Born: São Paulo- Brazil, 1962

Medical Graduation
University of São Paulo Medical School, 1986.

Training
General Surgery- Clinicas Hospital- University of São Paulo Medical School, 1987-1988.
Urology – Clínicas Hospital- University of São Paulo Medical School, 1989-1992
Chief Resident, 1992-1993.

Academic and Hospital Appointments
Assistant Professor of the Urologic Clinic- Clínicas Hospital- University of São Paulo Medical School, 1993-2008.
Surgeon of the Renal Transplantation Unit and Urologic  Emergency Unit- 1993-2005.
Head Endourology and Stones Section, 2005.
Associate Professor, 2008.

Academic Affiliations
American Urological Association
Endourological Society
Brazilian Urological Society

Publications
Fifty articles published in Pubmed indexed journals
Eleven book chapters
One technical book on Endourology published

Reviewer for:
Associate Editor- Brazilian Journal of Urology
Reviewer: Journal of Urology, Urology, Journal of Endourology, Clinics

Areas of interest:    
Medical and Surgical management of renal stones. Percutaneous renal surgery and Ureteroscopy.