Rui RIbero

PROFESSOR RUI RIBEIRO, MD

LITERARY AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation in “Medicine” (Lisbon University, Portugal 1986), “Senior Consultant” in General Surgery.

 

MAIN TOPICS OF PROFISSIONAL INTEREST

  • Morbid obesity diabetes surgery, gastro-esophageal reflux, gastric diseases, colo-rectal pathologies, hernia surgery, laparoscopic surgery and SILS pioneer in Portugal. Performing SILS sleeve and gastric bypass on a regular basis.

 

HOSPITAL DIRECTIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinator / Director of the:  “Centro Multidisciplinar da Doença Metabólica” (CMDM) at the “Clínica de Santo António - Lisboa”.
  • Clinical Director of the Lasercenter Lda, a private Health care company in Portugal.
  • Former President of the Portuguese Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery since March 2010 up to October 2016, President of the General Assembly
  • Former Coordinator / Director of the:  “Unidade de Tratamento Cirúrgico de Obesidade e Doenças Endócrinas (UTCODE) at the “Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central”.

 

ADVANCED SURGICAL TRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performed about 6000 surgeries, 4500 by laparoscopy
  • Faculty at “Centro de Cirurgia Minima Invasion Jesus Usón” courses, CCMIJU – Caceres, Spain.
  • Developing and proceeding with “Clinical immersion courses” for European surgeons in our Hospital.
  • Former lecturer and proctor in the “Masterclass Courses in Metabolic Surgery” in the European Training Center (ETC – Elancourt, Paris)

 

PUBLISHED WORKS

  • Author of twelve surgical scientific papers in medical literature (Portuguese and International)
  • ”Lecturer” in different Portuguese and International events;
  • Presentation, as author, of about fifty papers in the surgical area, several of them in International events, including European and World Congresses about Bariatric Surgery
  • Several presentations on TV, radio and newspapers in Portugal about Obesity and diabetes surgery and SILS.

 

COMPLIMENTARY INFORMATION

  • Member of the Editorial board of different journals: BMI (Bariatrica y Metabolica Ibero-americana); Obesity open access; Obesity and Stress Management
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the High Tech Surgery Association (HTC).
  • Member of the Board member of the MGB/OAGB Club.
  • Reviewer of the journals “Acta Médica Portuguesa”, “Revista Portuguesa de Cirurgia” e “BMI”.
  • Honorary member of the “Romanian Association for Endoscopic Surgery”.
  • Member of the Sociedade Portuguesa de Cirurgia (SPC).
  • Member of the Sociedade Portuguesa de Cirurgia de Obesidade (SPCO).
  • Member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO).
  • Member of the Sociedade Portuguesa de Cirurgia Mini-invasiva (SPCMIN).
  • Member of the International Bariatric Club (IBC).

      ∙ President of the SPCO General Assembly (Sociedade Portuguesa de Cirurgia de Obesidade)