Karantanas Apostolos H

Karantanas Apostolos H Karantanas Apostolos H

Department of Medical Imaging, University Hospital of Heraklion and Radiology Section


Dr. Apostolos Karantanas graduated the Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece at 1983. Dr. Karantanas completed the Radiology training in the same University, in the Radiology Department. He undertook musculoskeletal training on metabolic bone disorders in New York University Medical Center and Manchester Medical School/Manchester Royal Infirmary. He has been given 310 invited lectures in 26 countries and is a regular faculty member in ECR, ISS, Erasmus courses MSK MRI, School of MRI/ESMRMB, ESOR and ESSR. He is the author of 160 Medline/175 Scopus publications (1600 citations, h index:22, i10 index:67), 3 books, 53 chapters in books and 325 announcements in international conferences. Prof. Karantanas is a reviewer in 19 Medline journals, Editorial Board in two and has been a Guest Editor in 3 issues of medline journals. He has been visiting professor at the Universities of Leeds and Amsterdam.


Research Interest

His main research is focused on imaging of musculoskeletal disorders including bone marrow, osteoporosis, sports injuries and hip joint. He is past President of European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology and member of the Educational Committee of the European Association of Radiology.