Dr Michail Klontzas

Michail Klontzas

Affiliated to research

Affiliated Researcher

About me

Michail (Mike) Klontzas is a senior resident of the Radiology residency program at the University Hospital of Heraklion (Greece) and collaborating researcher with Karolinska Institutet (CLINTEC). He is a member of the trainee editorial board of "Radiology: Artificial Intelligence” (RSNA) and has served in the trainee editorial board of RadioGraphics (RSNA). Dr Klontzas is a member of the Young Club Committee of EuSoMII and member of the board of the Radiology Trainee Forum of the European Society of Radiology. He has published > 65 PubMed-indexed articles, six book chapters for international publishers and is editing the book “Introduction to Artificial Intelligence” published by Springer under the auspices of EuSoMII. He also serves as a series editor for the “Imaging informatics for healthcare professionals” of Springer International.

Research description

His research interests lie within musculoskeletal and oncologic imaging with emphasis on radiomics, artificial intelligence and biomedical engineering.


  • PhD, University of Crete (2023)
  • PhD, Imperial College London (2018)
  • MD, University of Crete (2014)

Academic honours, awards and prizes


  1. Young Researcher’s Grant - European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology (ESSR) (2022)


  1. Manassaki Scholarship for Doctoral Studies (2022), School of Medicine, University of Crete
  2. E.U. Horizon 2020 – Marie Sklodowska-Curie I.T.N. fellowship (2015), Imperial College London, UK
  3. Burkett scholarship for outstanding 1st year PhD Candidates (2015), Imperial College London, UK 
  4. Invest in the Youth fellowship, European Society of Radiology (2023)
  5. Invest in the Youth fellowship, European Society of Radiology (2022)
  6. Invest in the Youth fellowship, European Society of Radiology (2021)       

Publication - Presentation Awards

  1. 3rd Student Prize – Best PhD Thesis Presentation (2018), Imperial College London, UK
  2. Paper featured on the cover of the journal “Stem Cells and Development” (2017)
  3. Best oral presentation award - Intra-university Congress of Radiology for the description of medial tibial crest syndrome (2013)
  4. Best poster award - Panhellenic Haematology Conference (2011)

Prizes - Distinctions

  1. Finalist (1 out of 2 in Europe) for the ”Radiology Rising Star” award of AuntMinnieEurope.com (2022)
  2. 1st Prize in the 16th Greek Medical Knowledge Olympiad (2012), Hellenic Congress of Medical Students, Athens, GR
  3. Fifth out of 128 first year students, UoC Faculty of Medicine based on grades obtained on national university entrance exams (2008)
  4. Bronze medal - Greek National Mathematical Olympiad ”Archimides” (2008)