Consultant Profile

Dr Maria Acosta

Name:
Dr Maria Acosta MD, FEBNM, ABNC
Practising at:
Spire Alexandra Hospital
Specialties:
  • Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus
    • Endocrinology
    • Parathyroid disease
    • Thyroid disease
Special clinical interests:

Thyroid disease, Thyroid cancer, Metabolic bone disease, PET CT and Nuclear Cardiology.

Research interests:

PET CT, Nuclear Cardiology, Neuroendocrine Tumours 

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Medway Foundation Trust, Gillingham, Kent

Year of first medical qualification:
1993
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal British Nuclear Medicine Society
Society of Nuclear Medicine (USA)
International Cancer Imaging Society
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
British Nuclear Cardiology Society
British Institute Radiology
European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society
European Thyroid Association

 
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01634 662822/662845
Private secretary:
Sue Harris
Private secretary telephone number:
01634 662892
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Availability:
Monday 6pm - 8pm
 
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Trained as a specialists in Nuclear Medicine in University Hospital in Granada, Spain and year rotation in the USA University Hospital. Doctorate in Neuroendocrine tumours in University in Malaga, Spain. Master degree and fellowship in Nuclear Medicine from the European Society of Nuclear Medicine. Diplomate certified in Nuclear Cardiology from the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.

I moved to the UK in 2003 as a Consultant Physician in Nuclear Medicine at Medway Hospital with a special interest in Thyroid disease, Dysthyroid Eye disease, Thyroid carcinoma, Thyroid US, FNA and radioiodine therapy. I have an interest in Parathyroid disease and metabolic boned disease, particularly osteoporosis. Clinical lead in PET CT and Patient Safety Lead imaging directorate. 

Personal profile:

Enjoy Travelling, photography and bird watching.

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