Dr. Julio Wilson Fernandes
Regional Council of Medicine of Parana State: CRM-PR 6.794
Certified Specialist in Plastic Surgery: RQE 2.885
Dr. Julio Wilson Fernandes received his medical degree from PUC Parana School of Medicine in 1979, with 7 years of additional postgraduate studies in Brazil and abroad, in traditional British and Scandinavian medical schools, specializing in plastic surgery. He interned with the Plastic Surgery Unit of Queen Mary's Hospital in London, then took a residency in the Department of Plastic Surgery of the Rigshospitalet-Hospital at the University of Copenhagen.
As a visiting surgeon, he was trained at the elite Clinica Ivo Pitanguy in Rio de Janeiro and Clinica Jaime Planas in Barcelona. He returned to Brazil in 1987, serving as attending plastic surgeon at the Clinical Hospital of the Federal University of Parana until 1988.
He received his Board Certification in plastic surgery from the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery (S.B.C.P.), Brazilian Medical Association, and Federal Medical Counsel in 1988, and became a senior member of the S.B.C.P in 1991. Since 1997, he has occupied numerous positions on the Board of the S.B.C.P. Dr. Julio has been director of his private clinic since 1997.
He had extensive training and experience in reconstructive surgery. His practice has been solely dedicated to cosmetic plastic surgery for the past 27 years, joining the elite ISAPS-International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in 2005.
An internationally recognized speaker, teacher, and contributor to scientific publications, Dr. Julio's publications and presentations include 5 books on plastic surgery, 64 chapters, 2 monographs, 44 scientific articles in national and international journals, 160+ congress presentations in Brazil and abroad. Dr. Julio is a lecturer to residents, 4th and 6th year medical students, at Universidade Positivo Medical School, where he is in charge of the plastic surgery division since 2006.
Asst. Professor of Surgery (Plastic Surgery) at Universidade Positivo Medical School, Curitiba-Brazil
Director, CIPLAST- The City of Curitiba University Plastic Surgery Course for Medical Students and Residents
Member of the International Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery Confederation
Member of the Federacion Iberolatinoamericana de Cirugia Plastica
Active Member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Specialist and Senior Member of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery and President of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery-Paraná, 2000/2001
Associate, AExPI-The Professor Ivo Pitanguy Alumni Association
Senior Member of the Brazilian College of Surgeons