Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein—São Paulo, Brazil

Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein
Av. Albert Einstein, 627
São Paulo-SP
CEP: 05652-900

Tel: +55 11 2151 1233

Spine Center Director: Dr. Pedro Henrique Pohl

Team members:
Dr. Alexandre Sadao Iutaka
Dr. Délio Eulálio Martins
Dr. Guilherme Correa Meyer
Dr. Luciano Miller Reis Rodrigues
Dr. Marcelo Wajchenberg
Dr. Michel Kanas
Dr. Nelson Astur Neto
Dr. Alberto Gotfryd
Dr. Arthur Werner Poetscher
Dr. Eduardo Urbano da Silva
Dr. Felipe Jorge Oberg Feres
Dr. Hallim Feres
Dr. Jorge Roberto Pagura
Dr. Rafael Sugino

Center description:

Hospital Israelita Albert Einsteinis recognized as a top leader medical center in Latin America. Our Spine Team is part of the "Locomotor Department" and is composed by spine surgeons (Ortho and Neuro), Neurologists, Physiatrics, Pain Physicians, Physical Terapists and nurses. We are a trughly multidisciplinary team aiming to deliver the best practice in terms of diagnosis and management of spine conditions.

Most frequently pathologies:



434 per year

  • Degenerative: 350 per year
  • Deformity:  24  per year
  • Trauma: 24 per year
  • Infection: 12 per year
  • Tumor: 24 per year

Fellowship types:

Observership, Short-Term (1 month)

Language requirements:

English, Portuguese, Spanish

Vacancies per year:

Observership: 2 per year 
Short-Term: 2 per year

Fellowship Start:

Observership: from March until November
Short-Term: from March until November

Special requirements:

Personal presentation to introduce yourself at the beginning of the program

Program characteristic:


The participant must board certified by Orthopaedics ou Neurosurgical Society of his country.
In our Institution, the participant will observe different spine teams, incluindig direct contact with spine radiologists, physiatrist, pain specialists, neurosurgeons and orthopaedics.


1. Clinical practice

Outpatient, spine meetings and surgeries.

2. Research

Patients data are sistematically recorded at our database. Fellows are encouraged to develop at least one clinical reseach during their fellowship period. The are epidemiologists, statistician and research advisors availabe at our institution who are able to assist on the research development.

3. Academic

weekly spine meetings

4. Other activities

Local congresses

5. Evaluation

There will be no local evaluation for AOSPINE fellows


Full-time regime Monday to Friday from 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM