Centre of Excellence:

Instituto de Ortopedia e Traumatologia da FMUSP, São Paulo, Brazil

Medical Specialty:

Orthopaedic – Prosthetics / Sports Medicine

Training:

  • University Education: Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo-USP-Graduation Date: 19/12/1984
  • Residency in Orthopedics and Traumatology Department of Orthopedicsand Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo-1985-1989
  • Physician Preceptorof the Clinical Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo, São Paulo-SP, 1989-1990.
  • Specialization Coursein Physical Education and Sport, the School of Physical Education, University of São Paulo, São Paulo-SP, 1989-1990.
  • Masterof Medicine by Faculty of Medicine, University ofSãoPaulo, São Paulo-SP, since July 24, 1995.
  • Doctor of Medicine from the Medical School of theUniversity of São Paulo since February 24, 1999

Professional Activites:

  • Medical, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo, 1987.
  • Member of the Technical Chamber of Sports Medicine Regional Medical Council of the State of São Paulo, 2005.
  • Group Head of Sports Medicine, Institute of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo, 2014.
  • Director of the medical center of excellence FIFA USP

Sports Activites:

  • Medical Director of the FIFA World Cup 2008 Brazil, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 2008.
  • Member of the Paulista Football Federation Medical Committee São Paulo – SP, in 2013.
  • Medical Coordinator of S Paulo during the event of the 2014 World Cup, Brazil, 2014.
  • Vice general medical officer in the Local Organizing Committee of the World Organization of the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014.
  • Head Team Physician Brazilian National Futsal Team since
  • Assistant team physician Brazilian National Football Team
  • FIFA doping control officer since 2012
  • Medical officer , Braziliam Team , Toronto Panamericam Games 2015

Medical Society Activities:

  • Brazilian Ortopedic And Traumatology Society – General Secretary.
  • Brazilian Arthroscopy And Sports Trauma Society 2015 Meeting Cientific Chair.
  • 2015 Toronto Panamerican Games Brazilian Ortopedic Staff.
  • ISAKOS – member at large, Comunications Committee past president

Activities in Journals:

  • Reviewer of the Journal of Sports Sciences, since 2009.
  • Associate Editor of the Journal of Sports Medicine [Sports Medicine Applied to orthopedics], since 2010.
  • Area Editor and Reviewer of the Journal of Orthopaedics since 2010.
  • Reviewer’s American Journal of Sports Medicine since 2011.
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