Prof.Dr. Alexandre Mendonça Munhoz, degree in Medicine at the School of Medicine, University of São Paulo - USP (1994) and residency in plastic surgery at the Hospital das Clínicas University of São Paulo - USP (1999). He served as a physician preceptor of the Department of Plastic Surgery (1999-2000) and defended master's degree (2004), doctorate (2006) from USP, all theses in the field of breast surgery. He was coordinator of the HCFMUSP Breast Reconstruction Group in the 2000-2009 period where he developed research in the field of aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery. Dr. Munhoz is a full member of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery (SBCP) and since 2006 participates as a guest member of the international consultants of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Breast Journal. In the period of 2010-2014 he took over as permanent member of the editorial board of the Annals of Plastic Surgery and the coordination of the National Commission of Breast Reconstruction of Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery. Currently Dr. Munhoz has 25 scientific awards related to plastic surgery research, 115 published scientific papers, being 82 indexed in PubMed platform, 72 studies as a first author and in the area of aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery which resulted in about 1700 citations with H-Index of 20. In 2013, he became Head of the Breast Reconstruction Department of the Cancer Institute of São Paulo (ICESP). In 2015, Dr. Munhoz took over the Department of Plastic Surgery of the Moriah Hospital. In 2016, he was elected by American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) as Associated Editor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open Journal.
In the same year, he took over the Chairmanship of the National Prize Committee of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery, position responsible for stimulating research and awards for the best scientific studies in plastic surgery in Brazil. Dr. Munhoz is passionate about sharing his knowledge with colleagues around the world, frequently being invited to international events