Dr Desmond Barton's Biography
Desmond PJ Barton, MD FRCSEd., MRCOG, FACOG
Current Post: Consultant Gynaecologist Oncologist at the Royal Marsden Hospital Foundation Trust and St. George’s Hospital, University of London. Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Oncology
Graduated with Honours from Queen’s University, Belfast
Fellowship in Gynaecological Oncology, University of South Florida and H.Lee Moffitt Cancer Centre, Tampa Florida
Research Fellow in Tumour Immunology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Centre.
Assistant Professor, Division of Gynaecological Oncology, Temple University Philadelphia.
Past Director of Fellowship Training Programme, Royal Marsden Hospital; past Member of Sub-Committee on Gynaecological Cancer, FIGO; past member of Subspeciality Committee of RCOG<
Member of many societies including – AACR, BGCS, IGCS, SGO, SPS
Publications: More than 100 peer-reveiwed.
Clinical Interests: Postgraduate Surgical Training; recurrent gynaecological cancer; strategies to reduce surgical morbidity; assessing nodal status in vulval cancer
Research Interests: Pelvic Autonomic nerve function and gynaecological cancer; factors in nodal metastasis in vulval cancer