Soterios Gyftopoulos

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Soterios Gyftopoulos

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology

Contact Info

333-339 East 38th Street
New York, NY 10016


Research Summary

I am an Assistant Professor in the NYULMC Department of Radiology, specializing in musculoskeletal radiology. I have conducted a wide range of orthopaedic studies and reviews on the use of imaging in the evaluation of common shoulder ailments, diagnostic errors in the interpretation of imaging, new low radiation dose protocols for CT examinations, and the replacement of CT with MRI for common shoulder injuries. I am also a founding member of the Center for Healthcare Innovation and Delivery Science at NYU Langone Medical Center, whose mission is to improve patient outcomes by fostering the development of a learning healthcare system. 

Research Interests

I am a physician-scientist who studies the appropriate use of imaging in the evaluation of common orthopaedic injuries and ailments in order to improve the value that radiology provides to our patients and clinicians.

Research Keywords

rotator cuff tear, shoulder dislocation

Reply to "upper extremity trauma radiographs"
Gyftopoulos, Soterios; Chitkara, Munish; Bencardino, Jenny
2015-03-01; 0361-803x,American journal of roentgenology (1976) - id: 1473872, year: 2015 Journal Article

MRI-Arthroscopy Correlation for Shoulder Anatomy and Pathology: A Teaching Guide
Gyftopoulos, Soterios; Strauss, Eric J
2015-05-24; 1546-3141,American journal of roentgenology (1976) - id: 1591262, year: 2015 Journal Article

Hill-Sachs lesion location: does it play a role in engagement?
Gyftopoulos, Soterios; Wang, Annie; Babb, James
2015-04-13; 1432-2161,Skeletal radiology - id: 1528292, year: 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Presence of gout is associated with increased prevalence and severity of knee osteoarthritis among older men: results of a pilot study
Howard, Rennie G; Samuels, Jonathan; Gyftopoulos, Soterios; Krasnokutsky, Svetlana; Leung, Joseph; Swearingen, Christopher J; Pillinger, Michael H
2015-03-01; 1076-1608,Journal of clinical rheumatology. JCR - id: 1473722, year: 2015 Journal Article

Osseous injuries associated with anterior shoulder instability: what the radiologist should know
Gyftopoulos, Soterios; Albert, Marissa; Recht, Michael P
2014-05-26; 0361-803x,American journal of roentgenology (1976) - id: 1005052, year: 2014 Journal Article