HISTORY

Son of Geraldino de Souza Pinto and Odette Torrano de Souza Pinto, Dr. Ewaldo was born in Cajuru, state of São Paulo.
He went to Elementary School in Santo Antônio da Alegria and moved to Santos where he attended High School at “Canadá” High-School.
In 1961, he graduated in Medicine at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, he specialized in Plastic Surgery at Dr. Ivo Pitanguy´s Graduate School (three year long course). In 1962 he had the opportunity to care for the victims of the fire in the Gran Circo(Gran Circus) in Niteroi (state of Rio de Janeiro) along with dr. Ivo Pitanguy.
He worked with Dr. Ivo Pitanguy, as his assistant, until 1968.
In 1969, upon his return to santos he took part of the Plastic Surgery Service of the Hospital Holy House of Mercy and attended on private patients at the clinic on 118, Ana Costa Avenue.
In 1975 he built the current clinic, located on 120, Ana Costa Avenue, which was enlarged 10 years later.
In 1980 he set up, at his own expenses, the first UTQ, “Unidade de Tratamento de Queimados” (Fire Victims Treatment Unit), at the Hospital of Stevedores, attending on the needy.
In 1994, the Santos Day Hospital was built at the address where he started his professional life in Santos, that is, 118,Ana Costa Avenue, next door to his private clinic.
Since the beginning of his carreer Dr. Ewaldo has always attended the best Courses and Meetings in the specialty; at first as a participant in order to learn more, and later on, as his practice and knowledge increased he became the guest of numberless conventions and meetings in his country(approximately 240) and abroad (approximately 150). On these occasions he not only transmits his experience but also gets updated in his particular field of action. He has already promoted several meetings of the specialty, such as:
R.A.P.S. (Recent Advances in Plastic Surgery) 1989 and 1990; M.I.S.S. Brasil 95(Minimal Incision Surgical Symposium), Rostros Felices – March 1997; I and II International Advanced Course on Superficial Liposuction, respectively in April 1997 and June 1999 ; I, II and III Plastic Surgery International Symposium, respectively in March 2000, 2001 and 2002 and the IX South American Cone Plastic Surgery Meeting in May 2001, among others, always disclosing the new techniques of internationally prominent foreign doctors.
In 1990, in partnership with Santa Cecília University, he started to offer a service directed primarily towards the members of low income groups, creating a Plastic Surgery Ambulatory located on 23, Cesario Mota Street, where students of the last year of the Specialization Course of Plastic Surgery attend, for free, on the population.

 
Santos: Av. Ana Costa, 120 - Tel.: (13) 3234-1234 - Santos/SP
São Paulo: Alameda Santos, 455 - cj. 306 - Tel.: (11) 3171-3399 - São Paulo/SP