Dr Maria Acosta

Consultant Physician Nuclear Medicine


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I trained as a specialist in nuclear medicine in University Hospital in Granada, Spain and a year rotation in the USA University Hospital. I have a doctorate in neuroendocrine tumours from the University in Malaga, Spain, a masters degree and fellowship in nuclear medicine from the European Society of Nuclear Medicine and a 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.

I am clinical lead in PET CT and the patient safety lead in the imaging directorate.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Maria Acosta at Spire include:

General medicine

Other treatments

  • Parathyroid disease
  • Thyroid disease

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Additional information

General medicine
Thyroid disease

Professional memberships

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

  • Neuroendocrine tumours
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • PET CT

Medway Foundation Trust, Gillingham, Kent

I enjoy travelling, photography and bird watching.