Rodrigo Antonio Brant Fernandes, MD, PhD

Title(s)Associate Professor Of Clinical Ophthalmology
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
Address1537 Norfolk St.
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
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    Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), São Paulo, BrazilPhD12/2019Medical Sciences
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA05/2012Research Fellowship
    Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP) , São Paulo, Brazil02/2008Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery
    Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), São Paulo, Brazil02/2005Fellowship in Glaucoma
    Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), São Paulo, Brazil01/2003Residency in Ophthalmology
    Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), São Paulo, BrazilMD11/2000Doctor of Medicine
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    Brazilian Vitreo Retinal Society (BRAVS), São Paulo, Brazil2014Best paper, Congress of the Brazilian Vitreo Retinal Society (BRAVS)
    Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), São Paulo, Brazil2014Best paper, Ph.D. in Medical Science
    American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS)2014Appointed member in recognition of contributions made to the advancement of vitreoretinal surgery
    Chinese Ocular Trauma Society Xian, China2017Appreciation for the participation and outstanding contribution at the 23rd

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    Dr. Rodrigo Antonio Brant Fernandes has more than 20 years of extensive clinical enterprise and surgical experience in managing retina, glaucoma, and cataract surgical cases in Brazil. He has world-class experience in stem cell research and pre-clinical retinal research such as the application of stem cells for inherited retinal degenerations, as well as stem cell implantation techniques for retinal diseases.

    Since 2004, he has been an outstanding attending physician at the Federal University of Sao Paulo. He has extensive experience in private practice serving as the Managing Partner, Academic Director of the Fellowship Program, and Director of three (3) surgical divisions: Cataract, Glaucoma, and Vitreoretinal Surgical Division at the Ophthal Hospital in Sao Paulo. This hospital is one of the largest groups specializing in eye care in Brazil with 7 units nationwide and approximately 15,000 consultations, 8,000 exams, and more than 600 surgeries carried out per month.
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