Dr Kitchener graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1983 and received his Fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) in 1989, specialising in Nuclear Medicine.

In 1990 he joined Jones Radiology and helped to establish the Nuclear Medicine Department. He was the Modality Director for Nuclear Medicine from 1991 to 2015 and regularly consults at our St Andrew’s and Calvary Adelaide Hospital sites, as well as the two PET Centres at Kurralta Park and SAHMRI.

Dr Kitchener’s special interests are Musculoskeletal Nuclear Medicine, PET Imaging, Nuclear Endocrinology and Radionuclide Therapy (Thyroid and Oncology).

He is a past President of the Australasian Association of Nuclear Medicine Specialists, was a member or deputy member of the South Australian Radiation Protection Committee for over 24 years and has been a member of the Medical Services Advisory Committee and the Consultative Committee on Diagnostic Imaging.