United States

Dr. João Paulo Almeida obtained his medical degree at The School of Medicine of The Universidade Federal do Ceará and did his Neurosurgery residency at State University of Campinas (UNICAMP). Additionally, Dr. Almeida did a Post-Doc fellow on Neuro-oncology and Pituitary Surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He worked with Dr. Evandro de Oliveira and his team at the Institute of Neurological Sciences, in Sao Paulo, and at the State University of Campinas from 2015-2017 and then Dr. Almeida joined the University of Toronto as a Clinical Fellow in Neuro-oncology and Skull Base Surgery at the Toronto Western Hospital from 2017-2019. Currently he is undergoing further training in Open and Endoscopic Surgery at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.

Dr. Almeida has a strong commitment to academic neurosurgery. He has authored and co-authored over 60 peer-reviewed papers, 50 neurosurgical meeting presentations, and 20 book chapters, in addition to collaborations in microsurgical courses and academic teaching activities in international centers. His main areas of research are endoscopic skull base surgery, brain tumors and microsurgical anatomy.