Sacco, Joseph

Dr Joe Sacco

Job Title: Consultant in Medical Oncology

Qualifications: MBChB, MSc, MRCP, PhD

Speciality: Medical Oncology

GMC Number: 6061663

Subspeciality lead for Head and Neck Cancer, NWC CRN

Clinics: Aintree University Hospitals

Tumour site(s): Melanoma, Head and Neck


Dr Sacco studied Medicine at the University of Zimbabwe. He joined the Specialist Registrar Training Programme in Mersey Deanery in April 2006, where he completed his training in Medical Oncology. Dr Sacco was appointed as Clinical Research Fellow at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre in November 2013 before taking up a substantive post as Clinical Senior Lecturer in Medical Oncology at the University of Liverpool and Consultant Medical Oncologist at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre in June 2014.

Dr Sacco was awarded a PhD from the University of Liverpool in July 2013 Investigating roles for the deubiquitylating enzymes in the PtdIns3-K/PKB pathway in cancer.

He is actively involved in the recruitment and follow up of patients on phase Ib, II and III trials, in melanoma and head and neck cancer, with a subspeciality interest in uveal melanoma.