"Together towards excellence!”
Pr. Helder Ferreira
Dr. Susana Maia
Head of the Minimally Invasive Gynaecologic Surgery Unit of Centro Hospitalar Universitário in Porto, Portugal. He is also a Professor of Gynaecology at the University of Porto. Pr. Ferreira is the Chairman of YEP-ESGE and Member of the Board of European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (ESGE). He is holder of a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynaecological Surgery a Medical Education diploma. He is the author of several original articles, book chapters, short communications and Websurg video publications. He lectures in national, regional and international scientific meetings/congresses and, performed live interactive surgery in several countries. He is one of the Head instructors of the European Academy of Gynaecological Surgery. He has tutored many training courses on dry/live-tissue lab and cadaver dissection.
Obstetrics/Gynecology Assistant at Hospital Privado de Gaia – Trofa Saúde, Portugal. She holders a fellowship of Gynecological Laparoscopy with Prof. Arnaud Wattiez at IRCAD. She is an invited teacher of Gynecology at the Faculty of Medicine of the Porto University and is currently performing a PhD in Medicine at this Faculty. She was elected as member of the Advisory Board of the European Society of Gynecological Endoscopy for the mandate period 2019-2023. She is one of the Head Instructors accredited by the European Academy of Gynecological Surgery for the GESEA Training and Certification Sessions. She has been a member of the Organizing Committee of several training courses on dry lab and animals. She is a member of the Faculty of the Endoscopic Advanced Gynecological Surgery Courses at IRCAD/EITS and of the Diplome d’Endoscopie Operatoire en Ginecologie at CICE, in France. Dr. Maia has performed several lectures and communications at national and international technical and scientific meetings.
Dr. Joao Alves
Doctor in Laparoscopic surgery in Gynecology mainly endometriosis and oncology. Several videos published: AAGL, JMIG, ESGE & websurg. Collaboration as a teacher with IRCAD Strasbourg and The European Academy of Gynecology Surgery apart from national Portuguese courses.
Speaker about laparoscopy surgery in IRCAD Asia (Tawain), IRCAD Strasbourg, EBCOG 2014, ESGE 2013-19, Winners congress 2014-2018.
Member of ACOG, AAGL and Portuguese Society of gynecology. Reviewer of: ESGE, JMIG and JLAST.
From Abril 2012 to present
Consultant in Gynaecology and Obstetrics Hospital da Luz Lisboa.
From Abril 2012 to Abril 2019
Consultant in Gynaecology and Obstetrics. Hospital de Santa Maria, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, EPE.
From the 26th September 2005 to April 2012. Resident in Gynaecology and Obstetrics. Hospital de Santa Maria, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, EPE.
From January 2004 to September 2005. General resident Hospital de Santa Maria, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, EPE.
Chief Mentor at Lisbon GESEA (Gynecological Endoscopic Surgical Education and Assessement) Diploma Center since April 2017.
Junior Deputy at the Special Interest Group of Reproductive Surgery – ESRHE, during 2015-2017. Multiple presentations given in more than 100 national and international meetings & courses.
Several endoscopic live surgeries performed in national and international scientific events. More than 20 publications in national and international journals
Specialization in Gynecology-Obstetrics (2006-2012) in Maternidade Alfredo da Costa, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Central, Lisbon, Portugal
Internship in advanced laparoscopic surgery, Malzoni Medical Center- Casa di Cura Malzoni, Avellino, Italy (2010- 2011) with Dr Mario Malzoni.
Gynecology-Obstetrics specialist in Maternidade Alfredo da Costa, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central (since 2012) and in Hospital da Luz (since 2010), Lisbon, Portugal
Fellowship in advanced Laparoscopic surgery, IRCAD-EITS and Gynecologic department of Hopitaux universitaires de Strasbourg, France (2014-2015) with Professor Arnaud Wattiez.
Invited speaker at IRCAD-EITS (France) in the area of advanced gynecological endoscopic surgery
Accredited trainer by the European Academy of Gynecological Surgery, Leuven, Belgium
Author and co-author of 21 institutional and national clinical guidelines
Author of more than 50 lectures or communications at national and international scientific meetings
Author of 5 publications in national and foreign specialty journals
3th year resident of Gynecology/Obstetrics, working at the Department of Gynecology of Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto, located in Porto, Portugal.
Dr. Fernanda Vilela
A 3rd year resident in Centro Materno Infantil, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário do Porto, Portugal.
Dr. Tatiana Leite
Medical Assistant in Obstetrics Gynecology at the Centro Hospitalar e Universitário do Algarve – Unidade de Faro, Portugal, since 2017.
Master in Endoscopic Surgery, Pelvic and Gynecological, in Valencia, Spain. Internship in advanced laparoscopic surgery, in Negrar (Verona), Italy. Trainer accredited by the European Academy of Gynecological Surger