Dr. João Mamede - Cirurgia da mão - Microcirurgia - Ortopedia - Traumatoloia

“Trust only surgeons who were specifically trained to handle upper limb problems to treat your hands, obtaining then the best results”. About Dr. Joao Mamede.

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Dr. João Mamede

Dr. João Mamede

He obtained his Medical Degree at Federal University of Alagoas (UFAL) in 2009 and his residency training in Orthopedics & Traumatology in 2011 at Dr. José Frota Institute – the reference center for trauma surgery in the state of Ceará - Brazil.
Dr. Joao Mamede lived in Rio de Janeiro for two years between 2014 and 2016, a period necessary for conclusion of his second residency program in Hand Surgery and Microsurgery at the National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics (INTO). INTO is currently known as national reference center for procedures of high and medium complexity in orthopedics and traumatology in Brazil.
He completed his medical training with observership in Hand Surgery at the Reconstructive Plastic and Microsurgery department of Erasmus Medical Center (Rotterdam - The Netherlands).


hand surgery

Since 2005, Hand Surgery has been considered one of the 53 medical specialties, according to CFM Resolution No. 763/05. Requires as a prerequisite degree in Orthopedics and Traumatology or Plastic Surgery. In order to obtain a specialist in Hand Surgery, you need: 6 years of study for medical graduation, medical residency in Orthopedics and Traumatology (3 years) or 5 years of medical residency in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery, followed by another residence in Hand Surgery and Microsurgery (2 years). It takes between eleven and thirteen years of study, after several theoretical and practical tests, to become a specialist in Hand Surgery. History, pathologies and cases

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Microsurgery is an approach commonly used in hand surgery. It is a suture technique performed with a Nylon-wire that is invisible to the naked eye, thinner than a hair, using microscope and precise instruments. In the 1970s, the first successful cases of limb replantations surgeries and transfer of body segments were reported. These cases required suturing of tiny vessels and nerves. Since then the area has been growing and the treatment options for complex injuries have increased. know more

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