Gilles Russ

  • CIVIL STATUS
    Nationality: French
    Date of birth: 05/05/1964
    Married, three children

    CREDENTIALS
    – 1992: Doctor of medicine degree
    – 1992: Board certified in Radiology
    – 1992 – 1994: Fellowship in radiology

    CURRENT POSITION: as a Radiologist, I practice in two places:

    • Private practice at the Centre de Pathologie et d’Imagerie, Paris, France (centre for pathology and radiology): specialized thyroid clinic grouping two radiologists, one endocrinologist and two pathologists
    • Public practice at the La Pitié-Salpêtrière University Hospital, Thyroid and Endocrine Tumors Unit, Paris, France. Praticien attaché.

    WHAT I DO

    • 70% of my time corresponds to clinical practice:
      • 2500 US thyroid examinations per year
      • 2500 fine needle aspiration biopsies per year, mainly of thyroid nodules and cervical lymph nodes
      • Other interventional activities: RF ablation, ethanol treatments, core-needle biopsies, charcoal tattooing
    • 30% of my time is devoted to
      • teaching activities
      • clinical research on ultrasound imaging

    RECENT INVOLMENTS:

    • Risk stratification of thyroid nodules: TI-RADS
    • RF ablation

    HOBBIES: reading, watching movies, photography, biking


     

 

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