Dr Lisa Tarlinton

After graduating with Honours in Medicine and Surgery from UNSW in 2002, Dr Tarlinton completed dual specialty training in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine in 2010 and was awarded an EMBA from the University of Sydney in 2011.  She received the RANZCR 2012 Thomas Baker Prize to pursue 2 years of subspecialty fellowship training in Nuclear Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Centre 2012/2013 and Body Oncology Imaging at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre 2013/2014.

Dr Tarlinton has a particular interest in prostate MRI, PSMA PET-CT and PSMA PET-MRI, and lectures extensively on prostate imaging at various scientific meetings hosted by ARGANZ, RACS, USANZ and AAPC. She has undertaken MRI prostate training with Professor Jelle Barentsz, is a Radboudumc accredited Expert Prostate MRI Reader and lectures at the esteemed Radboudumc Hands-On Prostate MRI course in the Netherlands. She is the only person in Australia to report PSMA PET MRI as clinical standard of care.

Dr Tarlinton was the Director of Diagnostic Services at St Vincent’s Hospital for 3 years followed by a 3-year tenure as the Clinical Director of San Radiology and Nuclear Medicine (SRNM) and Deputy Director of Acute Services. In April 2021, Dr Tarlinton was appointed as the inaugural Head of Clinical and Research Prostate Imaging and Supervising Radiologist for PET-CT at SAH, is a Director on the SAH Research Committee and a Director on the SAH Prostate Centre of Excellence steering committee.