Dr. Diogo Silva Gomes

Orthopedics and Traumatology

Areas of interest
Shoulder and elbow pathology.

Academic Education
Masters degree in Medicine–Faculdade de Ciências Médicas da Universidade de Lisboa, 2006
Biotechnology Course, 2000

Training Abroad
International advanced course on elbow surgery – IACES 2017, Madrid_Spain
Nice Shoulder Course, Nice_France, 2016
Berlin Shoulder Course, Berlim_Germany, 2016
Berlin Shoulder Cadaver Course, Berlim_Germany, 2016
Shoulder Course 2015: “Shoulder Arthroplasty – What’s new?”,Lisbon_Portugal
Annecy Live Surgery 2015: International Shoulder Advanced Course, Annecy_France
Advanced Coourse in Shoulder and Elbow Arthrsocopy – Instability, York_United Kingdom, 2015
1st Lisbon International Hyp Symposium, Lisboa _ Portugal, 2013
15th EFAS Instructional Course, Porto _ Portugal, 2013
AO Trauma Course – Shoulder Course, Tomar _ Portugal, 2013
Curso “Les Therapies cellulaires: plasma riche en plaquettes, fibrin riche en
plaquettes, facteurs de croissance, fraction vasculaire stromale”, Marselha_France, 2013
Edinburgh International Instructional Trauma Course 2012,Edimburgo_Scotland
AO Trauma Course – Hand Course 2011, Monte Real _ Portugal
EFORT Comprehensive Orthopaedic Review Course 2011, Copenhaga_Denmark
EFORT Instructional Course: Patello femoral disorders, Lyon_France, 2011
“V Curso teórico-prático de cirugía de la mano para residentes 2010”, Madrid_Spain
AO Trauma Course – Avances in Operative Fracture Management, Tomar_ Portugal, 2009


Professional activity
From June 2017 to present date
Doctor in CUF Descobertas Hospital / CUF Alvalade Clinic – Shoulder and Elbow Unit (Head: António Cartucho, MD)

From November 2014 to present date
Doctor in Hospital Vila Franca de Xira, Lisboa – Orthopaedics and Traumatology Department, Shoulder and Elbow Unit

From March 2014 to November 2014
Doctor in Hospital de Faro, E.P.E. – Orthopaedics and Traumatology Department

From August 2011 to present date
Doctor in HPA – Faro/Gambelas; Since September 2016: Head of Shoulder and Elbow Unit, Hospital Particular do Algarve (HPA) – Faro

From March 2016 to present date
Doctor in Centro Hospitalar Médio Tejo, Abrantes – Traumatology Department

From February 2008 to January 2014
Orthopaedics and Traumatology Trainee; Hospital de Faro, E.P.E.

From September 2009 to January 2015
University Lecturer in Escola Superior de Saúde de Faro – Algarve University, Pathophysiology subject

From January 2007 to January 2008
Common Trunk Resident; Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental, Lisboa

Scientific/Pedagogical activity
Author or Senior Author of more than 60 oral presentations and 50 posters, and invited speaker in over 20 courses of national and international spectrum. Head of organizing committee of several National Orthopaedic Congress and Courses, almost all in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.

“Superior Limb Chapter Coordinator” – “Livro Competências clínicas práticas e preparação para OSCE” | Lidel 2016

“Bilateral Posterior Gleonumeral Dislocation with Humeral Head Fracture after Electric Shock”- Clinical Case
Gomes, D.; Ovídio, J.; Vide, J.; Freitas, T.; Ramos, A.; Palma, JS.
Rev Port Orthop Traum 2014, 22(1): 112-119. Index at ScieLo. Available at: www. rpot.pt

“Tennis Associated Posterior Shoulder Dislocation” – Clinical Case
Vide, J.; Gomes, D.; Ovídio, J.; Frade, A.
Rev Med Desp InForma 2014, 5(2): 8-10. Available at: www. revdesportiva.pt

“Which Palliative Technique for Glenoumeral Sequellae of Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsies?” – Systematic Review
Vide, J.; Gomes, D.; Salgueiro, M.; Matos, E.; Henriques, M.
Rev Port Orthop Traum 2014, 22(1): 5-23. Index at ScieLo. Available at: www. rpot.pt

Scientific Societies and Positions
From September 2016 to present date
Examiner in the oral part of the 2016 and 2017 EBOT Exam (Fellowship Examination of the European Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology)

From January 2017 to present date
Orthopaedics and Traumatology Traineeship supervisor in Hospital Vila Franca de Xira, Lisboa

From May 2011 to April 2013
Portuguese Order of Physicians Board, Lisbon District

From June 2011 to present date
Faculdade de Ciências Médicas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa Alumni Association Treasurer

From October 2009 to March 2011
Portuguese National Orthopaedic Society Trainees Committee (CISPOT) Board Member

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