David Peake graduated from Liverpool University in 1984. Following general medical rotations in Merseyside and Sheffield he trained in oncology at Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology and was appointed as Consultant Clinical Oncologist at University Hospital Birmingham (UHB) in 1997. He has an honorary senior lecturer contract with Birmingham University.
David has a large clinical practice treating patients with sarcomas, upper and lower gastro-intestinal cancer and lung cancer, with both chemotherapy and radiotherapy. He is a principle investigator for a number of national clinical trials and has published papers in peer reviewed journals and has presented at international conferences.
David is a member of the British Sarcoma Group and The European Musculoskeletal Oncology Society. He is currently Clinical Service Lead in Oncology at UHB and a member of The Royal College of Radiologists Specialist Training Advisory Committee.