Dr Yosef qualified from the University of Cairo Medical School in 1965 and had practised for over 30 years at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre. He has played a leading role in the development of services with radiotherapy and chemotherapy, particularly in breast and gastrointestinal cancer as well as head and neck malignancy.
Dr Yosef has served as a member of the Medical Research Council, the Faculty Board for Clinical Oncology of the Royal College of Radiologists, the Council and Oncology Committee of the British Institute of Radiology (which he served as Chairman), the West of Scotland Managed Clinical Network and the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) Scottish Audit Group. In addition he is the Past President, Secretary and Member of the Council of the Scottish Radiological Society.
Dr Yosef participates and plays a leading role in major clinical studies in breast, gastrointestinal, lung and head and neck cancer with publication in numerous leading medical journals. He is the Director and Medical Advisor to the charities Kilbryde Hospice and OCHRE for oesophageal cancer.
Dr Yosef has developed specialised expertise in breast cancer, head and neck cancer, and gastrointestinal malignancy (both and upper colorectal). He runs a busy private practice at Ross Hall Hospital as part of the multidisciplinary oncology team.