Lisbon Medical School 1995. License Nº 36010

Orthopedic Residence
Orthopedic residence in 2004, Hospital Santa Maria, Lisbon University, Medical School
“Steadman Hawkins Clinic, Vail Medical Center, Colorado, United States 2005 – under the survailence of Dr. Mark J. Philipphon

Surgical Experience
2482 as it follows (except musculoskeletal) – Head and Neck 25; Torso 116; Limbs 56 (musculoskeletal): Vertebral Column – 85, Shoulder – 123, Arm – 28, Elbow – 64, Forearm – 72, Wrist – 95, Hand – 44, Pelvis – 42, Hip – 1207, Thigh – 85, Knee – 247, Leg –125, Ankle – 174, Foot – 91.

Synos foundation Fellowship
UniversitätsKlinik für Orthopädiche Chirurgie, Inselspital, Bern Switzerland, de Janeiro a Abril de 2004. Director de Serviço – Professor Reinhold Ganz – Treino em cirurgia conservadora da anca (displasia e “impingement”)

Clinical Practice

  • Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Head of Hip Team since July 2004 - Orthopaedic Department, Hospital Santa Maria, Lisbon University, Medical School. - Lisbon.
  • Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Head of Hip Team since January 2007 Hospital da Luz - Lisbon.
  • Head of Orthopaedic Department Hospital Beatriz Angelo, Lisbon Medical School since 2012 – Lisbon.

Teaching Appointments

  • Assistant Professor in Normal Human Anatomy since October 1997. Normal Anatomy Department, Lisbon Medical School Head of Department: Professor Doutor Gonçalves Ferreira.
  • Assistant Professor in Orthopaedics and Traumatology since October 2004. Orthopadics Universitary Clinic - Lisbon Medical School - Head of Department: Professor Doutor Jacinto Monteiro de 2004. Clínica Universitária de Ortopedia da Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa. Director: Professor Doutor Jacinto Monteiro.

Basic research

  • Since 2006, systematic practice of human cadaveric dissection in anatomical regions of the thigh, hip and pelvic girdle. Training and development of techniques for pelvic osteotomy, pedicle flap of the femoral head and muscle flaps pedicled thigh. (Technical already successfully applied in the clinic).


  • Professor Arsenio Cordeiro Award in Medicine 1991/1992 for better communication - endothelial vasoactive factors, presented at the Annual Meeting of Pathophysiology - Faculty of Medicine of Lisbon 1992.
  • Best Poster at the XIX National Congress of Orthopaedics and Traumatology "bone deformities in renal osteodystrophy.

Scientific membership

  • Member of the Portuguese Society of Orthopaedics
  • Member of the Portuguese Society of Trauma
  • State and national coordinator of the Section of Anca 2011-2013 (Portuguese Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology)
  • Felow the "European Board of Orthopadics and Traumatology" (Examination for admission in Berlin, October 2004)
  • Member of the European Hip Society

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