Specialist in Plastic, Maxillofacial and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. José Carlos Parreira

Dr. José Carlos dos Santos Parreira, born in 25th August 1962, Portuguese, Medical degree in 1986 with the classification of Good in the University of Lisbon, Medical Faculty.

Áreas de Interesse na Especialidade:

  • Cirurgia Estética em geral, e em particular: Mama, Orbito Palpebral, e Contorno Corporal.
  • Cirurgia Reconstrutiva em geral e em Particular: Reconstrução Mamária, Membro Inferior e Crânio facial.
  • Tratamentos de Laser

Carreira e Funções Profissionais:

  • Licenciatura em Medicina pela Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa em 1986
  • Título de Especialista em Cirurgia Plástica, Reconstrutiva, Maxilofacial e Estética, obtido mediante provas públicas no Hospital Egas Moniz, onde realizou o internato, em 1997
  • Voluntário no Serviço de Cirurgia Plástica do Hospital Militar de Lisboa, entre 1986 e 1997
  • Consultor de Cirurgia Plástica e Reconstrutiva do Centro Clínico da Guarda Nacional Republicana, desde 1997
  • Desde 1997, assumiu o cargo de Director da Unidade de Cirurgia Plástica do Hospital Garcia de Orta
  • Obteve o grau de Consultor de Cirurgia Plástica, mediante provas públicas, em 2006
  • Visita regularmente com o estatuto de Observador Departamentos de Cirurgia Plástica, por períodos de cerca de 15 dias a 1 mês, a maioria nos EUA
  • Apresentou comunicações em Congressos Nacionais e Internacionais da Especialidade
  • Publicou artigos científicos em revistas da Especialidade. Membro de várias Sociedades Cientificas da Especialidade, Nacionais e Internacionais, incluindo a Sociedade Americana de Cirurgia Plástica.

Dr. José Carlos ParreiraDr. José Carlos dos Santos Parreira, born in 25th August 1962, Portuguese, Medical degree in 1986 with the classification of Good in the University of Lisbon, Medical Faculty.

Board Certified in Plastic ,Reconstrutive and Aesthetic Surgery , in Hospital Egas Moniz, Lisbon, with the classification of 18,7(max 20) in 1997.  Actually Head of the Department of Plastic Surgery in Hospital Garcia de Orta in Almada, where 70% is Reconstructive Surgery.
Professional qualification of Specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive, Maxilofacial and Aesthetic surgery awarded by the Portuguese Medical Association for Medical Practioners, License nº 30454.
Graduated Assistant Grade awarded by the Portuguese Ministry of Health.

Also works in Private Practice , mainly with Lasers, Aesthetic Medicine and Aesthetic Surgery.
Has done more than 12000 Surgeries, around 9000 as Surgeon.
Expertise in Aesthetic Surgery, Lasers, Breast Surgery(including Breast Reconstruction) Oculopalpebral Surgery, Body Contouring, Inferior Limb Reconstruction and Hand Surgery.

Attended 58 National Meetings and 61 International Meetings in Plastic Surgery.
Further studies and visits as observer in  several Departments of Plastic Surgery, worldwide:
-UCLA(Los Angeles, California)
-Canniesburn Hospital,Glasgow  Head-David Soutar
-New york University Medical Center(Institute of Reconstrutive Plastic Surgery) Head-J. Mccarthy
-Manhattan Eye ,Ear and Throat Hospital (New york) -Head-Sherryl Aston
-Baptist Hospital, Nashville Tennessee -Head-Pat Maxwell
-University of Dallas,Texas –Head-Rod Rohrich
-Observer with John Tebbets(Dallas)
-Georgetown University Hospital Washington- Head –Scott Spear
-University of Birmingham, Alabama-Head-Luis Vasconez
-Clinica Ivo Pitanguy, Rio de Janeiro
-Paces Plastic Surgery, Atlanta Head-Foad Nahai
-Observer with Glenn Jelks- New york
-Observer with Henry spinelli-New York

Presented 34 papers in Meetings. Published 12 Papers in Plastic Surgery Journals.

Guest speaker in several National and International Meetings, mainly in Aesthetic Surgery.

Organization of National and international Meetings in Plastic Surgery.

Editor in the Journal of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, for the Chapter of Lipoplasty.

Member of the Portuguese Society of Plastic, Reconstrutive and Aesthetic Surgery and the Portuguese Society for Hand Surgery.

Member and National Secretary for International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery(ISAPS) for Portugal.
Corresponding Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
Exco Member of EASAPS(European Association for the Societies of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery).
Member of IPRAS Academy for Laser Surgery.
Proficiency Certificate in English of Cambridge School of Languages.

Speaks fluently English, French, Spanish, Italian.