Graduated in medicine in 1978 with a Ph.D. in Ciencies in Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo (1988). He is currently a Professor and Chairman in the Department of Otolaryngology- University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Director of the Division of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital of the Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo, Chairman of the Board of Otorhinolaryngology Foundation, member of the editorial board of the Associação Paulista de Medicina and the Brazilian Journal of Otolaryngology and the journal International Archives of Otolaryngology, Consultant Ad Hoc Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES), Chairman of Center for Research and Advanced Development in Otolaryngology, consultant of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Foundation for Research Support of São Paulo and Member of the Board of the International Federation of Otorhinolaringological Societs and the American Academy of Otolaryngology. Internationally known for research and treatment of diseases of the ear with an emphasis on tumors of the ear and cranial base, acoustic neuromas, facial paralysis, tinnitus, cochlear implant, deafness and chronic otitis media. Conducted more than 500 lectures as a guest in 40 countries. #00 scientific papepers publish in Medical Journals. Minister regular courses of Ear Surgery and more than 1600 doctors specialized in their courses. He was former President of the Brazilian Association of Otorhinolaryngology and Neck Surgery and President of the Latin Societas ENT. President of the Otology and Neurotology Committee of IFOS- International Federation of Otorhinolaryngologic Societies.
(Source: Lattes Curriculum)