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Dr. Manuel Figueiroa

Biography

  • Graduation in medicine in 1978 from Lisbon University (professional ID n.19501)
  • Certified as a Plastic Surgeon by the Medical Union and then Lisbon University Hospital in June and July 1988.
  • Courses in Plastic Surgery and Study Visits at Akademiska Hospital in Uppsala, Sweden; Clinica Pitanguy, Rio De Janeiro; Hospital das Clinicas, Sao Paulo, Brasil; Hospital Outubro in Madrid; Instituto Teknon in Barcelona, Spain and the British College of Surgeons, UK.
  • In Lisbon between 1978 and 1988 worked in the division of Plastic Surgery at Santa Maria Hospital. In addition was invited to operate on various hospitals including Clinica Todos-Os-Santos, Central Military Hospital, Particular Hospital and Orthopaedic Hospital.
  • 1986 Awarded permanent membership and contributor to the Tord Skoog Educational Foundation.
  • 1987 Award of the Portuguese Association of Plastic Surgery – Breast Surgery.
    Maxilo-facial surgeon since 1989.
  • From 1989 – Founder and head of Madeira Central Hospital – Plastic Surgery and Maxilo-Facial Department.
  • Director of the National Board of plastic surgeons elected by peers for the 9th three year term in 2018.
  • Examinor of medical doctors applying for certification as plastic surgeons or higher carrier degrees.
  • Consultant at Clinica Didio Aguiar  – Lisbon.
  • Head of the Plastic Surgery Department at Clinica Santa Catarina, now Hospital da Luz in Madeira Island.
  • President of the 30th and 43rd Annual Meeting of the SPCPRE held in Madeira in 2000 and 2013 in Porto Santo.
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