Vítor Cavadas graduated from medical school at the Faculty of Medicine of Oporto in 2002. He did his general internship at the São João Hospital in Oporto between 2003 and 2004 and completed his residency in Urology at the Santo António General Hospital in Oporto between 2005 and 2010.
He became a consultant at the Department of Urology of the Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto in 2011 and has since been responsible for the Stone Unit in this Department. He is also member of Transplantion team in the same institution.
He is particularly interested in stone disease management and upper tract tumours conservative treatment.
He is a member of the Portuguese Association of Urology (leading the Lithiasis Working Group), the European Association of Urology and the Societé Internationale d’Urologie. He has participated in clinical trials and authored several articles in peer-reviewed journals. He frequently organizes courses on stone treatment and participates as surgeon in Live Surgery events. He has been awarded a research grant by the Portuguese Association of Urology and is also involved in the pre-graduate teaching of Urology at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar in Oporto.