Kechagias Dimitrios

Kechagias Dimitrios Radiologist

Associate Director, CT- MRI HYGEIA Hospital

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • 1984-1990 Aristotelian University, School of Medicine, Thessaloniki, Greece.΄Graduate of Greek Armed Forces Corps Officers School, Thessaloniki.


  • Resident in Radiology in the Department of Radiology,401 Army General Hospital, Athens. (1/12/93 –15/1/95)
  • Resident in Radiology in Athens University, Department of Radiology,Areteion Hospital (16/1/95 –27/5/99)
  • Fellowship in CT and MRI, OSU Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA (1/9/2000-28/2/2002)
  • Fellowship in Interventional Radiology, St Thomas and Guy’s Hospitals, London , UK (1/3/2002-30/8/2002)


Doctoral thesis

  • Diagnostic efficacy and safety of iv administration of MR contrast media SHU 555 Α in patients with focal liver lesions 

Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • Hellenic Radiological Society

  • American Roentgen Ray Society


Work Experience

  • Consultant Radiologist, Department of Radiology, 401 Army General Hospital. (1/9/2002-2009)

  •  Consultant Radiologist, CT and MRI Department, Hygeia Hospital (2004-now)

Εducation Experience:

  • Associate Professor of Radiology, Department of Radiography TEI of Athens


Clinical & Research Interest

Clinical Interest:

  • Neuroradiology

  • Musculoskeletal system

  • GI system

Research interest:

  • New MRI techniques



  • D. KECHAGIAS “CT and CT Colonography” in Imaging in Clinical Oncology, Springer, 2013 p 423-427

  • D. KECHAGIAS- F. LASPAS Imaging of pancreatic cystic neoplasms Pancreatic cystic neoplasms Springer 2015 p 37-52


Recent Publications

  • Laspas, F., Roussakis, A., Papadopoulos, S., Fanariotis, I., Kritikos, N., Kehagias, D. Mixed tumor of the vagina: Sonographic and magnetic resonance imaging findings Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2010 35 (5), pp. 617-619

  • Laspas, F., Tsantioti, D., Roussakis, A., Kritikos, N., Efthimiadou, R., Kehagias, D., Andreou, J. Correlation of radiation dose and heart rate in dual-source computed tomography coronary angiography. Acta radiologica 2011; 52 (3), pp. 273-277.

  • Lavdas E, Mavroidis P, Kostopoulos S, Kechagias D Improvement of image quality using BLADE sequences in brain MR imaging Magnetic resonance imaging 2013; 31(2): 189-200