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Expert Interviews

For IDoR 2017 we conducted interviews with experts in emergency radiology from various countries.

Albania

Dr. Durim Cela, head of the radiology department of University Medical Centre ‘Mother Teresa’ (QSUT) in Tirana, Albania, and lector at the University of Albania

Argentina

Dr. Carlos Capiel, head of the radiology department at the Mar del Plata Radiological Institute in the Buenos Aires region of Argentina, full professor of diagnostic imaging at FASTA University in Mar del Plata and associate professor of diagnostic imaging at La Plata National University
Prof. Adriana Rosa Martinez, head of the radiology department of the Favaloro Foundation University Hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Armenia

Lusine Hakobyan, MD, PhD, head of the radiology department at Erebouni Medical Center in Yerevan, Armenia, and lecturer of diagnostic radiology at Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU)

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Dr. Vesna Sarajlic, subspecialist in vascular and interventional radiology at the Clinic of Radiology, University Clinical Centre in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Brazil

Dr. Shri Krishna Jayanthi, director of the emergency radiology department at Hospital Universitário (HU) da Universidade de São Paulo in São Paulo, Brazil
Dr. Luis Ronan Marquez Ferreira de Souza, associate professor and radiology residents’ preceptor at Universidade Federal do Triangulo Mineiro (UFTM) in Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Bulgaria

Dr. Nikoleta Traykova, head of department of diagnostic imaging at the University Hospital for Active Treatment ‘Sv Geogri’ in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, and director of the Medical College at the Medical University of Plovdiv

Chile

Dr. Victor Dinamarca Ortiz, emergency radiologist at Clínica Las Condes Hospital in Santiago, Chile
Dr. Alvaro Huete, associate professor of radiology and residency programme director at the department of radiology at the Catholic University Clinical Hospital in Santiago, Chile

Croatia

Prof. Damir Miletić, head of the radiology department at the Clinical Hospital Centre in Rijeka, Croatia, chairman of radiology at the medical faculty at the University of Rijeka, and president of the Croatian Society of Radiology

Czech Republic

Dr. Andrea Šprláková-Puková, consultant radiologist in the radiology department of University Hospital Brno in Brno, Czech Republic

Denmark

Dr. Csaba Traply, head of the radiology unit in the emergency department and chief consultant in emergency radiology at the radiology department at Odense University Hospital in Odense, Denmark

Ecuador

Dr. Juan Carlos Guerra, head radiologist of the imaging department at Hospital de los Valles in Quito, Ecuador, head professor of postgraduate neurosurgery at the school of health sciences at San Francisco University of Quitoa

El Salvador

Dr. Marta Eugenia Sosa de Cálix, general radiologist managing the MR department and coordinating the radiology residency programme at the Rosales National Hospital in San Salvador, El Salvador

Estonia

Dr. Aleksandr Šamarin, consultant radiologist at the North Estonia Medical Centre in Tallinn, Estonia

France

Dr. Kathia Chaumoître, professor and head of the radiology department at North Hospital, Aix Marseille University, France, and supervisor of the French Emergency Imaging Federation (FIU)

Germany

Dr. Rainer Braunschweig, radiologist from Hamburg, Germany, former head of the clinic of imaging diagnostics and interventional radiology at Bergmannstrost-Hospital in Halle/S., an international traumatology centre

Israel

Prof. Jacob Sosna, chairman of radiology at Hadassah Medical Center and head of the imaging faculty at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel, co-director of the Wohl Institute for Translational Medical Research for preclinical imaging in Hadassah, vice dean of the Hebrew University, Hadassah Faculty of Medicine

Italy

Dr. Mariano Scaglione, head of the radiology department at Pineta Grande Hospital in Castel Volturno, Italy, and Past President of the European Society of Emergency Radiology (ESER)

Lithuania

Prof. Saulius Lukosevicius, professor of radiology and vice chair of the radiology department at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences in Kaunas, Lithuania, and chief specialist of radiology in the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania

Mexico

Prof. Guillermo Elizondo Riojas, chief of the radiology department at the Monterrey University Hospital in Monterrey, Mexico

Poland

Dr. hab. Marek Stajgis, head of the radiology department at Poznan University of Medical Sciences in Poznan, Poland

Portugal

Dr. Élia Coimbra, head of the interventional radiology unit of the Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic and Transplant Centre in Hospital Curry Cabral, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, in Lisbon, Portugal, and member of the board of the Portuguese Society of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine (SPRMN)

