DWR Staff | Head of Diagnostic Imaging

Pete Mantis


European Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

RCVS-Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

Honorary Associate Professor, University of Nottingham

Panagiotis (Pete) Mantis graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 1994. He completed a Diagnostic Imaging Residency at the Royal Veterinary College and then worked in first opinion practices and referral hospitals in London. He spent a year at the Swedish Agricultural University in Uppsala and in 2000 he moved to the Royal Veterinary College. He became Senior Lecturer in Radiology and remained at RVC until joining DWR in 2017. In 2019, he was appointed Head of Diagnostic Imaging. Pete is a European and RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He is a regular author, speaker and CPD tutor on small animal radiology, ultrasonography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging.

Jones ID, Daniels A, Lara, A, Mantis P. Computed Tomographic Findings in Twelve Cases of Canine Multicentric Lymphoma with Splenic and Hepatic Involvement. J Sm Anim Pract 2017 In Print

Panagiotis Mantis, Practical small animal ultrasonography. Abdomen. Servet January 2016. (Book)

Fletcher, Jon; Scudder, Christopher; Kiupel, M.; Pipe-Martin, Hannah ; Kenny, Patrick; Mantis, Panagiotis; Fenn, Joe; Smith, Ken; Blair, Robert; Granger, L.; Niessen, Stijn. Hypersomatotropism in three cats without concurrent diabetes mellitus. Journal of Veterinary Inetrnal Medicine 2016; 30(4): 1216-1221. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14360. [Epub ahead of print]. I

Jones ID, Lamb CR, Drees R, Priestnall SI, Mantis P. Dual-phase computed tomography of canine hepatic and splenic masses. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2016; 57 (2): 144-153.

Mantis P, Saridomichelakis M. Ultrasonographic examination of the canine skin: a review. Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society 2016; 67(1): 17-20. (Date accepted 13/2/2015).

Niessen SJM, Forcada Y, Mantis P, Lamb CR, Harrington N, Fowkes R, Korbonits M, Smith K, Church D. (2015) Studying Cat (Felis catus) Diabetes: Beware of the Acromegalic Imposter. PLoS ONE  2015; 10(5): e0127794. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0127794

Gregori T, Mantis P, Benigni L, Priestnall S, Lamb CR. Comparison of computed tomographic and pathologic findings in 17 dogs with primary adrenal neoplasia. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2015;56(2):153-159.

P. Mantis, D. Tontis, D. Church, D. Lloyd, K. Stevens, D. Balomenos, P. G. Gouletsou, G. Gianoulopoulos, D. Doukas, A. D. Galatos, M. Saridomichelakis.. High-frequency ultrasound biomicroscopy of the normal canine skin. Veterinary Dermatology.  2014; 25:176-e45 (DOI: 10.1111/vde.12120).

C. Lamb, T. Ciasca, P. Mantis, Y. Forcada, M. Potter, D. Church, S. Niessen. Computed tomographic signs of acromegaly in 68 diabetic cats with hypersomatotropism. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.  2014; 16(2): 99-108 (DOI: 10.1177/1098612X13497212)

P. Mantis. Diagnostic imaging of the pancreas of the dog and cat.  The Diagnostic Imaging Special issue of the European Journal of Companion Animal Practice. 2012; 22 (4): 15-22. (winner of the FECAVA Prize for the Best Original Article).

P. Mantis. Use of ultrasonography by veterinary surgeons in clinical emergencies. Ultrasound. 2012; 20: 77–81.

Warren Smith CMR, Andrew S,  Mantis P., Lamb CR. Lack of associations between ultrasonographic appearance of canine hepatic lesion and histological diagnosis. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 2012: 53: 168-173.

Bowen EJ, Mundy P, Tivers MS, Syme HM, Mantis P, Smyth B, Baines SJ. Duodenal Brunner’s gland adenoma causing chronic small intestinal obstruction in a dog. J Small Anim Pract2012 Feb;53(2):136-9.

R.M. Abdelghafar, B.H. Ahmed, M.T. Ibrahim and P. Mantis. Prediction of Gestational Age by Transabdominal Real-Time Ultrasonographic Measurements in Saanen Goats (Capra hircus). Global Veterinaria 2011: 6 (4): 346-351.

Mantis P. Making sense of the grey: a basic introduction to abdominal ultrasonography of the dog and cat. Irish Vet Journal 2010, 63 (8):503-510.I.

Nicholson, Z. Halfacree, C. Whatmough, P. Mantis, S. Baines. Computed tomography as an aid to management of chronic oropharyngeal stick injury in the dog. Journal of small animal practice. 2008: 49(9): 451-457.

Francesca Abramo, Doris Salluzi, Roberto Leotta, Silvia Auxillia, Chiara Noli, Alda Miolo, Panagiotis Mantis, David H. Lloyd. Mast cell morphometry and densitometry in experimental wounds treated with a gel contaning Adelmidrol: A placebo controlled study. Wounds A Compendium of Clinical Research and Practice. 2008; 20(6): 149-157.

Mantis P, Brockman D, Whatmough C, Gregory SP, Lamb CR, Mahoney P, Jakovljevic S. Sensitivity, specificity and accuracy of diagnostic imaging methods for the diagnosis of ectopic ureters in the dog. European Journal of Companion Animal Practice.  2008; 18: 21-27. Reprint with permission.

Panagiotis Mantis, Victoria Johnson and Federica Moranti. The Bronchial Tree. In: BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Thoracic Imaging. BSAVA publications, 2008,  pp 228-241.

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