Prof. Dr. med. Thorsten Johnson

Specialist for radiology
Contact: t.johnson@radiologie-muenchen.de

Career

1976
Born in Ulm, married, three children

1996 – 2003
Medical studies at the Julius Maximilians University of Würzburg

2002 – 2003
Elective period at the Harvard Medical School, Boston, at the University of Zurich, and at the University of Würzburg

2003 – 2004
Internship at the Institute for Clinical Radiology, Medical Center of the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (director: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. M. Reiser)

2004 – 2009
Scientific assistant at the Institute for Clinical Radiology, Medical Center of the University of Munich

2005
Visiting researcher at Siemens AG, Erlangen and Forchheim / Germany

2009 – 2013
Chief resident and head of Computed Tomography at the Institute for Clinical Radiology, Medical Center of the University of Munich

2013 – 2014
Chief resident and head of Magnetic Resonance Tomography at the Institute for Clinical Radiology, Medical Center of the University of Munich

2014
Medical director and associate director at the Institute for Clinical Radiology, Medical Center of the University of Munich - Großhadern

2014 Head of research areas

  • Excellence cluster Munich Advanced Photonics
  • C2 “Preclinical and clinical imaging“
  • C2.6 “Multispectral Imaging“
  • German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (registered society), area of clinical imaging

2014
Medical practitioner in the Radiologie München group practice

Since 2015 Associate partner in the Radiologie München group practice

Professional Qualifications

2002
Diploma in Medical Economics

2004
License to practice medicine

2004
‘Summa cum laude’ doctorate in radiology from the Julius Maximilians University of Würzburg (director: Prof. Dr. D. Hahn)

2007
Medical qualification in radiation protection in radiology

2009
Specialist for radiology

2009
Habilitation and postdoctoral lecture qualification in radiology at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Appointment as Adjunct Professor

2010
Medical investigator certification according to GCP

2013
Appointed Adjunct Professor of radiology at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich

Focus areas

  • Diagnostic imaging of the heart under CT and MRI
  • CT / HRCT of the lung
  • Oncological diagnostics
  • Traumatological diagnostics
  • Neurological diagnostics
  • CT / MR angiography
  • CT / MRI / x-ray diagnostics of all organs
  • Catheter angiography / intervention and CT-based intervention

Awards

  • 1996 – 2003 Fellow of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German Academic Scholarship Foundation)
  • 2001 Richard Merten Award
  • 2005 Faculty award from the Medical Faculty of the University of Würzburg
  • 2007 Certificate of Honour of the Bavarian Society of Radiology
  • 2008 Behnken Berger Award
  • 2011 Walter Friedrich Award of the German Society of Radiology

Publications

  • Over 90 publications, thereof more than 50 as first and last author
  • Two radiological textbooks
  • Over 250 scientific lectures and advanced training courses
  • List of publications

Membership in scientific MEDICAL societies

  • Deutsche Röntgengesellschaft (German Society of Radiology- DRG)
  • Cardiac and Vascular Diagnostics Consortium
  • Thoracic Diagnostics Consortium
  • Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Diagnostics Consortium
  • Uroradiology and Urogenital Diagnostics Committee
  • Musculoskeletal Radiology Consortium
  • European Society of Radiology (ESR)
  • European Society of Cardiac Radiology (ESCR)
  • Radiological Society of Northern America (RSNA)