Romania

Dr. Radu Baz, associate professor of radiology and head of the radiology department at Clinical County Hospital of Constanta, Romania, member of the Executive Board of the Romanian Society of Radiology and Medical Imaging (SRIM), and president of the Romanian Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

Russia

Dr. Elvira Akchurina, MD, PhD, senior radiologist in the Radiology Department of a Federal Center of Treatment and Rehabilitation in Moscow, Russia, and part-time assistant professor at the Medical Faculty of Moscow State University

Spain

Dr. Milagros Martí de Gracia, head of the emergency radiology unit at La Paz University Hospital, UAM, in Madrid, Spain, and president of the Spanish Society of Emergency Radiology (SERAU)

Sweden

Dr. Seppo Koskinen, professor in medical radiology at the Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, and senior consultant at Karolinska University Hospital

Switzerland

Prof. Pierre-Alexandre Poletti, in charge of the emergency radiology unit and vice-chairman of the radiology service at the University Hospital of Geneva in Geneva, Switzerland, and president of the Swiss Society of Emergency Radiology (SSER)

Turkey

Prof. Erhan Akpınar, emergency radiologist at Hacettepe University Department of Radiology in Ankara, Turkey, and member of the Executive Committee of the European Society of Emergency Radiology

Ukraine

Anton Nosov, MD, head of the radiology department at the Kyiv City Children’s Diagnostic Center in Kyiv, Ukraine

United Kingdom

Dr Elizabeth Dick, BSc, MD, consultant radiologist and honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College London, director of medical education at Imperial College, President of the British Society of Emergency Radiology, and President Elect of the European Society of Emergency Radiology (ESER)

United States

Dr. Joseph S. Yu, vice chairman of academic affairs and education; professor of radiology and orthopaedic surgery at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, United States, and President of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (ASER)

For the IDoR 2016 we conducted interviews with experts in breast imaging from various countries.

Australia

Michelle Reintals, Director of Breast at IMED Queensland SouthernX Radiology in Brisbane, Australia, Chair of the Breast Imaging Reference Group (BIRG) of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, and former State Screening Program Radiology Coordinator at BreastScreen South Australia

Chile

Miguel Angel Pinochet Tejos, radiologist at Clinica Alemana de Santiago, Chile, Professor of the Faculty of Medicine of the Universidad del Desarrollo and President of the Colegio Interamericano de Radiología (CIR)

Croatia

Boris Brkljačić, Professor of Radiology and Vice-Dean at the University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Croatia, and Chairman of the Communications and External Affairs Committee of the European Society of Radiology (ESR)

Denmark

Ilse Vejborg, head of the Department of Radiology at the University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet and head of the Capital Mammography Screening programme in Denmark

Germany

Christiane Kuhl, director of the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at the University Hospital Aachen, Germany

Hungary

Gabor Forrai, professor and head of the department of radiology at Duna Medical Center in Budapest, Hungary, head of the breast screening centres in Vac and Eger County Hospitals, and the current President of EUSOBI

Ireland

Gormlaith Hargaden, consultant radiologist at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and for BreastCheck, the Irish national breast screening programme, both in Dublin

Kazakhstan

Raushan Ibzhanovna Rakhimzhanova, head of the Department for Radiology N2 of the Medical University Astana, President of the Radiological Society of Kazakhstan and President of the Society of Breast Imaging of Kazakhstan

Kosovo

Ardian Biçaku, radiologist at the Clinic of Radiology at the University Clinical Centre of Kosovo in Pristina, PhD candidate at the School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia, and Coordinator of Mobile Mammography in Kosovo

Poland

Elżbieta Łuczyńska, a researcher and lecturer at the Skłodowska-Curie Oncology Centre, head of the Radiology and Image Diagnostics Department at the Oncology Centre in Kraków, and head of the Breast Imaging Section of the Polish Medical Society of Radiology

Romania

Mihai Lesaru, Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacy at the Radiology and Medical Imaging Department at Fundeni Clinical Institute, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, founder and current president of the Romanian Society of Breast Imaging and vice-president of the Romanian Society of Radiology and Imaging

Russia

Olga Puchkova, radiologist at the Federal Center of Medicine and Rehabilitation in Moscow, Russia
Nadejda Rojkova, head of the Center of Oncology of Reproductive Systems at Herzen Moscow Research Oncology Institute and Chief Specialist in mammology of the Russian Ministry of Health

