Jose Higino Steck

  • Dr. Jose Higino Steck has graduated at UNICAMP (Univesity of Campinas) Medical school in Brazil and concluded his residency training in General Surgery and Head and Neck Surgery at UNICAMP too. He defended a thesis for PhD at USP, Universiy of São Paulo, with a theme in thyroid cancer surgery. He focused his work in thyroid and parathyroid surgery, with emphasis in intraoperative nerve monitoring, office ultrasound  and sialendoscopy, and is a leader in teaching these new technologies, having organized several hands-on courses. He also authored a textbook “Cirurgia da tireoide e paratireoide” in Brazil. Currently he works at Head and Neck Sector in Otolaryngology Division in UNICAMP, and in Thyroid Nodules Division in Mario Gatti Hospital in Campinas.


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