Dr Sophie Victoria Barrett

Consultant Medical Oncologist

MA (Cantab), MBBS, MSc, MD, MRCP

Year qualified:1994

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Sophie Barrett is a Consultant Medical Oncologist with a special interest in treating patients with breast cancer at BMI Ross Hall Hospital, Glasgow. In addition, Dr Barrett holds a Medical Oncology consultant post at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre in Glasgow and she is the Lead Breast Cancer Oncologist for the West of Scotland.

Dr Barrett trained in Cambridge and London before moving to Glasgow in 1997 to complete her Medical Oncology training. In 2005, she was awarded an MD by the University of Glasgow, for work analysing markers of chemotherapy resistance in breast cancer.

Dr Barrett has a particular interest in clinical research and the development of novel breast cancer treatments and she is the West of Scotland Principal Investigator for several phase II and III clinical trials. In addition, she plays a national leadership role in the development of breast cancer services and treatment guidelines across the West of Scotland.

Professional Membership



  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow

  • Member of the Association of Cancer Physicians

  • Member of the British Association for Cancer Research

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