Serbia

Dragana Bogdanović-Stojanović and Dragana Djilas, both professors and radiologists from the Institute of Oncology in Vojvodina, Serbia

Slovakia

Viera Lehotská, Associate Professor and Head of the 2nd Radiology Department of the Faculty of Medicine Comenius University and St. Elizabeth’s Cancer Institute, Bratislava, Slovakia

Slovenia

Maja Marolt Mušič, head of the Department of Radiology at the Institute of Oncology in Ljubljana, Slovenia and President of the Slovenian Association of Radiology

South Africa

Eugene Jooste, a consultant radiologist at the private practice of Capital Radiology, based at the Life Groenkloof Hospital in Pretoria, and former Chairman of the Breast Imaging Society of South Africa (BISSA)

Spain

Marina Álvarez Benito, head of the Radiology Department of the Reina Sofia Hospital in Córdoba, Spain, and president of the Spanish Society of Breast Imaging (SEDIM)

Sweden

Edward Azavedo, Professor and Director of Breast Imaging Servies, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Switzerland

Sophie Dellas, assistant professor of radiology and division head of breast imaging and diagnostics at the University Hospital Basel, Switzerland, and a core team member of the certified breast centre at the same institution

Turkey

Gul Esen, professor and member of the academic faculty of Acibadem University in Istanbul, guest lecturer at Koc University, and Chair of the Turkish Radiological Society’s breast imaging working group.

United States

Elizabeth Morris, Professor and Chief of the Breast Imaging Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York, US, and President of the Society of Breast Imaging

For the IDoR 2015 we conducted interviews with experts in paediatric imaging from various countries.

Austria

Erich Sorantin, professor and acting head of the Division of Paediatric Radiology, Department of Radiology, Medical University Graz

Belarus

Elena А. Ulezko, Deputy Director of Paediatrics and a radiologist at the Mother and Child Republican Scientific and Practical Centre in Minsk

Belgium

Brigitte Desprechins, head of the department of paediatric radiology of the University Hospital Liège, and Luc Breysem, staff radiologist at the department of radiology and paediatric radiology, University Hospital Leuven

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Amela Mornjaković-Franca, paediatric radiologist with her own private practice in Sarajevo, and assistant professor at the faculty of health studies at the University of Sarajevo

Croatia

Goran Roić, head of paediatric radiology at the Children’s Hospital Zagreb, professor of radiology at the School of Medicine, University of Rijeka, and head of the Department of Radiology, University of Applied Health Sciences in Zagreb

Czech Republic

Martin Kyncl, senior consultant in paediatric radiology at the University Hospital in Motol, second Medical Faculty of Charles University in Prague

Denmark

Karin Kastberg Petersen, consultant paediatric radiologist and associate professor at Aarhus University Hospital

France

Hubert Ducou Le Pointe, professor and Chief of the Department of Radiology at Trousseau Hospital in Paris

Greece

Marina Vakaki, Director of the Radiology Department at P&A Kyriakou Children’s Hospital in Athens, Greece

Ireland

Stephanie Ryan, consultant paediatric radiologist at the Temple Street Children’s University Hospital and the Neonatal Department of the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin

Israel

Liora Kornreich, paediatric radiologist at the Imaging Department of the Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel in Petach Tikvah

Kazakhstan

Tairkhan Dautov, professor and chief of the department of radiology at the National Scientific Centre for Cardiac Surgery in Astana

Lithuania

Eglė Stašienė, chief of the Radiology Department at the Children’s Hospital Affiliated to Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu Clinic

Netherlands

Rick R. van Rijn, paediatric radiologist at the Emma Children’s Hospital – AMC Amsterdam

Norway

Lise Heiberg, consultant paediatric radiologist at Oslo University Hospital

Poland

Elżbieta Jurkiewicz, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Diagnostic Imaging at the Children’s Memorial Health Institute in Warsaw

Portugal

Maria Luisa Lobo, consultant paediatric radiologist at the Santa Maria University Hospital – North Lisbon Hospital

Romania

Bogdan-Stefan Olteanu, senior radiologist at the Grigore Alexandrescu Emergency Hospital for Children in Bucharest

Serbia

Polina Pavićević, staff radiologist at the University Children’s Hospital in Belgrade and assistant professor of radiology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade

Slovakia

Kateřina Novotná, paediatric radiologist at the Faculty Hospital F.D. Roosevelta in Banská Bystrica

