Edgar Semedo

Edgar Semedo

Edgar Semedo

One of the directors of Regional Anesthesia Club | CAR - ESRA Portugal

Joined in 1990 at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra – Portugal, having completed his degree in 1996.
He was a researcher of Histophysiology Center, Experimental Pathology and Developmental Biology – University of Coimbra, credited and funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology – Ministry of Science and Technology (Portugal).

He is Hospital Consultant since 2003 (HUC-CHUC-Coimbra, Portugal), diversifying its activities by several areas of the Anesthesiology Department.

Holder of Competence in Emergency Medicine.
Devotes must part of his time to the Locoregional anesthesia, occupying since 2005 Anesthesiology Internal ship Advisor for locoregional anesthesia.

Responsible for the development and implementation in the HUC- CHUC, the ​​regional anesthesia guided by ultrasound, as well the use of the ultrasound in the context of vascular access.
Joins the team of Chronic Pain, here was also responsible for implementing the ultrasound guided intervention techniques to control and pain management.

Devotes part of his time to the sub-specialty of Anesthesia for Obstetrics.
Served at Portuguese Medical Heli Team for transportation and rescue critical patients (INEM) from 2002 to 2011.
Takes part of the Disciplinary Board of the National Medical Association.
He is an alternate member of the Board of the National Medical Legal Institute of Forensic Medicine.
Member, by invitation, of the Anatomical Portuguese Society.
Takes part of the faculty of several national and international courses/workshop in the areas of ultrasound guided regional anesthesia and vascular access.
Responsible for several scientific papers presented at national and international conferences in the area of ​​regional anesthesia.
Author and co-author of several articles published in national and international reference magazines.
Relevant prize: 1 of the 15 best free papers in one of the world reference congress – XXVII Annual Congress Anesthesiology – ESRA, Genoa, Italy, 2008.
Author of a chapter from de book: Basics of Anesthesia in Orthopedics.
Author of a chapter from the book: Applied Sonoanatomy to the Peripheral Nerve Block (CAR and University of Minho – Portugal).
He is one of the directors of Regional Anesthesia Club (CAR – ESRA Portugal).
Doctoral student in Health Sciences (University of Coimbra -Portugal) since 2018.