Dr Maharaj is a specialist in Nuclear Medicine. She did her MBBCh through Wits University. She specialized at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town where she obtained qualifications through the College of Nuclear Physicians of SA (FCNP), thereafter obtaining her Masters in Nuclear Medicine (MMED) through Stellenbosch University.
She obtained Diplomas' in Small Business Management and Bookkeeping whilst studying her MBBCh Degree.
Prior … Read More to specializing she worked in several hospitals including McCord's, Addington, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial Hospitals in Durban, and Nkonjeni Hospital in Ulundi.
As a specialist, Dr Maharaj worked in Provincial Government for several years, most recently, Polokwane Provincial Hospital where she successfully implemented outreach programs for the Province in her field of Nuclear Medicine. Dr Maharaj has since transitioned into Private Health Care.
She is published in several international journals and contributed her work in a Cancer textbook.
She has presented her work internationally.
She is actively involved in the World association of Radiopharmaceutical and Molecular Therapy (WARMTH).
Her interests are Oncology and Infection imaging as well as Theranostics.
About Nuclear Medicine: Nuclear medicine procedures permit the determination of medical information that may otherwise be unavailable, require surgery, or necessitate more expensive and invasive diagnostic tests. The procedures often identify abnormalities very early in the progression of a disease- long before some medical problems are apparent with other diagnostic tests. This early detection allows a disease to be treated sooner in its course when a more successful prognosis may be possible.
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