Graduated in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Bahia in 1960.
Doctor of Medicine, the same college in 1964 when he defended a thesis on "Syndrome Postphlebitic Lower Limb."
Professor, in 1972 with a thesis entitled "angiitis and Hansen."
Great scholar of flebopatias.
Participated in numerous courses, roundtables, workshops, symposia and conferences regional, national and international. In many of them contributed as an organizer, supervisor, coordinator, moderator, rapporteur, debater, speaker, or president.
Author of robust scientific production in the area of their specialty.
Collaborating Pan American Journal of Phlebology y Lymphology, the Journal of Phlebology and Lymphology and the Spanish Journal of Phlebology y Lymphology.
Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Vascular Surgery, Scientific Committee of the Pan American Journal of Phlebology y Lymphology, the College World Vascular Diseases and chief editor of the Journal of Phlebology and Lymphology.
Author of book chapters, published in Brazil, Spain and Argentina.
Carrier of many titles and honors: Bronze Medal, Brazilian Academy of Military Medicine; sesquicentennial commemorative medal of the Military Medical Association; Centennial Medal of Santos Dumont, conferred by the Brazilian Academy of Military Medicine; medal Dr. Bustamonte Sa Hospital Central Army, Medal of the International College of Surgery; medal commemorating the 80th anniversary of Professor Romero Marques; distinction angio-surgical Aurélio Ribeiro Pinto and the Order of Merit, Brazilian Society of Angiology, rank of Grand Master.
He was President of the Brazilian Society of Angiology and Vascular Surgery (1973) and Consultant to the National Research Council.
He belonged to several scientific institutions: Sociedad Argentina de Flebololgia, International Society of Phlebology and Lymphology, Brazilian Society for the Development of Experimental Research in Surgery, International College of Surgeons, International Cardiovascular Society and Union Internationale d'Angiologie.
Former Director of Bahia School of Medicine and Public Health (1985-1993) and professor of Fundamentals of Surgery, the same school.
In the course of academic life, graduated large numbers of students, interns and medical residents, who are gathered in an association of alumni, and meet regularly in Salvador Bahia and other cities.
Ironically, died on August 3, 2007, as a result of a ruptured aneurysm was located in the abdominal aorta.
The sad event occurred when Prof.. Luiz Celso Luiz Santiago Figueroa exercising his professional activity in the Santa Izabel Hospital, where he was Head of the Department of Angiology and Vascular Surgery, for over thirty years.
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