Emeritus University Professor Dr. med. Felipe Felício
Honour President 2017
Born in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil.
Professor Felício was graduated at the Federal University of Santa Catarina.
He has done Medical Residenceship and Specialisation in General Surgery, Gastroenterology and Colo-Proctology at the Hospital of Ipanema in Rio de Janeiro.
Professor Felício was Medical Assistant of Prof. Dr. Fernando Barroso, Joaquim Gama Rodrigues and Prof. Dr. Angelita Habr-Gama.
He has started his academic career as Auxiliary Professor obtaining progression to the category of Assistant Professor. After eight successful years of work he has obtained the progression to the position of Adjoint Professor of Surgery working in this position more than eight years.
During these successful years he has also worked as Consultant Specialist Surgeon and Proctologist at the Imperial Hospital de Caridade in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, founded 1789.
Professor Felício was also Chairman of the Group of Stoma Care in Santa Catarina (Ostomizados), a self-helping group of patients with intestinal and urinary stomas.
1992, after public examinations, Professor Felício has obtained the highest position in the university academic career as Chairholder Professor of Surgery at the Federal University of Santa Catarina.
Professor Felício was also Chairman of the Department of Surgery of the Medical School and simultaneously Chairman of the Department of Coloproctology of the University Hospital.
He was Former President of the Medical Council of the State of Santa Catarina and also Former General Director of the University Hospital of Santa Catarina.
Professor Felício was Fellow of the Department of Surgery of the University of Paris and Fellow of the Department of Surgery of the St. Thomas Hospital in London.
He was also Former Chairman and Master of the Chapter of the State of Santa Catarina of the Brazilian College of Surgeons.
Professor Felício was devoted to the Medicine as excellent surgeon with special care in chronic and inflammatory intestinal diseases and in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer of the colon rectum and anus.
He was Chairman of several medical round tables, board of examination of professors of surgery in many universities.
Professor Felício has demonstrated intense dedication to the education of undergraduate students and doctors during their post-graduation in the field of surgery.
He was invited guest surgeon in Dubai and Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates, Muscat – Sultanate of Oman, Doha – Emirate of Qatar and Kuwait City.
Professor Felício is Owner of the Awards “Crystal Knife” and “Medaille Ambroise Parré” from Paris.
Felipe Felício is married and has four children.
Professor Felício is an international medical authority, he has an international medical and surgeon education in Brazil, France, Great Britain and has done a lot of significant scientific publications. He has obtained the Venia Docendi and the Venia Legendi at the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianoplois, Brazil.
He is accredited as “Distinguished Great Master and Ordinarius University Professor of Medicine with “Venia legendi” to educate Physicians at levels of Graduation, Master and Doctorate Studies. He is also very high qualified to be Leader of Research Groups in all Countries affiliated to The World Academy of Medicine.
Emeritus Professor Felício is Member of the Senate of the Congregation Faculty of The World Academy of Medicine.