Consultant in Medical Oncology
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Lung cancer and senior adult oncology
Started at The Christie (Year)
Consultant Medical Oncologist specialised in the care of patients with lung cancer. Dr Gomes also has a special interest in the care of senior adults with cancer and is the Clinical Director of the multidisciplinary senior adult oncology service launched at The Christie in 2022. He also works with the digital services where he directs the clinical outcomes unit. This unit focuses on the use of clinical data generated as part of the daily practice across the hospital to identify the outcomes of groups of patients and promote improvements.
Dr Gomes is an elected board member of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG).
Dr Gomes received most of his medical training in Lisbon (Portugal), where he achieved his MD having then finalised the medical oncology training between the Lisbon Central Hospitals and The Christie. After completing the speciality training, he continued at The Christie where he worked until 2020 as a clinical research fellow caring primarily for patients with lung cancer and melanoma.
During this time, he also worked with the experimental cancer medicine team (ECMT) and completed a MRes in experimental cancer medicine with a distinction at The University of Manchester. In 2020, Dr Gomes was appointed as a Consultant in Medical Oncology with several roles and responsibilities (described above).
Clinical research in the fields of lung cancer and senior adult oncology.