Dr Andrew Southee

Consultant nuclear physician

Dr Andrew Southee graduated with honours from the University of NSW in 1979 and trained in internal medicine in Sydney at RNSH and RPAH, Newcastle, and UCH London. He then undertook nuclear medicine training at RPAH and Harvard Medical School Boston.

Andrew was previously Director of Nuclear Medicine of the Hunter Area Health Service where he helped establish Australia’s first 'all-digital' filmless nuclear medicine department in 1990. In 1994 he established Northcoast Nuclear Medicine.

Andrew’s special interests include teaching, sports medicine, cardiac stress testing, nuclear oncology, SPECT/CT and PET.

Andrew has served as President of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine (ANZSNM) Queensland branch, and both Secretary and President of the Sunshine Coast Local Medical Association (SCLMA).

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (Honours), University of New South Wales, 1979 - MBBS (Hons)
  • Postgraduate medical diploma, Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom, 1986 - MRCP(UK)

Professional Qualifications

  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 1989 - FRACP

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London, 2021 - FRCP (previously member since 1987)

  • Fellow of the Australasian Association of Nuclear Medicine Specialists, 2013 - FAANMS

Professional Memberships

  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine (ANZSNM) - Queensland chairperson 2008-2012 - MANZSNM
  • Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) - Member
  • Sunshine Coast Local Medical Association (SCLMA) - Secretary 1995-2008, President 2008-2010

Previous Experience

  • Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH), Sydney
  • Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA), Sydney
  • University College Hospital, London
  • Beth Israel Hospital of Harvard Medical School, Boston
  • John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle
  • Sunshine Coast Private Hospital, Buderim
  • Nambour General Hospital, Nambour
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne (PET)
  • Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane (PET)