Benoit J. Bibas, MD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Dr. Bibas is an attending thoracic surgeon at the Cancer Institute of the State of São Paulo (ICESP), and at the Heart Institute (InCor), both located at the University of São Paulo. Dr. Bibas obtained his MD degree at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in 2005. He completed his residency program in Thoracic Surgery at the University of São Paulo from 2008 to 2011, and a fellowship in Tracheal Surgery from 2011 to 2013. He is currently enrolled in the PhD program of the University of São Paulo.

His research focuses on clinical and surgical aspects of tracheal diseases, such as benign tracheal stenosis, tracheoesophageal fistula, complex laryngotracheal problems, and rigid bronchoscopy for neoplastic airway obstruction. Furthermore, he is interested in predictors for surgical complications, development of clinical trials, databases, and minimally invasive thoracic surgery. He is currently leading a taskforce in the Brazilian Society of Thoracic Surgery that created a national database regarding clinical and surgical treatment of tracheal diseases. 

Dr. Bibas published more than 25 papers in prestigious peer reviewed journals, and serves as invited reviewer in peer-review journals, such as Journal of Thoracic Disease and The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. He is an active member of the Brazilian Society of Thoracic Surgery (SBCT), and the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS).