Main interests: Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery; Esophageal and Gastric Surgery; Trauma
Obtained his degree in Medicine in July 1994, from the Faculty of Medicine / University of Porto. He concluded his General Surgery Residency at Hospital São João (Porto) from 1998 to 2003, and obtained his Board Certification as a General Surgeon in July 2003. From 2005 till present, holds a position as an Attending Consultant in General Surgery at Hospital São João (Porto). Lectured Surgery as a monitor in the Faculty of Medicine of Porto from 2004 till 2014. During this time, he was enrolled in the Master Degree Course in Molecular Oncology, from Faculty of Medicine of Porto, and obtained his MSc degree in 2006. From 2011 till present, he is Coordinator of the Surgical Bariatric Unit at Hospital São João (Porto) and since 2012 till present, member of the Ethics Committee for Health, at Hospital São João and Faculty of Medicine of Porto.