Associate Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, at the School of Medicine. MD degree obtained in 2003 and doctorate in sciences (PhD degree) in 2005. I have training in General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy (all specialties with the Title of Specialist). Leader of an important Surgery Research Group and has been involved as an Advisor in a strictu sensu post-graduation program, where has many students. Grants from CNPq – National Council of Research and Technology.