Education

  1. MD Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
  2. Resident - General Surgery Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
  3. Research Fellowship - Vascular Surgery University of Utah
  4. Internship Surgery-General (Categorical) Internship Program, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. Resident Surgery-General (Categorical) Residency Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. Chief Resident Surgery-General (Categorical) Residency Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  7. Clinical Fellowship Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  8. Fellow - Advanced Endovascular Fellowship Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  9. Advanced Branch Stent Graft Work Group in Australia St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Certifications

  1. American Board of Surgery - Vascular Surgery
  2. American Board of Surgery - General Surgery

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Surgery

Professional Highlights

  • Associate Editor, Annals of Vascular Surgery, 2011-present
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Endovascular Therapy, 2011
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 2009

Interests

  • Multivessel fenestrated and branched stent grafts for complex aneurysms
  • Endovascular repair of complex arch, thoracic, thoracoabdominal and abdominal aneurysms
  • Open repair of thoracic, thoracoabdominal and aortic aneurysms
  • Chronic mesenteric ischemia
  • Carotid artery endarterectomy and stenting
  • Connective tissue disorders

Publications

See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Research

See a description of research activities.

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