Dr Andrew Southee
NCNM Consultant physician


Dr Andrew Southee graduated with honours from the University of NSW in 1979 and has trained in internal medicine in Sydney at RNSH and RPAH, Newcastle, and UCH London. He subsequently undertook nuclear medicine training at RPAH and Harvard 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 and SPECT/CT. Andrew has served as both Secretary and President of the Sunshine Coast Local Medical Association (SCLMA) and President of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine (ANZSNM) Queensland branch.



Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (Honours), University of New South Wales, 1979 - MBBS (Hons)

Professional Qualifications
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians - FRACP
  • Member of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom - MRCP (UK)
  • Member of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London - MRCP (Lon)
  • Fellow of the Australasian Association of Nuclear Medicine Specialists - FAANMS

Professional Memberships
  • Sunshine Coast Local Medical Association (SCLMA) - Secretary, President 2008-2010
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine (ANZSNM) - Queensland chairperson - current
  • Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) - Member

Previous Experience
  • Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney
  • Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
  • University College Hospital, London
  • Harvard, Boston
  • John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle
  • Sunshine Coast Private Hospital, Buderim