Jorge Correia-Pinto

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Neonatal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • N.O.T.E.S.
  • Physiology
  • Lung Development

Jorge Correia-Pinto is a full professor and currently the Dean of the Medical School at University of Minho. At the Hospital of Braga is senior consultant and currently the Director of the Pediatric Surgery Department. As a pediatric surgeon, he differentiated with particular emphasis in the areas of neonatal, digestive and pulmonary surgery. Promoted, developed and patented custom systems for pectus excavatum and carinatum correction. He has supervised a total of 30 PhD students (25 of whom have already completed their PhD) and two Residents in Pediatric Surgery. He has published more than 200 scientific articles in international journals indexed in Pubmed (factor h-28). Faculty member of the prestigious IRCAD-Surgical Training Centers in advanced training courses in Pediatric Surgery. He is the global coordinator of the international program ‘Hands-on courses in minimally invasive surgery’ at the University of Minho School of Medicine and Braga Hospital, which provides training in minimally invasive surgery to over 500 surgeons / year of various specialties.

Scientific Highlights

2022 | Etlinger P, Barroso C, Miranda A, Moreira Pinto J, Lamas-Pinheiro R, Ferreira H, Leão P, Kovács T, Juhász L, Sasi Szabó L, Farkas A, Vajda P, Kálmán A, Géczi T, Simonka Z, Cserni T, Nógrády M, Fodor GH, Szabó A, Correia-Pinto J. Characterization of technical skill progress in a standardized rabbit model for training in laparoscopic duodenal atresia repair. Surg Endosc. doi: 10.1007/s00464-021-08530-x.
2019 | Granted Patent WO2009035358 – System for Automatic and Personalized Modelling/Bending of Surgical Prosthesis for Correction of Pectus Excavatum Based On Pre-Surgical Imaging Information.
2017 | Barroso C, Etlinger P, Alves AL, Correia-Pinto J. Learning Curves for Laparoscopic Repair of Inguinal Hernia and Communicating Hydrocele in Children. Front Pediatr. doi:10.3389/fped.2017.00207
2015 | Pereira-Terra P, Moura RS, Nogueira-Silva C, Correia-Pinto J. Neuroendocrine factors regulate retinoic acid receptors in normal and hypoplastic lung development. J Physiol. doi:10.1113/JP270477
2012 | Nogueira-Silva C, Carvalho-Dias E, Piairo P, Correia-Pinto J. Local fetal lung renin-angiotensin system as a target to treat congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Mol Med. doi:10.2119/molmed.2011.00210
2010 | Launch of Spin-Off iSurgical 3D
2010 | Correia-Pinto J, Gonzaga S, Huang Y, Rottier R. Congenital lung lesions–underlying molecular mechanisms. Semin Pediatr Surg. doi:10.1053/j.sempedsurg.2010.03.003
2008 | Baptista MJ, Rocha G, Clemente F, Azevedo LF, Tibboel D, Leite-Moreira AF, Guimarães H, Areias JC, Correia-Pinto J. N-terminal-pro-B type natriuretic peptide as a useful tool to evaluate pulmonary hypertension and cardiac function in CDH infants. Neonatology. doi:10.1159/000112641
2007 | Rolanda C, Lima E, Pêgo JM, Correia-Pinto J. Third-generation cholecystectomy by natural orifices: transgastric and transvesical combined approach (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. doi:10.1016/j.gie.2006.07.050
2006 | Lima E, Rolanda C, Pêgo JM, Henriques-Coelho T, Silva D, Carvalho JL, Correia-Pinto J. Transvesical endoscopic peritoneoscopy: a novel 5 mm port for intra-abdominal scarless surgery. J Urol. doi:10.1016/j.juro.2006.03.075
2002 | Correia-Pinto J, Tavares ML, Baptista MJ, et al. Meconium dependence of bowel damage in gastroschisis. J Pediatr Surg. doi:10.1053/jpsu.2002.29422