Dr Michael McCarthy

Dr Michael McCarthy


Michael is a medical graduate from New South Wales. He completed his specialist medical training in Perth in 1996 but moved back to NSW and completed his nuclear medicine training at Westmead and Royal North Shore Hospitals in 1998. He returned to Perth and accepted a position at Royal Perth Hospital as Nuclear Medicine Physician in 1999 and in 2000 he joined Perth Radiological Clinic. In 2008 he became Head of the Department of Nuclear Medicine at Royal Perth Hospital. He also has a sessional appointment at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital working in PET.


Nuclear medicine, PET/CT, SPECT/CT

Fellowship Training

RNSH and Westmead Hospital

Hospital Appointments

Royal Perth Hospital  (Head Of Dept), Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

Recent Publications

Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography in the differential diagnosis of early-onset dementia: a community based study. Panagyres PK, Rodgers JM, McCarthy M, Campbell A, Shan Wu, J, 2009: BMC Neurology 9:41
18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography imaging in brain tumours: The Western Australia positron emission tomography/cyclotron service experience. McCarthy M, Yuan JB,  Campbell A, Lenzo NP, KButler-Henderson K, 2009: J of Med Imaging and Radiation Oncology:
Correlative studies of structural and functional imaging in primary progressive aphasia: Panegyres PK, McCarthy MC, Campbell A, Lenzo NP, Fallon M, Thompson J: Apr-May 2008: Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen; 23(2):184-91. Epub 2008 Jan 11