Dr Amy Guppy studied medicine at University College London Medical School, graduating with a first class honours BSc degree in Anatomy and Developmental Biology in 1993, followed by MBBS degrees in 1996. Following her general medical training and membership of the Royal College of Physicians, she completed her specialist training in Medical Oncology on the North Thames rotation. In 2007, she achieved an MD from University of London, in conjunction with The Anthony Nolan Trust, researching in the field of tumour immunology.
She was appointed as a Consultant Medical Oncologist at Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Mount Vernon Cancer centre in 2012, specialising in the management of early and advanced breast cancer and acute oncology. Dr Guppy is Trust lead for Acute Oncology and metastatic breast cancer services, and advises to the London Cancer Alliance through the Acute Oncology pathway groups and breast cancer clinical forums. She is an active clinical researcher within the Breast Cancer Trials Unit at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, acting as the local principal investigator on a range of phase II and III clinical trials within the local and national breast cancer trial portfolio.
Dr Guppy also has a personal interest in cancer survivorship and has led on follow-up strategies in conjunction with the National Cancer Survivorship Initiative and Macmillan.