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Dr. Sérgio Silva

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Vascular surgery


English, Spanish, Portuguese


  • Minimally invasive vascular surgery - treatment of varicose veins of the lower limbs using radio-frequency, laser, glue (cyanoacrylate) and polidocanol foam

  • Varicose sclerosis alone or in combination with laser (ClaCs). Laser therapy for varicose veins and vascular ectasia of the lower limbs, trunk and face

  • Chronic leg ulcer treatment

  • Minimally invasive/ endovascular surgery for abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms, carotid disease and ischemic pathology of the lower limbs


  • Degree in Medicine from the Faculty of Medical Sciences of Universidade Nova de Lisboa (1998); Specialist Degree in Angiology and Vascular Surgery (2006)

  • Endovascular surgery internship at the University Hospital of Gronigen, Netherlands, (supervised by Prof. E. L. Verhoeven) (2005)

  • Endovascular surgery internships at the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Spain (guidance Prof. V. Riambau) (2006)

  • General Internship at Hospital de Egas Moniz, Lisbon (1999-2000)

  • Complementary Internship in Angiology and Vascular Surgery at Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisbon  (2001-2006)

  • Surgeon at the Joaquim Chaves Group (Miraflores, Carcavelos and Sintra) since 2009 

  • Vascular Surgeon at Hospital da Luz Lisboa (since July 2007)

  • Hospital Assistant for Angiology and Vascular Surgery at Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Oeste - Hospital Egas Moniz (2007-2012)

  • Key Opinion Leader of the medical-surgical material company Covidien/Medtronic, DermWorks and Terumo

  • Trainer of doctors in the technique of radiofrequency varicose vein surgery, laser, Venaseal/Cola and embolization of pelvic varicose veins

  • Guest lecturer/medical trainer in the area of venous disease, for the medical companies Angelini (2018-2020) and Alfasigma (since 2023) 

  • Author and co-author of several scientific works dedicated to the scope of Vascular Surgery presented at national and international congresses and/or published in national and international journals

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