MBBS FRCP (UK) FRACP
Conjoint Clinical Professor David Goldstein is a senior staff specialist in the Department of Medical Oncology at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney. He works in a clinical capacity seeing a wide range of malignancies but particularly specialises in Gastrointestinal malignancies, and renal cell carcinoma. He has admitting rights at The Prince of Wales Private Hospital, has a private practice in Suite 20 and treats patients in the oncology day centres at both The Prince of Wales Public and Private hospitals.
He understands the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to cancer care and values the cross disciplinary collaborations and the fresh perspective colleagues from different backgrounds provide.
He is a past President of Clinical Oncology Society of Australia. He was previously Chairperson of both the Gastrointestinal Malignancies Group COSA, the First chair of the Rural and Regional group during his term as visiting medical oncologist to Tamworth Base Hospital and was on the COSA executive for six years. He is on the board of the Australasian Gastrointestinal Trials Group.
Professor Goldstein is committed to ongoing research and education and has an active role in both laboratory and clinical research collaborations. He takes great pride in having started a number of younger physicians on the road to clinical research.
Professor Goldstein has been involved as a senior investigator in numerous therapeutic clinical trials. He has been involved in Phase I, II, III, and IV studies. He has been a PI on investigator initiated studies, as well as Australian PI for a number of large multinational Phase III studies. He has over 175 peer reviewed publications as well as book chapters and invited papers .
A major research interest has been identification of novel modes of growth inhibition and he is involved in a laboratory program examining avenues to optimise the use of EGFR inhibitors, as well as a study of the influence of host cells on tumour progression in pancreas cancer.
Professor Goldstein was selected to be part of an inaugural publication recognizing excellence in Faculty-wide conjoint teaching at The University of New South Wales.