Professor Derek Roebuck – Professor of Paediatric Radiology, Australia
Derek Roebuck graduated from the University of Tasmania in 1984. He has come to Perth to take up the position of Professor of Paediatric Radiology at the University of Western Australia and Perth Children’s Hospital after 19 years in England, where he worked as consultant paediatric interventional radiologist and more recently Head of Clinical Service (Radiology) at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London. Prior to his time in England he was Associate Professor in Radiology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prof Roebuck has also worked in New South Wales and the United States.
One of Prof Roebuck’s major medical interests is paediatric cancer, and he was Radiology Chair of the International Childhood Liver Tumour Strategy Group (SIOPEL) for over 15 years. He also has extensive experience in the treatment of children with renovascular disease and complex aerodigestive problems.
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