Sanjeev Kumar

Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Chris O'Brien Lifehouse, & Clinical Research Associate at the Garvan Institute

Sanjeev Kumar is a Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Chris O'Brien Lifehouse (RPA), a Staff Specialist at Westmead Hospital, and a Clinical Research Associate at the Garvan Institute. He grew up in country NSW, completed undergraduate medical studies at UNSW, and trained as a Medical Oncologist in Central Sydney and in the United Kingdom.

He embarked on a Cancer Drug Development fellowship with the University of Cambridge UK in 2015 and was subsequently awarded a University of Cambridge and Cancer Research UK scholarship in 2016 to complete a cancer molecular biology PhD at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, with a focus on Oestrogen receptor-positive breast cancer.

Sanjeev returned to Australia in 2019 to continue his clinical and academic focus on breast cancer. He has a keen interest in the education of trainees, public engagement, and clinical trials.