Dr. Mariângela Santiago, graduated at the Catholic University of Salvador, Bahia, attended two years as a Resident in General Surgery at the Manoel Vitorino Hospital, in the same city.
Then she was admitted as a Resident in Plastic Surgery to the Hospital dos Defeitos da Face (Hospital for Facial Defects), one of the most important centers of corrective plastic surgery in the World, located in Sao Paulo.
There, Dr. Mariângela focused her studies and practice on Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery, involving either congenital facial defects or those caused by accident. She had even the opportunity of an internship at the Autonomous University of Physician, regarding the specialty of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial, under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Fernando Ortiz Monastério in Mexico, one of the main world specialists in Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery.
At Defeitos da Face Hospital, she was immediately invited to become a staff member right after the end of Residence time. Until now Dr.Mariângela maintains her association as staff member of the hospital, where she developed her knowledges on specialties as Aesthetic, Reparative, Congenital, Trauma and Maxillo-facial.
Member of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery – the world second major association of that specialty –, Dr. Mariângela Santiago is internationally recognized for her work in ‘Anatomical Facial Rejuvenation’, which is focused on making the face look younger through the anatomical repositioning of the deep facial muscles.
As a woman, Dr. Mariângela has acquired a close understanding of the needs of her female patients.
Dr. Mariângela Freitas Lima Santiago
CREMESP – License Number 45.138 – awarded by the Regional Council of Medicine for the State of Sao Paulo.