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Ivo Pitanguy

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Name  Ivo Pitanguy
Role  Plastic Surgeon
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Spouse  Marilu Nascimento (m. 1955)
Children  Ivo Pitanguy, Gisela Pitanguy, Bernardo Pitanguy, Helcius Pitanguy
Books  Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of Head and Body
Parents  Antonio de Campos Pitanguy, Maria Stael Jardim de Campos Pitanguy
Siblings  Ivan Pitanguy, Jacqueline Pitanguy, Yeda Lucia Pitanguy, Ivette Pitanguy

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Ivo Helcio Jardim de Campos Pitanguy (born 1926 in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais) is a plastic surgeon based in Rio de Janeiro.

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Pitanguy studied at the Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati, where he worked with John Longacre. Soon after, Pitanguy went to France and England where he studied plastic surgery.

In 1953 he began working at a Brazilian hospital. On December 17, 1961, a burning circus tent fell on 2,500 spectators in the Brazilian city of Niteroi. Pitanguy treated burn victims for weeks on an emergency basis. He later referred to the event as life changing, as it taught him that for many, physical appearance was critical to living. Pitanguy founded a private clinic called Clinica Ivo Pitanguy in the Botafogo section of Rio de Janeiro where he operates on clients and trains surgeons.

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Pitanguy is also a philanthropist. He renovated a ward at the public Santa Casa da Misericordia Hospital in Rio where, for four decades, he has offered treatment for free.

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Pitanguy is a member of the Academia Brasileira de Letras and of the Academia Nacional de Medicina.

The Pitanguy clinic in Rio also includes an auditorium and library for Pitanguy's lectures and writings for medical students.

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References

Ivo Pitanguy Wikipedia


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