Radiologist Department of Medical Imaging, University Hospital of Heraklion
Michail Klontzas is a third year radiology resident in the Department of Medical Imaging of the University Hospital of Heraklion and collaborating researcher of the Institute of Computer Science of the Foundation for Research and Technology (ICS-FORTH).
He received his PhD as a Marie Curie fellow and Burkett Scholar from Imperial College London and holds an MD from the University of Crete (Summa Cum Laude - upper 5% of Class 2014).
His PhD thesis was voted by Imperial students as one of the three best departmental PhD theses of 2018.
After obtaining his PhD he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Emory University School of Medicine and the W.H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering of Georgia Institute of Technology (USA), specializing in omics analyses for cell therapy applications.
His current research interests lie in the field of musculoskeletal radiology and the application of radiomics and artificial intelligence on the musculoskeletal disease.
Dr Klontzas has received two consecutive "Invest in the Youth" awards by the European Congress of Radiology and has been selected as one of the two finalists for the “Radiology Rising Star” award of AuntMinnie (2022).
Dr Klontzas serves in the trainee editorial board of “Radiology: Artificial Intelligence” (RSNA), the Radiology Trainee Forum (ESR) and is the youngest elected board member of the European Society of Medical Imaging Informatics (EuSoMII).
He has published ~60 peer-reviewed journal papers and book chapters on musculoskeletal radiology, artificial intelligence and biomedical engineering (h-index: 15, i-10: 18) and is one of the volume editors of the “Introduction to Artificial Intelligence” book that is going to be published by Springer under the auspices of EuSoMII.