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Doctor Profile

Specialist in Angiology and Vascular Surgery by the Portuguese Board of Physicians.

Dr. Augusto Ministro held his medical training at the Medical School - University of Lisbon.


Academic Degrees

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon
  • Specialist degree in Angiology and Vascular Surgery (2010)


  • Portuguese, English, Spanish

Doctor skills

Dr. Augusto Ministro treats and assists patients with a variety of vascular problems. His skills allow him to excel in his specialty of angiology.
  • Minimally-invasive surgery – endovascular treatment of thoracic aorta aneurysm and abdominal aortic aneurysm and lower extremity occlusive disease (angioplasty and stenting for arterial catheterization);
  • Pathology of the neck vessel (carotids);
  • Surgical therapy of hypersympathicotonia;
  • Conventional surgical treatment of aneurysms and obstructive arterial disease of the aorta and lower limbs;
  • Conventional surgical treatment of varicose veins on lower limbs and minimally-invasive treatment through radiofrequency and laser surgery;
  • Vascular access for haemodialysis.

Professional Experience

Santa Maria Hospital, Lisbon
Angiology and vascular surgery residency at the Department of Vascular Surgery at the Santa Maria Hospital, Lisbon (2003-2009)
Faro District Hospital, Faro
General residency at the Faro District Hospital, Faro (2001-2002)
Santa Maria Hospital, Lisbon
Hospital Assistant in Angiology and Vascular Surgery at the Department of Vascular Surgery at the Santa Maria Hospital, CHLN, Lisbon
University Hospital, Perugia, Italy
Endovascular Surgery work placement at the University Hospital, Perugia, Italy (supervised by Prof. P. Cao)
Author and co-author of several scientific papers in the field of Vascular Surgery presented at national and international congresses and/or published in journals)

Dr. Augusto Ministro remains active in local and international organizations.
In addition, he is a member of the European Society for Vascular Surgery, Portuguese Society of Angiology and Vascular Surgery and Portuguese Society of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery.