The Course

Keynote Lecturer & Trainer

Univ. Prof. Prof h.c. Reinhard Graf, M.D.
Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stolzalpe, Austria


Born in Graz, Austria
M.D. University of Graz 1971
General practitioner 1974
Orthopedic surgeon since 1980
Medical Director of the General and Orthopedic Hospital Stolzalpe 1988-2011, emerit. 2011
Professor for Orthop. Surgery at the Univ. Graz/Austria 1990
President of the Austrian Society of Orthopedic Surgery 1992/93
President of the International Society for Sonography on the Locomotor System ISMUS 1991-1993
President of the South German Orthop.Congress, Baden-Baden, Germany 2004

National and international Awards

  1. National Medical Award Austria (Eiselsberg  Preis) 1980
  2. Karl Rabl Award, Germany 1986
  3. Pauwels Medal of the German Orthopedic Society (DGOT) 1996
  4. Escherich Medal of the Austrian Pediatric Society 1998
  5. Member of the German Academy “Leopoldina”
  6. Meinhard von Pfaundler  Medal of the German Pediatric Society
  7. Pro maximis meritis Medal,  EPOS 2012
  8. Publish Award for the best scientific paper, Dt. Ärzteverlag, 2016


  •   Great Honorary Medal for “Specific Merits for the Austrian Republic” 2008
  •   Honorary Citizenship of the city Stolzalpe
  •   Honorary ring of the city Stolzalpe
  •   Honorary Prof. of the University Novosibirsk, Russia
  •   Great Honorary Medal of the Country Styria (refused)
  •   Honorary Medal of the German Society for Ped. Orthopedics, VKO, 2016
  •   Visiting Prof. of Clinical Medical School, Peking University Health Science Center ,2017
  •   EFFORT, Morscher recognition Award, Barcelona 2018

Honorary Memberships

  1. German Orthop. Society (Berufsverband) 1986
  2. Yugoslavien Orthop. Society 1992
  3. Cszech Orthop.Society 1993
  4. Correspond. member of the Swiss Orthop.Society 1993
  5. Hungarian Orthop. Society 1994
  6. Japanese Society for Sonography in Orthopedics
  7. Internat. Society for Sonography in the Locomotor System ISMUS,1995
  8. Pediatric Orthop. Society of North America, POSNA 2005
  9. Spanish Society for Echopraphia 2009
  10. German Society for Ultrasound DEGUM 2009
  11. German Society for General Surgery 2010
  12. Iranian Society for Radiology 2010
  13. Turkish Society for Ped. Orthopedics 2010
  14. Bulgarian Society for Orthopedics 2010
  15. Austrian Society for Risk Managment in Hospitals,2010
  16. Austrian Society of Orthopedics 2011
  17. Society of Austrian-Swiss- German Fellows 2012 (ASG)
  18. German Orthop. Society 2012
  19. Society for Radiology Crete, Greece
  20. European Hip Society 2016
  21. Austrian Ultrasound Society, ÖGUM, 2017
  22. Austrian Society for General Orthop.Surgeons. 2017


250 papers in different international journals
Author of 4 books,coauthor of 15 books. Course books in
German, Hungarian, Chinese, Mongolian, Greek, Italian, Turkish, English, Russian, Polish

Course Coordinators

Vasileios Goulios
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Head of Paediatric Orthopaedics Department

20–05–1977 Born in Athens
06–2002 Medical degree Auth
06–2010 Trauma and Orthopaedic diploma
2010 – 2013 Fellowships in children Orthopaedic surgery in UK and Spain
2013 – Orthopaedic and Trauma surgeon.
2014 – today Head of medical office of MDM doctors in Thessaloniki (volunteer)

St. Luke’s Hospital, Thessaloniki – Greece
Tel.: +30 2310 227958 / Mob.: +30 6949 767203

Nikolaos Skoulikaris

Skoulikaris Nikolaos war born in Heraklion, Crete, Greece in 1972.
He graduated from School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and Corps Officers Military Academy in Thessaloniki in 1999 and completed radiology training in University Hospital of Crete in 2008.
He has worked as chief of radiology department in Naval Military Hospital in Souda, Chania from 2008- 2009, and as a radiology consultant in 401 General Military Hospital in Athens from 2010-2012. From 2012 he works as a radiology consultant in the Radiology Department of 424 General Military Training Hospital in Thessaloniki.
He undertook training on pediatric radiology in Papageorgiou General Hospital, in Thessaloniki and in Children's Hospital "P. & A. Kyriakou",in Athens. He has worked as Scientific Manager for the Radiology Department in Private Hospital in Chania from 2008-2010, as consultant radiologist in Saint Luke private Hospital in Thessaloniki from 2013, and as consultant radiologist in several private radiology laboratories.
He has extensive knowledge of imaging and diagnostic procedures in Ultrasound, CT and MRI. His main expertise is in pediatric (with special interest in infant hip ultrasound and ceVUS), musculoskeletal and abdominal radiology, and has lately gained a lot of experience in thoracic and head and neck radiology diagnostic procedures.
He is a member of Hellenic Society of Radiology, European Society of Radiology, European Society of Skeletal Radiology (ESSR) and European Society of Pediatric Radiology (ESPR).

St. Luke’s Hospital, Thessaloniki – Greece
Mob.: +306944146522

Assistant Trainer

Born in Volos 01.11.1974. Married, 2 children.
Primary medical qualification: University of Athens, Greece, 1999
One year in the rural clinic of Kassos island.
2002Resident in the surgical department of General Hospital of Volos.
2003-2008 Resident in “KAT” hospital Athens.
2005:resident for 3 months in Selly oak hospital-Birmingham
2006-2007 : 1 year resident in B orthopedic department of Athens Children’s hospital “Agia Sophia”
2008: Medical Specialty Award (Orthopaedics), equivalent to CCT.
2008 -/2009 /2010 fellowship in “Allgemeines und Orthopaedisches landeskrankenhaus Stolzalpe” Austria
2009 -2013: locum consultant in General hospital of Volos & Larisa City.
2013-2014 clinical attachment in the “Orthopaedische Spital Speising Vienna Austria”
2014-2016 : private medical praxis.
2016-till Now consultant Orth. Surgeon (Greek NHS).
-Participation in many Posters - oral presentations - publications.
-5 Book translations & chapter participations - co authoring in 2 booklets.
-Attended many orthopedic Courses and Congresses.
-Participation as assistant instructor in 13 courses for hip ultrasound according Graf in Greece.
-Participation as assistant instructor in 2 courses for hip ultrasound according Graf (Austria , U.K.)
- Participation as main instructor in 3 courses for hip ultrasound according Graf in Greece.
-Member of EEXOT and EPOS.

Dr. Stelios Kolovos, Orthopaedic Surgeon

General Hospital of Larissa – Greece

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