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Carlos Francisco Silva, MD

Quality Assurance Director

Higher Education
  • Degree in Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra (2006)
Postgraduate Education
  • Radiology Internship at Hospital de Santa Maria/Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, E.P.E. (2008 to 2012).
  • Observership in Thoracic and Diagnostic Cardiovascular Radiology, at Ronald Reagan Medical Center - University of California, Los Angeles, USA. (2012).
  • European Diploma in Radiology (EDiR) obtained in 2013 (European Society of Radiology)
  • Research Fellowship in Thoracic Radiology (sponsored by the European Society of Radiology), at Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg / Thoraxklinik, Germany (2017/2018)
Present job
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the College of Radiology of the Portuguese Medical Association (2021-2023)
  • Coordinator of the Management and Quality Section in Radiology of the Portuguese Society of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine (2021/23)
  • Member of the Quality Group of the Portuguese Association of Radiology, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine (since 2019)
  • Hospital Assistant of Radiology at Centro Hospitalar de Setúbal E.P.E (since 2014)
  • Reviewer of the journal “Clinical Imaging” (ISSN 0899-7071) (since 2012)
Previous Medical and Scientific Functions
Participation in Research Projects
  • Value-based Radiology/Healthcare
  • Interdisciplinary research on Interstitial Lung Diseases / Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Diseases, with emphasis on the use of the CALIPER software in the prognosis of fibrotic diseases (
  • Therapeutic response evaluation to tyrosine kinase inhibitors in lung cancer using Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Detection and analysis of pulmonary nodules on CT using Artificial Intelligence aid