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Gustavo Novais

Dr. Gustavo Novais MD, PhD

Job Title:
Chief cornea department
Medical School:
Federal university of state of rio de janeiro-UNI-RIO
Residency Program:
Hospital Municipal Piedade
rio de janeiro, Brazil
Brazilian Society of Ophthalmology
Contact Information:
Rua jeronyma mesquita 101
rio de janeiro, rio de janeiro
Brazil 22640110
Phone: 5521981672357

Cornea and external disease specialist

• The International Council Of Ophthalmology, Basic Sciences Assessment, 2007.
• The International Council Of Ophthalmology, Clinical Sciences Assessment, 2008.
• The International Council Of Ophthalmology, Advanced exam. Passed 2011.

Clinical Interests: Cornea and External Diseases; Clinical and Surgical approach.

• PhD at the department of ophthalmology of Sao Paulo University-UNIFESP/EPM. Sao Paulo/Brazil. Thesis defended in March 2013.
Title: Immunohistochemistry expression of COX-2, C-Kit and PDGF receptors in pigmented lesions of the conjunctiva.
• Hospital Oftalmologico de Sorocaba. Cornea fellowship (2010-2012). Sao Paulo/Brazil. (Supervisor: Dra Luciene Barbosa)
• McGill University. Cornea Fellowship from 07/01/2008 to 06/30/2009. (Supervisor: Dr. Devinder Cheema)

Ophthalmology Board Certificate:
• Passed the Exam Of the Brazilian Council of Ophthalmology on February 21st of 2008
• Fellow of the international council of ophthalmology (FICO). Passed 2011.
• General Ophthalmology, 2005- 2008.
Department of Ophthalmology. Hospital Municipal da Piedade - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Medical School:
• Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNI-RIO). Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: 1998 - 2004.
• Internship: Gaffree e Guinle University Hospital. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: 2003 - 2004.
• Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami. FL, U.S.A. Internship From June, 2003 to November, 2003.
• Clinical Scholarship in Emergency, Lourenço Jorge County Hospital. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: From April, 2003 to June, 2004.
• Clinical Scholarship in Medical Intensive Care Unit, Prontocor Hospital. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: 2003-2004.
Under Graduate:
• PH High School, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: 1996 - 1997.
• Portuguese - Fluent
• English - Fluent.TOEFL Certified (2002 and 2008)
• Italian - Basic
• French - Basic
• Spanish - Understand well and speak the basics.


• Bascom Palmer Eye Institute - Observership at the Cornea department from 05/14 to 05/29/2007. (Supervisor: Dr. Carol Karp)
• McGill University. Ocular Pathology Fellowship from 09/18 to 10/14/2006. (Supervisor: Dr. Miguel Burnier)
• Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary-Harvard medical school: Observership at Cornea department from 07/13/09 to 10/30/09. (Supervisor: Dr. Kathryn Colby)
• Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (University of Miami)- Cornea Service: Observership at Cornea department from 11/01/09 to 02/01/2010 (Supervisor: Dr. Carol Karp)
• Wills Eye Institute - Cornea department: Observership from 08/29 to 09/09/2011. (Supervisor: Dr. Christopher Rapuano)
• University of Nottingham- Cornea department: Observership- March 2014. (Supervisor Prof Harminder Dua)
• Vissum Institute- Cornea and refractive department: Observership- March -April 2015. (Supervisor Prof Jorge Alió)

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