Cobben, David

dr-david-cobbenJob Title: Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Qualifications: MD, PhD

Speciality: Clinical Oncology

GMC Number: 7545786

Clinics: Liverpool, Aintree

Tumour site(s): Lung cancer and sarcoma


Dr Cobben trained in Maastricht (Maastro Clinic) until 2012 and worked as a Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Clinical Scientist in the Netherlands and Northern Ireland until 2017.

He worked from 2017 until 2020 as a Senior Lecturer-Honorary Consultant Clinical Oncologist in Radiation Oncology at the University of Manchester and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, with a specialist interest in lung cancer radiotherapy focused on the development of advanced radiotherapy techniques (e.g. MR-linac), improving image guided radiotherapy, and measuring and improving quality of lung cancer care.

In December 2020, Dr Cobben joined the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre as Consultant Clinical Oncologist for lung cancer and sarcoma radiotherapy. He is interested in improving image guidance, adaptive radiotherapy techniques and measuring and improving cancer care. He has a special interest in developing models for decision support to predict survival and toxicity for (frail) cancer patients.