Dr.Helmgton Jose Brito de Souza got a Degree in Medicine from the Medical School of Bahia Federal University (1994). PhD in Cardiovascular Surgery at the São Paulo Federal University (UNIFESP - Program of Plastic Surgery - CAPES 06) - Paulista School of Medicine . Cardiovascular Surgery Specialist and Titular Member by Brazilian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery. Visiting physician at the Heart Center - Cleveland Clinic Foundation / USA (2005) and Tampa General Hospital - Tampa / USA (2014) . Post Graduated in Hospital Quality Management (UFBA ) . Specialist for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation - ECMO by ELSO (Extacorporeal Life Support Organization). Professor of Medicine Course UNICEUB - Morphofunctional Leader. Partner at CARDIOVASCULAR ASSOCIATED.
Helmgton Jose Brito de Souza research interests are: Advanced treatment of Heart Failure and Circulatory Support. Currently, coordinates the Advanced Program for Treatment of Heart Failure and Circulatory Support of Brasília Hospital. Director of the 456th ECMO CENTER, recognized by Extacorporeal Life Support Organization - ELSO .