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Sophia Pintão, MD


Higher education

Medical graduation at Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa (1993-2000), final grade: 15
Internship (general practice) at Centro Hospitalar de Torres Vedras (2001-2002)
Finished one year and attended part of the second year of Anaestesiology residency at Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisbon
Residency in Nuclear Medicine at Hospital de Santa Cruz, E.P.E. – CHLO (2005-2009), with the final grade of 16,75

Post-graduate training

Training at Hospital de Santa Cruz mainly related to cardiac, bone and renal studies, alongside with endocrine, inflamation/infeccion and central nervous system studies.
PET-CT Internship at Instituto Português de Oncologia, Porto Nuclear Medicine Department
PET-CT and therapy Internship at Uppsala, Sweden’s University Hospital PET-Center - PET-CT studies with new Oncologic markers for PET, labeled with carbon-11, as well as neuroendocrine tumors treatment with 177Lutetium-DOTA-Octreotate.
Collaboration since 2007 at Nuclearmed – Instituto de Medicina Nuclear, Hospital Particular de Almada.

Previous medical and scientific duties

Participation in various courses and national and international conferences, with various works taken for presentation as first and second author, invited speaker and moderation .
Teaching residents and teaching and integrating other professionals , such as technologist students, other specialities' residents in training and Medical School students
Participated in the total remodeling of CHLO's NM department (2011)
I integrated the Organizing Committee for the XIII National Congress of Nuclear Medicine, held in Cascais, Portugal, in November 2011.
Since 2009, assistant physician at Quadrantes – Clínica Médica e de Diagnóstico.
Internacional Diagnostic Course in Davos – Davos, Switzerland; 2009
XXIII Course in Clinic Nuclear Cardiology (Vall d’Hebron Hospital, Barcelona; 2006).
Post-Graduation in Management in Healthcare – ISCTE; 2005 and 2006
Collaboration in the implementation at the Department, of in vitro determination of Glomerular Filtration Rate using 99mTc-DTPA (2005).

Current duties

Head department at Nuclear Medicine Department at Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental (CHLO)
Currently training one a senior resident in Nuclear Medicine at CHLO
Assistant Nuclear Medicine Physician at Nuclearmed – Instituto de Medicina Nuclear, Hospital Particular de Almada (bone and endocrine studies)
Assistant Nuclear Medicine Physician at Quadrantes (mainly bone and PET-CT studies)

Profissional associations and scientific societies

Member of Ordem dos Médicos (Profissional Permit number 40109)
Member of Portuguese Society of Nuclear Medicine (SPMN)
Member of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM)