Our Doctors

Dr. Vanessa Maria Paletta Guedes

Medical background
Graduated from the Medical School, Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF)
Specialization in cataract and glaucoma by the Centre Hospitalier National d’Ophtalmologie des Quinze-Vingts, in Paris, France
Postgraduate in medical and surgical ophthalmology at the University of Rio de Janeiro (Uni-Rio)
Residency in Ophthalmology at the Naval Hospital Marcilio Dias – Rio de Janeiro

Professional Activity

  • Founding partner of the Centro Oftalmológico Paletta Guedes
  • Head of the Ophthalmology Department, Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Juiz de Fora
  • Researcher at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora
  • Author and co-authored books, book chapters and scientific articles in the area of glaucoma and cataracts

Societies and associations to which she belongs

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • Pan American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • Société Française d’Ophtalmologie (SFO)
  • Société Française du Glaucome (SFG)
  • Brazilian Council of Ophthalmology (CBO)
  • Brazilian Society of Ophthalmology (SBO)
  • Brazilian Society of Glaucoma (SBG)
  • Medical Association of Minas Gerais (AMMG)
  • Medical Association of Juiz de Fora (AMJF)

Full resume at: http://lattes.cnpq.br/8742781253382031

Dr. Ricardo Augusto Paletta Guedes

Medical background
Graduated from the Medical School, Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF)
PhD, Federal University of Juiz de Fora (in progress)
MPH, Federal University of Juiz de Fora
Specialization in cataract and glaucoma by the Centre Hospitalier National d’ophtalmologie des Quinze-Vingts in Paris, France
Postgraduate in medical and surgical ophthalmology at the University of Rio de Janeiro
Residency in Ophthalmology at the Naval Hospital Marcilio Dias – Rio de Janeiro
Internship at George Washington University, Washington DC, United States
Internship at the University Hospital of Oulu, Oulu, Finland

Professional Activity

  • Founding partner of the Centro Oftalmologico Paletta Guedes
  • Head of the Department of Ophthalmology of the Medical Association of Juiz de Fora
  • Member of International Board of the French Society of Ophthalmology
  • Member of the Board of the French Society of Glaucoma
  • Member of the Board of the Brazilian Society of Ophthalmology (Young Ophthalmologists Committee)
  • Member of the Ethics in Research of Santa Casa de Misericordia de Juiz de Fora
  • Researcher at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora
  • Former Representative for Minas Gerais, Brazilian Society of Glaucoma
  • Author and co-authored books, book chapters and scientific articles in the area of glaucoma and cataracts.

Societies and associations to which he belongs

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • Pan American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • Société Française d’ophtalmologie (SFO)
  • Société Française du Glaucome (SFG)
  • Brazilian Council of Ophthalmology (CBO)
  • Brazilian Society of Ophthalmology (SBO)
  • Brazilian Society of Glaucoma (SBG)
  • Medical Association of Ontario (AMMG)
  • Medical Association of Juiz de Fora (AMJF)

Full resume at: http://lattes.cnpq.br/2918856854715300

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