Joao Paulo Tardivo
Faculty of Medicine of ABC
João Paulo Tardivo is assistant professor of angiology and vascular surgery and director of the Center for the Treatment of Diabetic Foot in the Faculty of Medicine of ABC. He graduated in medicine from the Medical School of ABC in 1976 and obtained his Master in Health Sciences in 2004 and PhD in 2013 in the same institution. Expert in vascular surgery since 1979, began his studies with medical lasers in 1987. In mid- 1999 began to be interested in Photodynamic Therapy in Dermatology and superficial tumors and since 2009 has been doing research with the use of Photodynamic Therapy to treat Diabetic Foot. He has published 14 papers in reputed journals and developed an Algorithm to treat Diabetic Foot with Photodynamic Therapy.