Profile

Bachelor degree in Medicine (magna cum laude) from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, took residency in internal and heart medicine, general surgery and cardiovascular surgery. Specialized in Heart and Endovascular Surgery at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation (United States). Holds a degree of Doctor in Sciences from the University of São Paulo and a Surgeon degree from the National Institute of Cardiology where coordinates the group of cardiac transplantation and circulatory assistance. Highly experienced in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases in adults, serves mainly in the areas of heart failure, mechanical circulatory support in addition to endovascular and minimally invasive surgeries. Accredited for transcatheter implantation of aortic valve (Corevalve). Coordinates the social surgical process at Hospital PróCardíaco (Rio de Janeiro). Also a specialist member of the Brazilian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery and of the Brazilian Society of Cardiology.

Academic Background – CRM 627259

2011
Cardiac surgery research group - GPEECIC
Major area: Health sciences, medicine

2008
Specialization in Endovascular surgery
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation (USA)
Title: Endovascular treatment of ascending aortic diseases

2004 - 2008
Doctor in Sciences Degree
University of São Paulo, USP, Brazil.
Title: Video-assisted thoracic surgery for bipolar radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation: Feasibility, safety and first results.

2000 - 2001
Specialization – Medical residency in Heart Surgery
Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia Laranjeiras

1999 - 2000
Specialization – Medical residency in General Surgery
University of the State of Rio de Janeiro

1997 - 1998
Specialization – Residency in Internal Medicine and Cardiology
Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro

1991-1996
Bachelor Degree in Medicine–Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, Brazil

Professional Service

2010 - current
Project Participation Activities, National Institute of Cardiology
Research Project: Creation of a Reference Center for the Treatment of Aortic Diseases in the State of Rio de Janeiro

2007 - current
National Institute of Cardiology, INC – Surgical Procedures Division Chief

2003
Hospital Pro Cardíaco, HPC – Member of the team of Surgeons

Awards and Titles

2002
Razavi International award, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

1996
Academic Dignity magna cum laude degree, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

1996
Honor Roll - Internship in Pediatrics, Institute of Pediatrics and Child Welfare Martagão Gesteira

1994
Professor Alfredo Cuello Award, International Congress on Respiratory Physiotherapy


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