Gabriel Krestin, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman
Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Erasmus MC, University Medical Center
Gabriel P. Krestin, MD, PhD is a full professor of Radiology and Chairman of the Department of Radiology & Nuclear Medicine at Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Dr. Krestin graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Cologne, Germany in 1981, completed residency in radiology in 1988 and his PhD thesis (Habilitation) in 1989. In 1990, Dr. Krestin became associate Professor of radiology in the Department of Radiology at the University Hospital in Zürich, Switzerland. He was also the acting chair of the same department (1995-1997) before he moved into his present position in the Netherlands. Additionally, from 1998-2010 Dr. Krestin was a permanent Visiting Professor at Stanford University Medical School. Dr. Krestin is a member of numerous national and international societies. He has been President of ESMRMB, President of ESR, President of IS3R, and has served on the editorial and advisory boards of numerous international journals. He received the Albers Schönberg Medal of DRG, the Schinz Medal of the Swiss Society of Medical Radiology and the Gold Medal of the European Society of Radiology. Dr. Krestin was the recipient of the International Prize for Arts and Culture “Sebetia-ter” of the President of the Italian Republic, and was awarded the honorary membership of the Hungarian, Italian, Belgian, Spanish, Swiss, French, Colombian, Romanian, Serbian, North-American (RSNA) and Israeli Societies of Radiology as well as the Honorary Membership of ESMRMB and of the SAR. Dr. Krestin is an honorary fellow of the American College of Radiology and of the Royal College of Radiologists in the UK. In October 2017 he was elected to the National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine (US). Dr. Krestin is author of over 400 original articles, over 70 book chapters, and editor of 7 books some of which have been translated in several languages. His main areas of research are: imaging of abdominal organs and cardio-vascular diseases, molecular imaging and population imaging. His research was supported by numerous grants from European and national research organizations, charities and industry.