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Jose Guimaraes Santos

surgeon

Jose Guimaraes Santos, Portuguese surgeon. Recipient Honorary Land award Governor East Timor, 1970, Militar Governor, 1971, Silver Star, Government Portugal, 1972. Member European Organization Research and Treatment Cancer, Sociedade de Ciencias Medicas, European Society Surgical Oncology, Portuguese Medical Association (president regional council, vice president), World Medical Association (president science committee).

Background

Santos, Jose Guimaraes was born on October 17, 1934 in Feira, Douro Litoral, Portugal. Son of Jose Francisco and Palmira Santos (Guimaraes) Santos.

Education

Doctor of Medicine Coimbra University, Portugal, 1958. Diplomate American Board Surgery.

Career

Chief resident surgery Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, 1966-1967. Clinical director Central Hospital Dr Carvalho, East Timor, 1969-1971. Director vascular service Hospital S. Marcos, Braga, Portugal, 1972-1974.

Director oncologic service Centro Porto Institute Portugues Uncologia, Porto, Portugal, since 1975. Director cancer center, since 1975. Coordinator Regional Commission Oncology, Oporto, 1980-1985.

National coordinator European Organization Research and Treatment of Cancer-Gastro-Intestinal Group, Brussels, 1982-1985. President Cooperative Group Breast, Portugal, 1983-1985. President 1st and 2d Portugues Congress Oncology, Oporto, Served to captain Health Service, 1969-1971.

Membership

Member European Organization Research and Treatment Cancer, Sociedade de Ciencias Medicas, European Society Surgical Oncology, Portuguese Medical Association (president regional council, vice president), World Medical Association (president science committee).

Connections

Married Maria Madalena Brito, April 29, 1961. Children– Alexandra, Jorge, Nuno.

father:
Jose Francisco Santos

mother:
Palmira Santos (Guimaraes) Santos

spouse:
Maria Madalena Brito

children:
Alexandra Santos

Jorge Santos

Nuno Santos