About Me

Sherief H. Gamie, M.D., Ph.D. is a board-certified clinical nuclear medicine specialist.  He serves as Chair, Imaging Department and Medical Director, Nuclear Imaging / PET / CT at MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital in Long Beach, CA .

His clinical interests include targeted applications of radiopharmaceuticals in cancer diagnosis and therapy.

Dr. Gamie received his medical degree from the Alexandria University School of Medicine in Alexandria, EGYPT followed by a residency in radiation oncology and nuclear medicine where he served as chief resident.  He then completed a doctorate in radiation oncology / brachytherapy jointly between Alexandria University School of Medicine and University California, Irvine (UCI).  Upon moving to the US, Dr. Gamie completed a transitional year internship at Albert Einstein Medical Center / Jefferson University in Philadelphia followed by a second residency in nuclear medicine from University of Southern California (USC) LAC + USC Medical Center.  He is board-certified in nuclear medicine by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine.

He served as an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Stanford University and is currently a Clinical Associate of Professor at Keck School of Medicine at USC. 

Dr. Gamie’s research focuses on molecular imaging in cancer staging and targeted radiation therapy (brachytherapy & intravascular radiation therapy (IVRT)) and his work has been published in multiple peer-reviewed publications.

He is a Diplomat for the American Board of Nuclear Medicine and Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology.  He is an active member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO); American Brachytherapy Society (ABS); American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO); Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM); and the Academy of Molecular Imaging (AMI).

Dr. Gamie is dedicated to the belief that cancer is a heterogenous group of diseases that necessitate a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. He has built his practice towards the goal of an uncompromising pursuit for excellent patient outcomes around this concept.

In his spare time, Dr. Gamie enjoys political science readings, attending football & basketball games, watching international soccer and spending time & traveling with wife and 3 kids.

Areas of Interest
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Clinical PET / CT applications for cancer staging and radiation therapy planning
  • PET/CT applications in Theranostics
  • Intravascular Radiation Therapy (IVRT)
  • PET/CT myocardial scintigraphy
  • In Vivo and In Vitro Nuclear Medicine
  • Nuclear Medicine Imaging
  • Targeted Radioligand Therapy
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Brachytherapy

English, Arabic

Provider Specialty

Nuclear Radiology, Radiation Oncology


Medical Education

Alexandria University School of Medicine, Alexandria Egypt

Residency – Clinical Oncology & Nuclear Medicine

Alexandria University School of Medicine, Alexandria Egypt

Doctorate – Radiation Oncology – Physical Properties of HDR/LDR Brachytherapy

University of California, Irvine and Alexandria School of Medicine


Albert Einstein Medical Center, Jefferson University, Philadelphia

Residency – Nuclear Medicine

University of Southern California, LAC + USC Medical Center

Doctorate – Nuclear Medicine

University of California, Irvine Health School of Medicine

Locations & Affiliations


Long Beach Medical Center

2801 Atlantic Ave.

Long Beach, CA

Office: (562) 933-2000

Insurances Accepted

UnitedHealthcare SignatureValue Harmony HMO

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