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Professor Dr. Renata Bastos Ford, MD, FACS


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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Professor Dr. Renata Bastos Ford, MD, FACS

Professor Dr. Renata Bastos Ford is a Fellow of New Westminster College. She has an outstanding record of ethical leadership and is a Medical Doctor, General and Cardiothoracic Surgeon, and Fellow in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.

Professor Dr. Ford’s professional experience includes:

  • 10/1994 – 12/1994: House Officer, Emergency Room, University Hospital, Santa Casa da Misericordia do Espirito Santo, Brazil
  • 01/1995 – 08/1995: Surgical Residency at Santa Casa de Misericordia de Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 09/1995 – 01/1996: HELP – Special Emergency Transport Unit, Vitoria, Brazil
  • 02/1996 – 06/1996: Research Fellowship, West Virginia University, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Dr. Geoffrey Graeber
  • 07/1996 – 06/2002: General Surgery Residency, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Weil Medical College of Cornell University
  • 07/2002 – 06/2004: Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA)
  • 07/2004 – 10/2004: Short-term research fellowship at the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • 01/2005 – 08/2005: Staff Thoracic Surgeon, Private Practice Group, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 09/2005 – 12/2008: Staff Thoracic Surgeon, South Texas Veterans Health Care System
  • 10/2006 – 12/2009: Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UTHSCSA
  • 01/2010 – present: Fellowship on Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery under Dr. Randolph Chitwood at East Carolina University, North Carolina

Professor Dr. Ford’s education qualifications include:

  • 1988-1994: M.D., Federal University of Espirito Santo, Brazil
  • 1996-2002: Residency in General Surgery, Lincoln Medical Center, Weil Medical College, Cornell University
  • 2002-2004: Residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas

Professor Dr. Ford’s certifications include:

  • 2005: Board Certified in General Surgery
  • 2007: Board Certified in Thoracic Surgery
  • 2007: FACS
  • 2007: ACLS 

As a Fellow of New Westminster College, Professor Dr. Renata Bastos Ford is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.


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