Dr Raef Boktor

Dr Raef Boktor, MBBch, MSc, MD, FRACP is a nuclear medicine physician and PET specialist. Raef graduated from Cairo University in 1996 with Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, and then trained in nuclear medicine and PET at Cairo university hospitals and the Egyptian national cancer institute. He holds Master and Medical Doctorate degrees in Nuclear Medicine. Before leaving Egypt, Raef worked in a number of senior positions in public hospitals and private practice, culminating in serving as clinical director of Nuclear Medicine and PET at the internationally recognized sole Children's Cancer Hospital in Egypt. In addition, he held an academic position as Lecturer in Nuclear Medicine at Cairo University. Raef migrated to Australia with his young family in 2009. In Australia, Raef successfully undertook AMC exams, and repeated nuclear medicine and PET training in accredited nuclear medicine positions (as prescribed by the RACP). After successfully completing Australian based training, Raef was granted Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) and Fellowship of the Australasian Association of Nuclear Medicine Specialists (FAANMS). Raef works with Lake Imaging as a Nuclear Medicine Physician, including positron emission tomography (PET). He has continued further training, and is in the process of finalising his Diploma of Diagnostic Ultrasound qualification (DDU). Raef is academically active. His output includes 12 internationally published peer reviewed articles . His academic achievements have been recognised by his original university, Cairo University, which conferred on Raef the rank of Associate Professor.