Meet the Editors

CVIR is managed by an international group of experts with wide-ranging expertise.


Klaus Hausegger


Klaus Hausegger is CVIR’s editor-in-chief. Prof. Hausegger graduated from the Medical University of Graz in 1984 and became a full radiologist in 1992. Shortly after, he became an assistant professor at the Medical University of Graz. He held positions as the deputy head of the Department of radiology and the Department of vascular and interventional radiology at the University Hospital of Graz.


His research interests lie in the field of vascular interventions including hepatobiliary interventions, TIPS and neurointerventions. He is currently the department head of Diagnostic and interventional radiology at Klagenfurt State Hospital in Austria.

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Raman Uberoi


Raman Uberoi studied medicine at Cambridge University and has been a consultant interventional radiologist for 20 years. He is a member of several CIRSE committees, as the EBIR Committee Chairperson and a member of the Standards of Practice Committee. Prof. Uberoi's specialisation includes aortic and iliac stenting, SVC stenting, internal iliac artery embolisations, surveillance following EVAR and gastrostomy.

Section Editors


Tiago Bilhim



Graduated from Medical School at the Nova Medical School in Lisbon in 2004, and did his PhD on prostatic artery embolisation in 2011. He is currently working in interventional radiology at Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Lisboa Central, Saint Louis Hospital and CUF Hospital in Lisbon. He is also a professor of anatomy and radiology at the Nova Medical School, and a CIRSE and an SIR Fellow. His research interests include prostatic and uterine artery embolisation, hepatobiliary and oncology interventions and diabetic foot revascularisation. Served as a reviewer and associate editor for JVIR from 2017-2020. 


Dimitrios Filippiadis



Dimitrios Filippiadis serves as Associate Professor of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at the Medical School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He graduated from Charles University in Prague/Czechia and became a full Radiologist in 2009. He holds EBIR and MSK Radiology Diploma. His research and clinical practice focus upon pain management, ablative techniques as well as spine and peripheral skeleton minimally invasive therapies.


Kornelia Kreiser


Kornelia Kreiser is the chief physician of the Department of radiology and neuroradiology at the RKU. She is a specialist in radiology and holds the DeGIR/DGNR level 2 certification for interventional radiology/neuroradiology. Her research focuses on catheter-based therapies for diseases of the cerebral vessels.


Laura Crocetti


Laura Crocetti is an assistant professor of radiology at the Division of diagnostic imaging and intervention of Pisa University School of Medicine. She was awarded her medical degree by the Medical School of the University of Pisa, where she subsequently completed the residency programme in radiology and interventional radiology. Prof. Crocetti’s interests include computed tomography, magnetic resonance and ablative as well as intra-arterial therapies for liver tumours.


Oncological interventions

Martijn Meijerink


Martijn Meijerink works at the Amsterdam UMC and Noordwest Hospital Group, is an expert in open and percutaneous minimally invasive image-guided treatments such as radiofrequency ablation, microwave ablation, irreversible electroporation (nanoknife), transarterial bland embolisation, chemo- and Y90 radioembolisation. He is the primary investigator (PI) of many prospective IO trials especially in the field of focal tumour ablation.

Paediatric IR

Anne Marie Cahill
Philadelphia, PA/US


Anne Marie Cahill is the division chief of pediatric IR at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the endowed chair of interventional radiology. In 2022, she became a full professor of radiology at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania and is currently the president of the Society of Pediatric Interventional Radiology. Her interventional interests are broad and include vascular malformation therapy, innovative techniques for IR guided biopsy for precision oncology and endovascular intervention for renovascular hypertension.


Gunnar Tepe


Gunnar Tepe studied medicine at the Saarland University and the Free University Berlin. He is currently the head of Diagnostic and interventional radiology at the Academic Hospital RoMed Clinic of Rosenheim. In 2003, he received the Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen prize of the German Roentgen Society for the development of a radioactive stent for prevention of restenosis. Some of his special interests include the further development of local drug delivery for prevention of restenosis and the use of resorbable stents.

Regional Editors

Gareth Bydawell



Gareth Bydawell is an Interventional Radiologist based at Lake, Smit & Partners, and an Honorary Lecturer at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital in Durban. He is the current President of the South African Society of Interventional Radiology Society (SAINTS). He completed his medical degree at the University Of Cape Town in 1998, and specialized in Radiology at St George’s Hospital in London, as well as a one year IR fellowship at St George’s Hospital. Member of CIRSE and SIR overseas interventional societies, and obtained the EBIR diploma in Vienna in 2014.
He is part of an enthusiastic IR team at Lake, Smit & Partners, a thriving IR referral centre for the whole of KZN, offering a broad range of procedures. Special interests include interventional oncology, image guided thermal ablation and radial interventions such as UFE and PAE.


Gerard Goh



Gerard Goh is the head of Interventional radiology at The Alfred Hospital and an adjunct clinical professor for Monash University. He holds various committee posts with the EBIR, Asia Pacific Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology (APSCVIR) and the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists.


John A. Kaufman

Portland, OR/US


 John A. Kaufman is the inaugural chair of the Department of interventional radiology, director of the Dotter Interventional Institute and the Frederick S. Keller professor of interventional radiology at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland. He is past president of the Society of Interventional Radiology and a CIRSE distinguished fellow. His research and clinical activities have focused on vena cava filters and more recently venous diseases.

Kimihiko Kichikawa



Kimihiko Kichikawa joined CVIR’s team of editors in 2014. He is currently the director of the Interventional Radiology Center in Nara Medical University and the Vice President of the Japanese Society of Interventional Radiology (JSIR).

Joaquim Mauricio da Motta Leal Filho
Sao Paolo/BR


Joaquim Motta-Leal-Filho joined CVIR’s team of editors in 2019. He is currently professor of the Department of radiology and oncology of the Medical School of the University of São Paulo (USP) and Vice-President of the Brazilian Society of Interventional Radiology (SOBRICE). He was part of the team that developed the prostatic artery embolisation technique, his greatest contribution to the specialty. 

Refaat Salman



Refaat Salman joined CVIR's team of editors in 2021. He is currently a consultant vascular and interventional radiologist at King Abdulaziz Medical City in Riyadh. His main interest and expertise is in the field of peripheral vascular diseases and related interventions.

Sanjiv Sharma
New Delhi/IN


Sanjiv Sharma is a founding member and former president of the Indian Society of Vascular & Interventional Radiology. He is currently the head of the Department of Cardiac radiology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India.

Bien Soo Tan


Bien Soo Tan is currently a senior consultant at Singapore General Hospital. He also chairs various task forces and committees including the Singaporean Specialist Training Committee for Diagnostic Radiology (2008 – present) and the Singaporean Ministry of Health’s Residency Advisory Committee for Diagnostic Radiology (2010 – present).

Gao-Jun Teng


Gao-Jun Teng is the incumbent president of the Chinese Society of Interventional Radiology (CSIR) as well as the president of the Jiangsu provincial branch of the Chinese Society of Radiology. He is also the dean of the Medical School of Southeast University, China.

Chang Jin Yoon


Chang Jin Yoon is currently associate professor of the Department of Radiology at Seoul National University Bundang Hospital. Dr. Yoon has published a significant number of published papers, book chapters and presentations and has received a Certificate of Merit award from RSNA, a Cum Laude award from CIRSE and an Award for outstanding international publication from the Korean Radiological Society.

Advisor for Public Affairs

Miltiadis Krokidis



Miltiadis Krokidis is the vascular and interventional radiology consultant at the School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Areteion Hospital. He has served in various positions in major European radiological societies and he is the president-elect of the Hellenic Medical Society of the UK.