Dr. Nusrat F Shaikh
Department of Nuclear Medicine
MBBS, DNB Nuclear Medicine, RSO.


Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT

Area Of Interest

    Dr. Nusrat Shaikh is a Consultant in Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT at Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre with over  10 years of experience as a Consultant Nuclear  Medicine Physician at Picture this by Jankharia and as a Senior Resident at King Edward memorial (KEM) hospital and Seth G.S. Medical college, Mumbai.  

    Dr. Nusrat Shaikh has undergone DNB training in Nuclear Medicine from prestigious Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre.  She was part of the team at Jaslok hospital that pioneered Ga-68 DOTA PET/CT imaging and LU-177 DOTA therapy  for neuroendocrine tumours  in private sector in Mumbai, TRODAT brain imaging for movement disorders ( First in  Asia) and Dedicated Solid State Gamma Camera for nuclear cardiology imaging ( First in India).  She also won the best Oral Paper Presentation Award on novel ‘Dedicated Solid State Cardiac Gamma Camera’ at SNMICON conference 2010.

    Dr. Nusrat Shaikh is a member of Society of Nuclear Medicine of India (SNMI) and Association of Nuclear Medicine Physicians(ANMPI)  of India since 2008. She has passed the Atomic energy regulatory board (AERB) and Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai, conducted Radiation Safety Officer Examination.  

    Dr. Nusrat Shaikh has extensive experience in Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT imaging and its applications in oncology and non-oncological  infection and inflammatory conditions including PUO, aorto-arteritis, tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, nuclear cardiology, endocrinology, neurology, pulmonology,  therapeutic radionuclide applications such as I-131 radioiodine therapy for  thyroid cancer and disorders, Lu-177 DOTA therapy for neurooendocrine tumours, Lu-177 PSMA therapy for prostate cancer,  bone pain palliation, Yytrium-90 therasphere and SIR spheres radioembolization therapy  for liver tumours  and sentinel node imaging and intra-operative identification in breast cancer. She was actively involved in post graduate training programs by delivering lectures, conducting seminars and guiding students towards their thesis at KEM Hospital.  Dr. Nusrat Shaikh is also working with the novel Ga-68 FAPI PET radiotracer which has proved promising in detecting certain gastro-intestinal tumours where other radiotracers have proven to be of less value.