Dr. Michael L. Goris

Title: Professor of Radiology
Company: Stanford University School of Medicine
Location: Sunnyvale, California, United States

Michael Goris, Professor of Radiology at Stanford Blood Center, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in cancer treatment research and education.

Originally hailing from Belgium, Dr. Goris obtained a Medical Doctor from Katholieke Universiteit in Leuven in 1967 and subsequently completed a residency in radiation oncology. After immigrating to the United States in 1969, he continued his education with a Doctor of Philosophy in medical physics in 1972 from the University of California, Berkeley.

As a radiologist, Dr. Goris specializes in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases using medical imaging (radiology) procedures (exams/tests) such as X-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET) and ultrasound. From 1973 to 2012, he served as a professor of radiology with the Stanford University School of Medicine and provided superior education and excelled as the chairman of the university panel on radiation safety from 2003 to 2010.

As a researcher, Dr. Goris has contributed to numerous medical journals, the European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Pediatric Pulmonology and Nuclear Medicine Communications and has more than 120 publications in peer reviewed journals. His research interests are radio-immunotherapy, medical imaging processing and quantification for diagnosis of clinical validations. Dr. Goris has also authored five books and is currently co-authoring his sixth text with other renowned experts in their field. To remain aware of changes and advancements in his field, Dr. Goris maintains affiliation with the  American Society of Nuclear Medicine, American Society of Nuclear Medicine and European Association of Nuclear Medicine.

Dr. Goris maintains that his interest in physics and the fact that mathematics helped him comprehend it guided the direction of his career. His interest in these subjects was further piqued when he began studying at the University of California, Berkeley. In those days, not many physicians, even in America, knew physics and mathematics well, which made the fields even more fascinating to him.

Dr. Goris is proudest of publishing five books and of his contribution to the mathematics of images. He likewise cites being touched by receiving a positive evaluation when he was preparing to retire from his position at Stanford University School of Medicine. In the near future, he is intending to co-publish another book.

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