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About the Author: Dr Marco Faria Correa
Dr. Marco has developed both experimental and clinical work, created techniques and developed surgical instruments that represent great contribution to plastic surgery. In 1992 he presented his first achievements in a meeting at the Southern Chapter of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery, in Porto Alegre-RS, Brazil. It is registered in the book of meeting records that conferred him as the first surgeon presenting an endoscopic plastic surgery method in a scientific meeting. He also had the first scientific paper published in the Journal of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery, with the papers “Videoendoscopy in Plastic Surgery: Brief Communication” and “Endoscopic Abdominoplasty (Subcutaneouscopy)”, through workshops, meetings, conferences, scientific publications and articles he has shared and globalized the know-how and use of his techniques. Lately, Dr Marco is pushing endoscopic surgery to the next level by introducing the use of the latest high-tech robotics system (da Vinci® Surgical System) to perform minimally-invasive procedures.