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Eugene Leung MD FRCPC

Interim Division Head

Dr. Leung received his MD from the University of Ottawa. After completing residency dedicated to Nuclear Medicine at the University of Western Ontario, he received specialist certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the American Board of Nuclear Medicine, and the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology. Following a fellowship in radioisotope therapy, Dr. Leung joined as a full-time member of the Division of Nuclear Medicine at The Ottawa Hospital in 2007 and practices broadly in all aspects of Nuclear Medicine, including cardiac, PET, bone densitometry, and therapy. He is an assistant professor at the University of Ottawa, Clinical Investigator at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and has served as Director of Patient Quality and Safety in his Division.

 Dr. Leung is enthusiastically committed to the rapidly evolving field of functional imaging and theranostics. He enjoys broadening the understanding of this dynamic specialty to the public, medical students, residents, technologists, and colleagues alike through education, collaboration and research. He has lectured abroad and published on specific clinical interests such as PET imaging of cardiac sarcoidosis. He is a board examiner for Canadian diplomates through the Royal College and at the Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization through the Royal College outreach program. He collaborates closely with multiple specialties to share his expertise in radioisotope therapy, co-chairs of the TOH Thyroid tumor board, and has directed research studies and transitioned to clinical practice the treatment of bone metastases using radium-223.