Dr. Abubacker Zakir Ali | Best Oncology Doctor | Hyderabad, India

Dr. Abubacker Zakir Ali Nuclear Medicine Scan and Therapy Hyderabad, India

About - Dr. Abubacker Zakir Ali

Areas of Specialization: Besides general nuclear medicine scan reporting, areas of specialization are:

  • Management of thyroid disorders especially radioiodine therapy for hyperthyroidism & for thyroid cancers
  • I-131 MIBG therapy for neuroendocrine tumors
  •  Lu-177 DOTATATE therapy for neuroendocrine tumors
  • Tc99m-Octreotide scan for neuroendocrine tumors
  • PET-CT scans



  • Best paper award for the paper “Role of Tc99m EC in renal scintigraphy” presented at National Nephrology Conference at Tirupathi.
  •  Best paper award for the paper “Reproducibility of parameters of LV function using QGS, ECT & 4DM-SPECT Quantification programs of gated myocardial SPECT: A multicentric study”  presented at SNM(I) Southern Chapter at Trivandrum in 2004.
  • ARCCNM award for the paper “Role of Tc99m-DTPA Renogram in Microalbuminuric, normotensive patients with type II Diabetes”  presented in 9th World Congress of Nuclear Medicine & Biology held at Seoul, Korea from 22nd to 27th October, 2006.



  • Was instrumental in setting up of the radioiodine therapy ward at Nizam’s Institute  of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad in 2006
  • Key person in setting up of the Nuclear Medicine Dept at BIACH & RI in 2007 which included gamma camera & radioiodine therapy ward facilities
  • Key person in setting up of the PET-CT & Cyclotron facilities at BIACH & RI
  • Presented many research papers & guest lectures at various conferences both nationally & internationally.
  • Has several publications as well.
  • Conducted CME on “Advances in Nuclear Oncology” held on March 9, 2008 at Hotel Fortune Katriya, Hyderabad
  • Was the Organizing Secretary for the 9th  Annual Conference of ANMPI which was held at Hyderabad from September 30 to October 2, 2011.


Fellowships & Training:

  • Underwent training in PET-CT & PET radiopharmacy at Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad for 1 month in Feburary, 2007.
  • Training in PET-CT at Jaslok Hospital in October, 2009
  • Training in PET-CT at Tata Memorial Hospital in October, 2009.
  • Underwent training on advanced PET-CT procedures at Stanford University School of Medicine, USA for two weeks in August, 2013.

Work Experiences:

  • Worked in Dept. of Nucl. Medicine, Apollo Hospital for 3 months ( Jan to March, 2003)
  • Worked in Dept. of Nucl. Medicine, CARE Hospital, Banjara Hills,Hyderabad from April, 2003 to Feb, 2006 .
  • Worked in Dept. of Nuclear Medicine, Nizam’s Institute  of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad from Feb, 2006 to Oct, 2006.
  • Presently working as Consultant & Head of Dept. of Nuclear Medicine  & PET-CT, Basavatarakam Indo-American Cancer Hospital & Res. Inst., Hyderabad from Nov, 2006 till now.



Membership - Dr. Abubacker Zakir Ali

  • Treasurer for the ANMPI      
  • State representative of the SNM(I) Southern Chapter

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