Consultant Profile

Dr Maria Acosta

Name:
Dr Maria Acosta MD, FEBNM(European Fellow), ACNC(American Board Nuclear Cardiology)
Practising at:
Spire Alexandra Hospital
Specialties:
  • Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus
    • Thyroid disease
    • Endocrinology
Special clinical interests:

Thyroid disease
Dysthyroid eye disease
Neuroendocrine tumours
Radio immunotherapy
PET CT
Nuclear cardiology
Metabolic bone diseases mainly osteoporosis

Research interests:

PET CT
Dysthyroid eye disease
Neuroendocrine tumours
Nuclear cardiology

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Medway Foundation Trust, Gillingham, Kent

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Nuclear Medicine Society
Society of Nuclear Medicine (USA)
International Cancer Imaging Society
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
British Nuclear Cardiology Society
Spanish Society of Nuclear Medicine
European Neuroendocrine Society
European Thyroid Association

 
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01634 662822/662845
Availability:
Monday 6pm - 8pm
 
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Acosta is a consultant physician in nuclear medicine with a master degree in nuclear medicine from the European Society of Nuclear Medicine.  Considerable experience in PET CT and clinical lead of PET CT service in Kent.  Diplomate certified in nuclear cardiology from the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.

Consultant Physician with interest in thyroid disease, dysthyroid eye disease, thyroid carcinoma.  Interest in neuroendocrine tumours particularly in evaluating somatostatin receptors for diagnosis and therapy.  Interest in metabolic bone disease, particularly osteoporosis.

Special interest in radio immunotherapy for the treatment of refractory non-hodgkin lymphoma.

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