshit provides effective and personalised care to his patients during their journey from diagnosis to active management to palliation.
He completed his oncology training in RBWH in 2012 and won the prestigious Unicorn Foundation Award to expand his knowledge in neuroendocrine tumours. During his training year at Townsville Hospital, he did extensive research on cost-effectiveness analysis of Teleoncology, which took him to national and international conferences for oral and poster presentations. He won the best of the best award for oral presentation at COSA and represented Australia on international stage at ESMO, Stockholm. His passion continues as he runs Telehealth clinic to Hervey Bay Cancer Centre. The paper was published in MJA last year.
Darshit has maintained an active interest in teaching and clinical research as well. He is member of various clinical trials groups i.e. AGITG, RBWH clinical trial group. He is an accredited supervisor for advanced trainees of RACP, examiner for fellowship exams and Senior Lecturer at University of QLD.
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