Prof. Derek ROEBUCK
Professor of Paediatric Radiology, Division of Paediatrics, Medical School, University of Western Australia
Consultant paediatric radiologist, Department of Medical Imaging, Perth Children's Hospital
Adjunct professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University
Honorary clinical senior research fellow, Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, University of Birmingham
Derek Roebuck is an Australian radiologist who was educated in Tasmania. He trained in Hobart and London before moving to Sydney for fellowship training in paediatric radiology in 1993. After working in private practice for a short time he completed a second fellowship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. After a brief return to Sydney he worked at Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 1996 to 1999.
He then returned to London to start a permanent interventional radiology service at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, becoming Head of Clinical Service (Radiology) from 2015 to 2018. He was President of the Society for Pediatric Interventional Radiology in 2014. After nearly twenty years at GOSH he re-emigrated to Australia to become Professor of Paediatric Radiology at the new Perth Children’s Hospital and the University of Western Australia. He was awarded the Gold Medal of the Society for Pediatric Interventional Radiology in 2021.
Professor Roebuck’s main medical interests are childhood cancer, paediatric vascular disease, and interventional radiology in the airway.