Dr. João Cordeiro da Costa is a Respiratory Physician at Centro Hospitalar de Leiria, Leiria, Portugal. where he is head of the Physiopathology Laboratory and head of the Chronic Bronchial Infection unit. He is affiliated to the EPI Unit of the Health Public Institute, University of Oporto, Oporto, Portugal and member of the European Respiratory Society (ERS), The Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Portuguese Pulmonology Society (SPP) and of the Núcleo de Estudos de Bronquiectasias of SPP. He completed his Master of Medicine degree at Faculdade de Ciências da Saúde da Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal. He finished his pulmonology residence at Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal. He has a post-graduation in Clinical and Health Services Research by the University of Oporto, Oporto, Portugal. Dr. João Cordeiro da Costa is author of many publications in international peer-reviewed journals, was the editor of two books in the Bronchiectasis area and co-author in consensus documents for national and international societies in the Bronchiectasis area. He is also a reviewer for several international journals as well as of abstracts for congresses.
Respiratory medicine. Bronchiectasis, chronic bronchial infection, tuberculosis, non-tuberculosis mycobacterial infections, respiratory physiopathology, COPD, sleep medicine, bronchology and pleural techniques.