waiting times

Hospital Particular Alvor

01h11m

Urgent Care

Hospital Particular Gambelas

00h00m

Urgent Care

00h08m

Paediatrics

Hospital Particular da Madeira

01h05m

Urgent Care

00h40m

Paediatrics

Madeira Medical Center

00h00m

Urgent Care

Dr. Ricardo Figueira

Doctor

HPA Units

Speciality:

Rheumatology
  • Healthcares:

    Convenção RAM/IASaúde

Languages

Português e Inglês

From

June 2008

Education

Degree in Medicine by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Oporto (1999).
Specialist in Rheumatology (Funchal Central Hospital and Santa Maria Hospital - 2008).

Post graduate in Sports Medicine (Universidade nova de Lisboa - 2005).
C2 level of the Common Frame of Reference for Languages of the Council of Europe in english.

Professional Activity

Graduate Hospital Assistant in Rheumatology at SESARAM.
Responsible for the Paediatric Rheumatology consultation of the Rheumatology Service of SESARAM.

Scientific/Pedagogical Activity

Founding member of the School of Ultrasound of the Portuguese Society of Rheumatology (SPR).
Member of the Portuguese Society of Rheumatology and the Portuguese Society of Sports Medicine.

Main Practice Areas at HPA Group 

Outpatient Consultation (General Rheumatology; Paediatric Rheumatology).
Sports Medicine Consultation.
Complementary Diagnostic Examinations: Ultrasound of the locomotor system.
Techniques in Rheumatology with and without echographic support (echoguided): Chemical synovectomies with triamcinolone hexacetonide; Arthrocentesis; Infiltration of soft and articular parts; Viscosupplementation with hyaluronic acid; Puncture and aspiration of bags under echographic control; Puncture-washing-aspiration of calcifications under echographic control.


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