Message from the HOD


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.

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

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

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 Radionuclidetherapy and Radioimmunotherapy.

The Department of Nuclear Medicine thanks you for having interest in our comprehensive and innovative patient care.

Professor Mike Sathekge
Nuclear Physician-in-Chief

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