Director of the Carlos Chagas Institute, head of the Plastic Surgery Department of the Gaffrée and Guinle University Hospital (RJ) and Professor of Plastic Surgery (undergraduate and graduate) at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO), Ricardo Cavalcanti Ribeiro Currently the Brazilian surgeon with the highest visibility abroad, with dozens of participations in the most important events held in countries of Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia, where he has the opportunity to demonstrate Brazilian techniques for procedures such as implants, grafts, liposculpture And lifting, among others. During the periods in which he is in Brazil, the surgeon performs surgical procedures in the newly opened office in Barra da Tijuca and in the Casa de Portugal hospital.
Ricardo Cavalcanti Ribeiro is also a member of the Educational Council of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), and is also a member of the strategic committee and scientific direction of the institution in Latin America.
As a Correspondent member of the American Society of Plastic and Recon- structive Surgery (ASPS), he joined the PRS-GLOBAL OPEN Editorial Board in 2012. He is also a member of the ISAPS JOURNAL Editorial Board, one of the most important journals in plastic surgery.
At the clinic, at Barralife, Ricardo Cavalcanti coordinates a multidisciplinary team, which offers a personalized service. He is also responsible for coordinating international events, such as the American Brazilian Aesthetic Meeting in Park City, Utah, and annually receives plastic surgeons from around the world at his clinic.
He is a frequent contributor to international media reports such as the 10 magazines and Fabulous Magazine, the Dutch newspaper HetParool, the American newspaper The New York Times and the CNN and RTP networks. In 2016, the English Discovery Channel made an exclusive documentary with the doctor warning the population about the risks of mineral oil injection. The plastic surgeon became known internationally from courses and lectures in countries such as the United States, Serbia, Portugal, Monaco, Egypt, Japan, Chile, Peru and Canada, among others.
Among his great scientific technical production are several books published, with emphasis on Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery, a reference guide on the subject in the country and abroad. He has produced dozens of scientific articles and chapters of national and international books.