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Welcome to the Department of Nuclear Medicine which gave birth to Nuclear Medicine in South Africa. We provide world-class modern care with a commitment to scholarship, discovery, education and outstanding patient care.

Prof Mike Sathekge: HOD

At UP Nuclear Medicine, not only are we pioneers in pushing the boundaries of this exciting field, but we also take great pride in being leaders in providing; Infection imaging ,Targeted Radionuclide therapy and Radioimmunotherapy.

Nuclear Medicine

Welcome to the Department of Nuclear Medicine at the University of Pretoria

Nuclear Medicine in South Africa was conceived at this Centre. Our department belongs to an 832 bed University hospital Pretoria Academic, right in the capital city of South Africa. In this busy hospital, the department is committed to improving patient care by maintaining and advancing the highest possible standards of education, research and clinical use of nuclear medicine.

The Department is home to one of the top registrar programs, PhD and fellowship programs.

Our outstanding diagnostic and therapeutic programs are dedicated to providing the best in evidence-based patient care utilizing the most advanced imaging equipment available, ranging from single and dual head gamma cameras, SPECT/CT and multi-slice PET/CT.

Prospective students who are looking for more information are encouraged to contact the department here.




                                For more information on this national research center (NuMeRI) , click here.


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