Meet the Editors

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


Prof. Klaus Hausegger
Klagenfurt, Austria


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

Prof. Raman Uberoi
Oxford, United Kingdom


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 Committe Chairperson and the member of the Standards of Practice Committee. Prof. Uberoi specialisation includes aortic and iliac stenting, SVC stenting, internal iliac artery embolisations, surveillance following EVAR and gastrostomy.

Section Editors

Oncological Interventions

Prof. Thierry de Baère

Villejuif, France


Thierry de Baère earned his degree in medicine from the Université de Paris-Sud, after which he completed his residency at the Université de Caen Basse in Normandy, where he worked under Prof. Jacques Theron in oncology. In 1990, he joined the Gustave Roussy Cancer Centre in Villejuif, France where he has remained ever since. Prof. de Baère’s interests include tumour ablation, portal vein embolisation and intra-arterial therapies for liver cancer.


Prof. José Ignacio Bilbao

Pamplona, Spain

José Ignacio Bilbao studied medicine at the University of Navarra and has a specialisation in radiology at the University Clinic of Navarra (CUN), he worked in the hospital’s Radiology Department. During a 1982 fellowship at the MD Anderson in Houston, Texas, Prof. Bilbao discovered the great therapeutic potential of angiographic procedures, needles and drainages. He co-established the CUN’s Interventional Radiology Department and is the head of it.


Prof. Tiago Bilhim

Lisbon, Portugal

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 revascularization. Served as a Reviewer and Associate Editor for JVIR from 2017-2020. 


Prof. Laura Crocetti
Pisa, Italy


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 program 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.


Prof. Gunnar Tepe
Rosenheim, Germany


Gunnar Tepe studied medicine at the Saarland University Saarland 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

Prof. Kimihiko Kichikawa

Nara, Japan


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).

Prof. Joaquim M. Motta-Leal-Filho
Sao Paolo, Brazil


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 Embolization Technique, his greatest contribution to the specialty. 

Prof. Gerard S. Goh

Melbourne, AUstralia


Gerard Goh is the Head of Interventional Radiology at The Alfred Hospital and an Adjunct Associate Professor for Monash University.  He is the president of the Interventional Radiology Society of Australasia (IRSA) and hold 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.


Prof. John A. Kaufman

Portland, USA


 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.

Prof.  Sanjiv Sharma
New Delhi, India


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.

Prof. Bien Soo Tan
Singapore, Singapore


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).

Prof. Gao-Jun Teng
Nanjin, China


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.

Prof. Chang Jin Yoon
Seoul, Republic of Korea


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

Dr. Miltiadis Krokidis

Athens, Greece


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.