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Hospital Particular Alvor


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Dr.ª Lígia Pires


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Diver Consultation
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Qualified at the Faculty of Medicine in Lisbon (1992-1998)

Specialist Pulmonologist at the Hospital de Santa Marta (2001-2006)

Experience in Hyperbaric Medicine at the Hospital de Pedro Hispano (2015)

Specialist in Intensive Care Medicine at the Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Algarve with training at the  Hospital Virgen de lo Rocio in Seville and Hospital de Santa Marta (2017-2019)

Professional Experience

Head of the Respiratory Function Laboratory of the Hospital Particular in Alvor.

Head of the Pulmonology Techniques Department of the Hospital Particular in Alvor.

Director of the Hyperbaric Medicine Unit of the Hospital Particular in Alvor.

Specialist in Intensive Care Medicine at the Intensive Care Unit of the Portimão Hospital .

Responsible for the medical training and for the follow-up consultations of  “Intensive Care Survivors”.

Academic / Teaching Experience

Coordinator of the Portuguese Society Commission of  Pulmonology of the Critically ill Respiratory Patient  (SPP) 2020

Secretary of the “Acute Critical Care” Group of the European Respiratory Society 2017-2018

Coordinator of the Respiratory Allergology Commission of the SPP 2013-2015: 1st author of the “Estudo EvASTHMA”

(This study evaluated the relationship between clinical practice and organizational factors, with the outcome of patients with acute asthma who resorted to a hospital emergency in Portugal, between October 2016 and March 2017).

Practice Areas at the HPA Group

Pulmonology  Techniques  (Bronchofibroscopy, Pleural Biopsies, Pleural Drainage and Thoracentesis )

Adult and Children Pulmonology Consultation: General, Asthma, Interstitial Diseases and Sleep.

Hyperbaric Medicine Consultation for Professional Divers Fitness Certificate (on-line with Port Authorities)

Emergency at the Intensive Care Unit of the Hospital Particular in Alvor


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