Richard Num

Radiologist Australia, SA
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Basic information

Other profession
Ocupation title
Consultant Diagnostic Radiologist
Additional job title
Current organization
I-Med (South Australia & Northern Territory)
40 years in medical practice, 30 years in diagnostic radiology. Can recall the days before common use of ultrasound, and before CT!

Education & Work

College / University
The University of Adelaide
Graduation year
Specialty training school
Royal Free Hospital, London UK
Final year of last training
Area of expertise
Licensed states
Curriculum vitae
MB BS, MRCP (UK), FRCR, FAICD (Dip) 1987 – present: Adelaide, South Australia Partner / Principal, DR JONES and PARTNERS, Radiologists 2002 – 2004 Chairman, Clinical Management Committee, DR JONES AND PARTNERS 2003 – 2004 Chairman of Partners, DR JONES and PARTNERS I am one of 20 Principals in a large private practice of Radiologists based in Adelaide, South Australia. Dr Jones and Partners was established about 1925, and now has branches in Adelaide and Suburbs, various towns and cities of South Australia, as well as in Alice Springs (Northern Territory). The practice offers comprehensive referral services in medical and dental radiology, including MRI, CT, ultrasound and nuclear medicine, employing some 350 staff. In May 2001 the practice corporatised and became part of the Australian Radiology network, I-Med Limited My special interests within the Practice include paediatric imaging and musculoskeletal ultrasound. Interests include application of information technology to diagnostic imaging, and professional relationships. I attend Radiology Departments at the following hospitals: St Andrew's Hospital, South Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia Burnside War Memorial Hospital, Toorak Gardens SA Alice Springs Hospital, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia Mount Barker District Hospital, Mt Barker, SA Noarlunga Hospital, SA Port Lincoln Hospital, Whyalla Hospital, Port Pirie Hospital all in SA Calvary Wakefield Hospital, Adelaide SA My workload in the practice is varied, such that I am employed as a General Diagnostic Radiologist with special interests. My previous experience in clinical Internal Medicine has been of great value in my life as a Radiologist 1986–1997: WOMEN's & CHILDREN's HOSPITAL, Adelaide, SA Australia Visiting (later Senior Visiting) Radiologist I was employed one day each week as a visiting specialist in Radiology, initially at the Adelaide Children's Hospital which later merged with Queen Victoria Hospital (where I had an appointment as Honorary Visiting Radiologist 1986-1992) to become Women's and Children's Hospital. Duties included general paediatric radiology, ultrasound and CT, and on call one week in seven. Departmental Head ~ Dr Lloyd Morris 1985–1986 FLINDERS MEDICAL CENTRE Adelaide, South Australia Staff Specialist Radiologist, and Lecturer in Radiology General radiologist. Departmental Head ~ Prof. Michael R Sage. ================ Education and TRAINING 1967–1971: The University of ADELAIDE, Adelaide, South Australia Graduated MB BS December 1971 1972-1976: ROYAL BRISBANE HOSPITAL, Brisbane Qld, Australia Employed as RMO 2 years and 3 years as Medical Registrar 1977: The University of EDINBURGH, Edinburgh, Scotland Attended postgraduate course in Internal Medicine MRCP (UK) passed in Edinburgh, November 1977 1977-1980 Training in Internal Medicine, NHS Hospitals, England 1980-1982: ROYAL FREE HOSPITAL, London, England Registrar in Radiology 1982-1985: ROYAL FREE HOSPITAL, London Senior Registrar in Radiology, with rotations to National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, Queen Square, London Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London FRCR gained May 1984 Specialist Training Certificate in Diagnostic Radiology awarded 1985 by the Royal College of Radiologists, London. 1990: UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND Armidale NSW, Australia External student (PT) for 8 months, undertaking Company Directors Course FAICD (Dip) gained by examination December 1990. Fellowship of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (formerly a division of the Institute of Directors).


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Subspecialty interest
General Radiology,Abdominal imaging,Musculoskeletal imaging,Pediatric Radiology,
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