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Nuclear Medicine

Phone:9845 2890
Fax:9845 2892
Email:roberth1@chw.edu.au
Location:in the Department of Medical Imaging, Diagnostic Services building, level 2

The Department of Nuclear Medicine provides a comprehensive range of diagnostic and therapeutic radionuclide procedures to paediatric patients. These include bone, renal, gallium, hepato-biliary, gastrointestinal, cardiac, lung, thyroid, CSF and brain studies. PET scanning for cancer and neurological conditions is also performed in conjunction with Westmead Hospital.

A number of in-vivo procedures eg. GFR are also performed.

An after hours service is provided for urgent cases on weekends and public holidays only.

Scheduled procedures should be ordered by the patient's medical officer by using electronic orders or the doctor's letterhead. PET scans require a special referral form which can be obtained form the department. The studies are dealt with on a priority basis.

How to make an appointment:

Patients or medical officers make an appointments for all Nuclear Medicine tests (except PET) by directly telephoning the Department of Nuclear Medicine 98452890. For PET requests 98452891. Urgent cases can be arranged by contacting the Nuclear Medicine physician or Chief NM scientist in the department.

Staff

  • Prof Robert Howman-Giles, Head, Department of Nuclear Medicine
  • Prof Roger Uren Physician
  • Dr David Chung Physician
  • Dr Hamda Saleh Physician
  • Dr Thomas Pascual Registrar
  • Justine Trpezanovski, Chief NM Scientist
  • Theo Kitsos, Deputy Chief  NM Scientist
  • Daniel Armao NM Scientist
  • Suzannah Fuller NM Scientist
  • Davina Hughes NM Scientist
  • Nelly Keeka NM Scientist
  • Julie Briody (BMD Scientific Officer)
  • Madeleine Thompson (BMD)
  • Mabel Harrison Nurse
  • Natasha Soo Secretary
Last updated: Wednesday, 17 of December 2008

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