Bruno Ribeiro, MD
Dr. Bruno Ribeiro was our 2012-2013 International Scholar from Brazil. He did his residency in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Sao Paulo, Brazil at the Escola Paulista de Medicina (UNIFESP-EPM, graduation in 2000) and fellowship in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy at the Sírio-Libanês Hospital in São Paulo (graduation in 2001). Prior to joining the IES Program, Bruno served as faculty in Endoscopy at the AC Camargo Cancer Hospital, Sao Paulo (2001-2003), Federal University of Espirito Santo State, University Hospital (since 2004), Pediatric State Hospital of Vila Velha – HIMABA (since 2004), and as a Director of the Endoscopic Unit of Gastro Diagnostico Clinics (since 2004), located in three private Hospitals, where he has partnership. He also took part in a special program committee of the State Medical Board of Espirito Santo, as a member (2006-2008) and Brazilian Society of Digestive Endoscopy, Espirito Santo, as a vice-president (2008-2010 and 2010- 2012).
At California Pacific’s Interventional Endoscopy Services (IES), Bruno acquired new skills in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), radio frequency ablation, EMR/ESD, double balloon enteroscopy, and endoscopic suturing, especially for treatment of post-bariatric fistulas and leaks. He refined and expanded his skills in therapeutic ERCP, including cholangioscopy-guided interventions such as lithotripsy and biopsy. He continued work in management of His main research interests were in EUS-guided interventions Dr Ribeiro will be practicing the entire spectrum of interventional endoscopy procedures after his return to Brazil. Bruno was accompanied by his wife Fernanda and his to 2 children, Victoria and Eduardo, 6 and 3 years old. Bruno’s hobbies are snowboarding and traveling.