Certified radiology specialist
Specialist musculoskeletal system
Head of teleradiology at ARISTRA
Christoph Agten is an expert in musculoskeletal radiology. He studied at the University of Bern and completed his medical studies there in 2007. His first medical residency he did at the Cantonal Hospital of Lucerne in Switzerland. He graduated "summa cum laude" as the best in his year in 2013. For this, he won the examination prize of the Swiss Society of Radiology.
After completing his medical residency, Dr. Agten completed a research fellowship and clinical fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at Balgrist University Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland. In 2015 and 2016, Dr. Agten traveled to the United States with the support of the Swiss National Science Foundation. There he did a research fellowship at the New York University in musculoskeletal radiology.
His research focus was on the field of osteoporosis, with the resulting paper being published in the journal "Radiology" the most prestigious journal within the field of radiology.
Dr. Agten has published over 40 scientific publications in total, thereof 18 as the first author. At the University of Zurich, he habilitated in 2019.
Since 2018, Dr. Agten has lived in England. He works as an expert in musculoskeletal radiology for hospitals and private radiology institutes in Switzerland. He is a co-founder of ARISTRA and leads the teleradiology, providing his knowledge to our patients as an international expert.
Dr. Agten is passionate about education and shares his knowledge with radiologists from all around the world. He maintains the largest YouTube channel on musculoskeletal radiology. Once a week, he posts a video on musculoskeletal imaging. Dr. Agten is also a best-selling author on Amazon with his book "SPEED - MSK Radiology" and regularly lectures at national and international congresses and events.
His current focus is magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) diagnostics of all joints and the spine.