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Bernardo P. Vasconcelos


General Surgery Specialist

Sports Medicine Specialist

Head of General Surgery of Hospital S. Francisco Xavier until 2006

Clinical Director of the futebol club, Sport Lisboa e Benfica until 2003


Areas of interest:

Digestive Surgery, Laparoscopy Surgery, Hernia Surgery and Sports Traumatology


BERNARDO PAES DE VASCONCELOS, born in Lisbon on January 17, 1953.
Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the Faculty of Medicine of the Classical University of Lisbon in 1977
Specialist of General Surgery by the Medical Association
Specialist in Sports Medicine Medicine
Competence in Management by the Order of Physicians
Postgraduate in Management of Health Units from the Catholic University of Lisbon
Clinical Director of AXA Assistance Services in Portugal
Coordinator of Multidisciplinary Centers of Hospital Lusíadas, in Lisbon
General Surgeon of Hospital Lusíadas, in Lisboa
Coordinator of the Department of Sports Medicine at Clínica Quadrantes, in Lisbon
Former FIFA Instructor for Medical Affairs
Former Clinical Director of futebol club, Sport Lisboa e Benfica (from 1987 to 2003)
Former President of the Board of the College of Sports Medicine of the Order of Physicians
Former Head of General Surgery Service of the Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental, until 2006
Former Clinical Director of Portugal Telecom (from 2005 to 2014)
24 Scientific Publications
47 Guest lectures in Portugal and abroad
More than 4500 surgical interventions performed as Surgeon

Full Member – “Society of Medical Sciences of Lisbon”
Full Member – “Portuguese Society of Surgery”
Full Member – “Association Française de Chirurgie”
Full Member – “Fédération International de la Médecine du Sport (FIMS)”
Lisbon, March 2018