Dimitrios Karnabatidis, Ph.D. is currently an Associate Professor of Interventional Radiology at University of Patras, Greece. He graduated from the School of Medicine, University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania in 1988 and he completed his PhD thesis from the School of Medicine, University of Patras, Greece in 2001. He holds the Certificate of Expertise of the European Board of Interventional Radiology, as well as the certificate of Interventional Radiology Expertise by the Greek Ministry of Health. From 2008 he started his academic carrier in the School of Medicine of University of Patras, Greece.
Over the last 20 years, he has focused his scientific interests in angiogenesis in malignant and benign diseases, in augmentation of arteriogenesis in critical limb ischemia, in endothelial hyperplasia inhibition after endovascular procedures, in ureteral obstructive diseases, etc. He conducted or been involved as a primary investigator in numerous clinical trials (both multi-center and single center), as well as experimental and research studies, and he currently leads 4 multicenter clinical trials and the Center of Experimental and Practical Training in Interventional Radiology of Patras Univeristy Interventional Radiology Department.
His research work has produced 150 peer-reviewed publications, (Citations 2690). He is Editorial’s Board Member of the Journal of Endovascular Therapy (JEVT) since 2014 and of the World Journal of Radiology (WJR) since 2015, as well as reviewer in international academic journals. He has received national / international awards, including CVIR Editor’s Medal for 2008 and for 2011. His study on TCB was selected as Distinguished Clinical Study in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR) for 2016.
He is Fellow of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (www.cirse.org), and had been member of the CIRSE Standards of Practice Committee. He is also member of the Hellenic Radiology Society (www.helrad.org), member of the Hellenic Society of Interventional Radiology and member of the Western Greece Radiology Society.