Professor Andy Petroianu has received his MD in 1976, Ph.D. in Surgery in 1985 and Ph.D. in Physiology and Pharmacology, Professor of the Department of Surgery of the School of Medicine in the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Free Docent of the Federal University of São Paulo State, Free Docent of the University of São Paulo State and Head of the Service of General Surgery at the Santa Casa Hospital in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. He is a member of the National Council of Science and Technology in Brazil, and of the National Post-graduate Council in Brazil and a member of the Academy of Medicine of Minas Gerais. He has received 112 awards and honors, such as Honor Citizen of Belo Horizonte city, Best Researcher of the National Academy of Medicine, Outstanding Researcher of the Academy of Medicine of Minas Gerais, Best Researcher and also Best Surgeon of the Brazilian College of Surgeons, etc. He is an editorial and reviewer member of 69 journals of Medicine. He is author of 546 research articles, 25 books, 176 book chapters, and more than 3500 presentations in Medical and Research Meetings.
Professor Andy Petroianu is interested in performing studies on the spleen, splenectomy, acute appendicitis, wound healings, organs, and tissue transplantations, digestive motility, ethics.