Dr Maria Acosta


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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:

Endocrinology and diabetes

Other treatments

Endocrinology and diabetes Mellitus: thyroid disease, parathyroid disease, endocrinology.

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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.

PET CT, Nuclear Cardiology, Neuroendocrine Tumours.

Medway Foundation Trust, Gillingham, Kent.

I enjoy travelling, photography and bird watching.

Telephone 01634 662822/662845
Private secretary Michaela Croft
Private secretary telephone 01634 662892
Private secretary email michaela.croft@spirehealthcare.com