Alvaro Antônio Bandeira Ferraz, MD, PhD, FACS

Federal University of Pernambuco, Pernambuco, Brazil

Prof. Alvaro A.B. Ferraz is an Associated Professor of Surgery at the Federal University of Pernambuco in Brazil and Chief of the General Surgery Unit of Clinics Hospital at the same university. Prof. Ferraz made 5 years of residency training in the Clinics Hospital of Pernambuco, a Research Fellow in the Medical College of Wisconsin in the USA., Master and PhD program in Surgery in the Federal University of Pernambuco and a Post-Doctoral fellow in the Liver Transplant Unit in the Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami in the USA. He is a Free Full Professor of Surgery by the University of São Paulo of Ribeirão Preto. Since 1992 he has been involved in research in surgical infection, gastrointestinal motility, hepatosplenic schistossomotic disease and metabolic surgery. He is author or coauthor in more than 120 articles, with an H index of 14 (SCOPUS – 08-2014).