Goetz Richter is the Director of the Clinics for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology of the Klinikum Stuttgart.
Goetz Richter is a co-founder of IMED, which became CeloNova BioSciences, Inc. in October of 2005. He is widely recognized as one of the pioneers in the development of stent technology, and was one of the first physicians to place astent in a human being. He was one of the Principal Investigators and played a key role in the development and the clinical trials of the Palmaz Stent. A noted author and lecturer, Goetz Richter is regarded as one of the leading interventional radiologists in the world.
Goetz completed his undergraduate work at the University of Stuttgart-Hohenheim and earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from University Freiberg. He is currently serving as the President of the German Society of Interventional Radiology.