Slovenia

Damjana Ključevšek, consultant paediatric radiologist at the Children’s Hospital of the University Medical Centre of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Spain

Carmina Durán Feliubadaló, Chief of the Paediatric Imaging Unit at the UDIAT Diagnostic Centre, Parc Taulí Hospital in Sabadell

Turkey

Zeynep Yazici, professor of radiology and head of the division of paediatric radiology at Uludag University Hospital in Bursa

Ukraine

Julia Ishchuk, paediatric radiologist and head of the x-ray and ultrasound diagnostic department at Kiev City Children’s Clinical Hospital No.2

United Kingdom

Joanna Fairhurst, consultant paediatric radiologist at the children’s radiology department of the University Hospitals of Southampton

 

For the IDoR 2014 we conducted interviews with experts in brain imaging from various countries.

Europe

Austria

Elke Gizewski, professor and director of the department of neuroradiology at Medical University Innsbruck

Belarus

Ruslan Sakovich, assistant professor at the department of radiology, City Clinic Hospital No. 2, Minsk, chair of radiology at the Belarussian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education

Belgium

Rik Achten, professor and head of radiology at Ghent University Hospital (GUH)

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Zulejha Merhemic, assistant professor at Sarajevo University, medical director of the General Hospital Sarajevo, president of the Association of Radiology of Bosnia & Herzegovina

Cyprus

Chrysa Tziakouri Shakalli, vice director of the radiology department of Nicosia General Hospital, president of the Cyprus Radiological Society

Estonia

Äli Roose, senior consultant in radiology at the North Estonian Medical Centre

France

Alexandre Krainik, professor of radiology at Joseph Fourier University (Grenoble Alps University), chairman of the department of neuroradiology and MRI at Grenoble University Hospital

Hungary

Péter Barsi, consultant neuroradiologist at Semmelweis University in Pécs

Iceland

Ólafur Kjartansson, radiologist at the National University Hospital of Iceland Landspitali, Reykjavik

Ireland

Seamus Looby, consultant neuroradiologist in the department of neuroradiology at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin

Israel

Chen Hoffmann, head of neuroradiology and paediatric & foetal neuroimaging at Sheba Medical Centre, Tel Hashomer

Kazakhstan

Bulat Baizhigitov, head of the radiology department at the National Centre of Neurosurgery in Astana

Lithuania

Jurate Dementavičienė, associate professor and head of the department of radiology, nuclear medicine and medical physics at Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu Klinikos

Netherlands

Charles Majoie, professor and chief of neuroradiology at the Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam, Chairman of the Dutch Society of Neuroradiology

Serbia

Miloš Lučić, associate professor of radiology at the School of Medicine, University of Novi Sad, chairman of the Diagnostic Imaging Centre and C.E.O. of the Oncology Institute of Vojvodina in Sremska Kamenica

Slovakia

Kamil Zeleňák, deputy head of the department of radiology at the Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin of Comenius University in Bratislava

Spain

Àlex Rovira Cañellas, professor and director of the MR Unit at Vall d’Hebron Hospital in Barcelona, president of the Spanish Society of Neuroradiology

Sweden

Elna-Marie Larsson, professor of neuroradiology and staff neuroradiologist at Uppsala University Hospital, visiting professor at Linkoping University

United Kingdom

Stavros Stivaros, head of paediatric neuroradiology at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) clinician-scientist at the University of Manchester

South America:

Brazil

Emerson Gasparetto, associate professor at the department of radiology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, and executive director of radiology and diagnostic imaging at DASA, a private medical diagnostics company

Chile

Ricardo Wenger, neuroradiologist in Valdivia

Colombia

Sonia Bermúdez, director of the neuroradiology department at the Santa Fe Foundation and associate professor of diagnostic imaging at El Bosque University, Bogotá

Ecuador

Edison Cevallos Valencia, neuroradiologist for the OMNISCAN group (Ophtalmic Clinic), Los Valles Hospital and Hospifuturo (Axxis Hospital Project) in Quito

El Salvador

Hector Moreira, consultant physician at the Diagnostic Hospital, BMP Clinic El Salvador in San Salvador

Guatemala

José Carlos Echeverría Solís, medical director of the Diagnostic Imaging Centre, chief of the radiology department at the National Western Hospital in Quetzaltenango and director of the National School of Radiology in Guatemala

Uruguay

Nicolas Sgarbi, professor and neuroradiologist at the Clinical Radiology Department of the Clínicas Hospital in Montevideo