Nicandro Figueiredo

Nicandro Figueiredo


Medcare Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital

About Nicandro Figueiredo

Medcare Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital

United Arab Emirates

M D, Ph. D

Full Time



Medical School ( M D) (1993)

University of Brasilia, Brasilia, D F, Brazil

Residency in Neurosurgery (1997)

Base Hospital of Brasilia, Brasilia, D F, Brazil

Post-residency Neurosurgical training in U S A (1997)

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, U S A

New York University, N Y C, U S A

Master Degree (1998)

University of Brasilia, Brasilia, D F, Brazil

Fellowship in Spine Surgery (2000)

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, M D, U S A

University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, W I, U S A

Ph D (2009)

University of Brasilia, Brasilia, D F, Brazil

Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Spinal Neurosurgery (2012)

University of Wisconsin, Madison, W I, U S A

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)

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

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

Specialist Internal Medicine


English, Portuguese

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