Invited Speaker

Prof. Carlo Martinoli

Department of Health Sciences (DISSAL) – University of Genoa, Italy
IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Genova, Italy

Carlo Martinoli received his medical degree in 1986 at the University of Genoa, Italy and became a specialist in diagnostic radiology in 1989 at the University of Cagliari, Italy. He has since held positions of Staff Radiologist, Assistant Professor of Radiology and Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of Genoa. Currently, he is Full Professor of Radiology and Director of the Postgraduate School of Diagnostic Radiology at this University and Head of the Emergency Radiology Unit at the University-Hospital of Genoa, Italy. Since 1989, his clinical practice has mainly involved ultrasound and imaging of the musculoskeletal and peripheral nervous systems.

He has devoted more than 25 years to education in the field of musculoskeletal radiology and is author of a preeminent textbook on Musculoskeletal Ultrasound that has been listed within the top 10 best-selling scientific books of Springer Verlag for 2010. The book has been written in English and then translated in Korean, Turkish, Polish, Spanish and Chinese. He has published over 280 scientific articles in international medical journals (English literature) in which manuscript decisions are based on peer review (H-index=66; IF=392.7; citations=14580 according to Google Scholar® statistics; H-index=51; citations=8644 according to Scopus® statistics). He has been included in the list of top 1.5% international scientists (Plos Biology®).

He is a renowned speaker and has held over one thousand invited lectures at international courses or congresses. He has been invited by 28 universities around the world to give seminars, symposia or lectures as “Visiting Professor”.  In addition, he held six Honorary Lectures at scientific events abroad. Carlo Martinoli received lifetime honorary membership in the Sociedade Portuguesa de Radiologia e Medicina Nuclear – SPRMN, Sociedad Española de Ultrasonidos – SEUS, dell’American Society of Ultrasound in Medicine – AIUM, Croatian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology – Croatian Medical Association, Sociedad Española de Radiología Médica – SERAM and Polish Ultrasound Society – PTU. More scientific honors were bestowed on him, including the Amory Codman Award for Musculoskeletal Imaging from the Bruxelles University. Throughout his career, Carlo Martinoli has also received numerous teaching and professional awards from Scientific Societies, including RSNA, ARRS, ECR, ESPR and ESUR-SUR. Regarding societal activities, he is actively involved with the European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology – ESSR and has served this Society as Member of the Executive Committee, Chairman for Ultrasound, and Chairman of the Educational Committee.

He chaired the ESSR Annual Congress in Genoa, Italy in 2009 and is currently President of this Society. He was also member-at-large of the Executive Committee (2010-2012) of the “International Skeletal Society – ISS” and member of the Educational Committee Board of the “European Society of Radiology – ESR” for Musculoskeletal Radiology. He was one of the founders of the International Society of Peripheral Neurophysiological Imaging (ISPNI), a multidisciplinary society that aims to forward global education and research in the field of peripheral nerve imaging.

Australian & New Zealand Session Speakers

Session 1 –

Prof Allan Wang

Murdoch Orthopaedic Clinic
Perth, WA, Australia

Ecker, Jeff

Mr Jeff Ecker

Wrist + Hand Institute, Perth, WA, Australia

Thompson, Jacqueline BW

Dr Jacqui Thomson

Perth Radiological Clinic, Perth, WA, Australia

Session 2 –
Hand and Fingers

Dr Bill Breidahl

Perth Radiological Clinic
Perth, WA, Australia

Dr Greg Cowderoy

Brisbane Private Imaging
Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Counsel, Peter BW
Dr Peter Counsel
Perth Radiological Clinic, Perth, WA, Australia

Session 3 –

Peripheral Nerves

Dr Emily Davidson

Davidson and Northey Pty Ltd

Dr Alex O’Beirne

Western Orthopaedic Clinic, Perth, WA, Australia

Falcao Aguiar, R BW

Dr Ranieri Falcão Aguiar

Envision Medical Imaging, Perth, WA, Australia

Dr James Hodgkinson 

Perth Radiological Clinic, Perth, WA, Australia

Session 4 –
Sternoclavicular and Acromioclavicular Joints

Dr Sven Klinken

Perth Radiological Clinic
Perth, WA, Australia

Rassie, Mark BW

Dr Mark Rassie

Imaging Associates, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Serich, DavidBW2

Dr David Serich

Vision Radiology Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Session 5 –

Dr Laura Hill

SKG Radiology, Perth, WA, Australia

Mr Angus Keogh

Perth Upper Limb Surgery
Perth, WA, Australia

Nairn, Rob BW

Dr Rob Nairn

Perth Radiological Clinic, Perth, WA, Australia

Session 6

Dr Nick Butterfield

SKG Radiology, Perth, WA, Australia

Assoc/Prof Matthew Lawson-Smith

Fremantle Department of Hand Surgery, Perth, WA, Australia

Tan, Stephanie BW

Dr Stephanie Tan

Perth Radiological Clinic WA, Australia

Dr Chris Lawson

Imaging@Olympic Park, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Dr Dylan Yong

Fowler Simmons Radiology, Adelaide, SA, Australia