In 1938, he joined the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia, for which he was graduated in Medicine in 1943.
He began his professional life in Aracaju, in the old Hospital of Surgery, Service of Dr. Augusto Leite. Ali began his specialization in cardiology, reaching even to lead the industry Electrocardiology.
At the invitation of Professor. Fernando São Paulo - which was, from the academic life, a great admirer - returned to Salvador, when he assumed the post of Assistant Professor of Clinical Therapeutics.
Started, since then, rapid and brilliant career in teaching and administration at the Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Bahia: teacher-free, associate professor, interim holder, Head of Medical Division of the university hospital. Edgard Santos, director of this hospital, the head of the Department of Cardio-Pulmonary angiography and deputy director of the College.
He attended several specialization courses in Brazil and the United States, where he was visiting professor of cardiology at New York Hospital.
Held, the specialty with great brilliance, and is considered one of the bulk of its épooca cardiologists.
Participated in congresses of cardiology, along with Euclid Zerbini, Cruz Lima, Luis Decourt, Adriano Stand and other expressions of Brazilian cardiology.
He has published numerous scientific papers and, as a researcher, she performed several research programs, some in collaboration with Tulio Miraglia.
He died in 1977 when held the post of director of the Hospital. Edgard Santos.
1. Guimaraes, Newton Ahmed - Gerson Pinto. Annals Academy of Medicine of Bahia, Volume I. April, 1978.
2. Guimaraes, Newton Ahmed - Gerson Pinto. Annals Academy of Medicine of Bahia. Volume III. June, 1981.