Orthopaedic Surgeon, Head of Hip Surgery Santa Casa de Batatais and HMCP, Pontifical Catholic University, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.
Professor Marcelino focuses his clinical and research activities on Hip Surgery, Implant failures analyses and hip joint-preserving surgeries. He was the former President of the Brazilian Hip Society and is currently the President of the Brazilian Registry of Hip Surgeries.
He graduated from Medical School and Residency in Orthopaedics and Trauma at the University of São Paulo (USP-Ribeirão Preto, Brazil) in 1981. He received his Master Degree in Orthopaedics and Trauma (USP-Ribeirão Preto, Brazil) in 1984 and undertook a fellowship Reconstructive Joint Procedures and Biomechanics at the Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN between 1987 and 1988. in 1989 he completed a PhD degree in Orthopaedics and Trauma (USP, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil).
He is currently Head of Hip Surgery at the Santa Casa de Batatais and at the HMCP, Pontifical Catholic University, Campinas,SP, Brazil. Clinical/Research Experience and Scientific Work and is a consultant in Biomechanics and Orthopaedic Implant Research at the Physical Metallurgy Lab , School of Engineering , University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Has written 10 Book Chapters, edited 2 books concerning Hip Surgery, given 232 Conferences at relevant Orthopaedic Meetings in South America, in the U.S and Europe and has also published clinical and experimental researches in important scientific journals, such as The Bone & Joint Journal, The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery [Am], Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Orthopaedics, and The Lancet.
He is a member of the Editorial Board of Hip International and the Brazilian Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma.
Professor Marcelino is the author of the recently published Focus on: THR in the young: South American perspective