David M. Schuster, MD

Associate Professor


Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

GRA Distinguished Cancer Scientist

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Road NE
Room E152

Atlanta, GA 30322

Phone: 404-712-4859

Email: dschust@emory.edu

Dr. Schuster is Director of the Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and is a Georgia Research Alliance Distinguished Scientist. He serves in an NIH study section and reviews for medical journals. Dr. Schuster is widely published and has lectured nationally and internationally. Dr. Schuster is the recipient of the Society of Nuclear Medicine Tetalman Award and is also known for his co-authorship of the book “A Clinician’s Guide to Nuclear Medicine”.

  • Undergraduate (BS): Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
  • Medical School (MD): Albany Medical College; Albany, NY
  • Residency: Radiology, Tufts University; Boston, MA
  • Fellowship: Nuclear Medicine, Emory University

Dr. Schuster is board certified in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, and specializes in molecular medicine and integrative imaging. Dr. Schuster’s research focus concerns projects involving molecular and nuclear imaging, with a special emphasis on positron emission tomography cancer imaging with novel radiotracers for cancer diagnosis and staging, especially the use of amino acid transport imaging for oncologic applications. He is principal investigator on multiple NIH studies and other sponsored research grants.

Y-90 SIRT in the Liver: Dose Calculation and Post-Therapy Imaging

Clinical Utility of PET in Breast Cancer Management

Lecturer: David Schuster, MD
North Carolina Radiological Society
March 7-9


Molecular Imaging of Prostate Cancer: Beyond the Bone Scan
Lecturer: David Schuster, MD
35th Annual High Country Nuclear Medicine Conference in Vail
Feb 28-Mar 5

Robert Lull Memorial Lecture: Growing into Mentorship

Lecturer:  David Schuster, MD
Society of Nuclear Medicine 2013 Annual Meeting June 8-12th
Vancouver, Canada


Clinical Utility of Positron Emission Tomography Scanning in Breast Cancer Management
Hybrid Imaging: SPECT/CT

Lecturer: David Schuster, MD
2013 Georgia Society of Nuclear Medicine Technologists Annual Meeting

Lecture: Clinical Utility of PET Scanning in Breast Cancer

Lecturer: David Schuster, MD
New Perspectives in Breast Cancer 11/2012
Bethesda, Maryland

Lecture: GI Bleeding

Lecturer: David Schuster, MD
RSNA 11/2012

Lecture: CT, MRI, 18F-FDG-PET, or 111In-Octreotide? (and what is MIBG?)

Lecturer: David Schuster, MD
Winship Cancer Institute's 3rd Annual State-of-the-Art Multidisciplinary Management of Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium 10/2012

Lecture: Dose Calculation and Post-Therapy Imaging

Lecturer - David Schuster, MD
SNM 2012 meeting
Miami, Fl

Details of Presentaion

Lecture: Perfect Storm

Lecturer - David Schuster, MD
Emory Symposium on Image-guided Cancer Therapies
March 17, 2012


CNS hybrid imaging: Anatomy, variant,Urgent Findings

Head & Neck Hybrid imaging: Anatomy, variant, Urgent Findings

Chest Hybrid imaging: Anatomy, variant, Urgent Findings

Abdominal and Pelvic Hybrid imaging: Anatomy, variant, Urgent Findings

Common Musculoskeletal correlative findings on Hybrid imaging

Lecturer - David Schuster, MD
2nd Kuwait Society of Nuclear Medicine Meeting (KSNM) March 6, 2012

Current Status of Imaging in Prostate CancerLecturer: David Schuster, MD SNMMI Midwinter Meeting 2014 Palm Springs