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Nicandro Figueiredo

Nicandro Figueiredo

Types of Physician : Fulltime
Education : MD, Ph.D
Specialist : Spinal Neurosurgeon
Location : Medcare Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital, Sheikh Zayed Road,
Languages Spoken :
DOH License Grade : Specialist

Credentials:

  • Medical School (MD) (1993)
  • University of Brasilia, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
  • Residency in Neurosurgery (1997)
  • Base Hospital of Brasilia, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
  • Post-residency Neurosurgical training in USA (1997)
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, USA
  • New York University, NYC, USA
  • Master Degree (1998)
  • University of Brasilia, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
  • Fellowship in Spine Surgery (2000)
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, WI, USA
  • PhD (2009)
  • University of Brasilia, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Spinal Neurosurgery (2012)
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA

Professional Associations:

  • Member of the North American Spine Society (NASS - USA)
  • Member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS - USA)
  • Member of the Brazilian Spine Society (SBC)
  • Member of the Brazilian Neurosurgical Society (SBN)
  • Member of the Saudi Association of Neurological Surgery (SANS - KSA)

Professional Experience:

  • Consultant Spinal Surgeon (2013-2014)
  • Orthopedic and Spinal Hospital - Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group
  • Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Consultant Spinal Surgeon (1998-2012)
  • Jardim Cuiaba Hospital (Spinal Surgeon)
  • Cuiaba, MT, Brazil
  • University of Cuiaba General Hospital - HGU (1998-2012)
  • Supervisor of the Spinal Program for the Residency in Neurosurgery, Cuiaba, MT, Brazil
  • Professor of the Medical School (2004-2012)
  • Federal University of Mato Grosso (UFMT), Cuiaba, MT, Brazil
  • Professor of Neurosurgery and Neuroanatomy (1998-2012)
  • University of Cuiaba - UNIC, Cuiaba, MT, Brazil
  • Instructor of Advanced Trauma Life Support - ATLS (American College of Surgeons) (2006-2012)
  • University of Cuiaba Veterinary Hospital, Cuiaba, MT, Brazil
  • Visiting Professor of Spine Surgery in USA (2004 and 2006)
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, WI, USA
  • Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Neurosurgery - Spine Surgery (2012-until the present)
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
  • Scientific Journal Reviewer (2008-until present)
  • Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques, USA

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Spine surgery for adult and children, including:
  • Spine fixation-decompression techniques for disc disease and spinal stenosis, like for lumbar, cervical and thoracic spine
  • Percutaneous kyphoplasty (for osteoporotic spinal fracture and tumor)
  • Lumbar microdiscectomy (for disc herniation)
  • Spinal arthroplasty (cervical artificial disc for disc disease)
  • Spinal trauma (anterior and posterior fixations)
  • Spinal deformity (scoliosis and hyperkyphosis)
  • Spinal tumors
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