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Alvaro Lopes Pimenta

cardiologist

Alvaro Lopes Pimenta, Portuguese cardiologist.

Background

Pimenta, Alvaro Lopes was born on July 13, 1931 in Porto, Portugal. Son of Julio Guimaraes and Palmira (Lopes) Pimenta.

Education

Doctor of Medicine University Porto, 1956.

Career

Physician cardiology department Santa Maria Hospital, Lisbon, 1956-1958, Santo Antonio Hospital, Porto, 1959-1960. Physician physiopathology department S. Joao Hospital, Porto, 1960-1963, attending physician, 1963-1973. Chief pediatric cardiology Maria Pia Hospital, Porto, since 1967.

Attending chief cardiology Santo Antonio Hospital, Porto, since 1973, director department, since 1980. Associate professor University Porto Medical Faculty, since 1979. Counselor cardiology Portuguese Foundation, 1970.

Membership

Served with Medical Corps, Portuguese Army, 1970-1971. Fellow Institute Alta Cultura, 157-58. Member Portuguese Cardiology Society (secretary 1974-1975), American College Chest Physicians, Society Francaise Cardiologie (correspondent), Portuguese Intensive Care Association (vice president 1977-1980), Cardiac Portuguese Pacing Association (secretary since 1978).

Member editorial board Acta Medica Portuguesa, 1979, Pacemaker, 1979.

Connections

Children– Alvaro, Teresa, Helena, Paula, Miguel.

father:
Julio Guimaraes Pimenta

mother:
Palmira (Lopes) Pimenta

children:
Alvaro Pimenta

Teresa Pimenta

Helena Pimenta

Paula Pimenta

Miguel Pimenta