Dr Darshit Thaker, Senior Medical Oncologist/Palliative Care Physician
Dr Darshit Thaker is a Medical Oncologist and Palliative Medicine Physician. He has experience working with Queensland Health; Redcliffe Hospital, Royal Brisbane Hospital and Hervey Bay Hospital.
Specialising 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. He did extensive research on Teleoncology, which took him to national and international conferences for oral and poster presentations. He also presented his paper on Palliative Prognostic index at ESMO ASIA 2015. He has multiple publications in field of Oncology and Palliative Care in various peer-reviewed journals.
Darshit has maintained an active interest in teaching and clinical research as well. He is member of AGITG, ASCO, ESMO, MOGA, ANZPM and IAP. He is an accredited supervisor for advanced trainees of RACP, examiner for fellowship exams and Senior Lecturer at University of QLD.