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Dr Ana Azevedo


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Dr Ana Azevedo

General surgeon

Areas of activity: General surgery, laparoscopic surgery, proctology, colorectal and proctological surgery, cancer of the colon and rectum, inflammatory bowel disease, closure of colostomies and ileostomies, perianal fistulas


Career at Hospital da Luz

  • General surgeon of the Hospital da Luz network since 2004


  • Degree in Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto, 1994
  • Degree of Specialist in General Surgery, 2004
  • Degree of General Surgery consultant, 2015

Professional career summary

  • Surgeon General of the Hospital da Luz Póvoa de Varzim (since 2004)
  • Surgeon General of the Hospital da Luz Clínica do Porto (since 2004)
  • Surgeon General of the Hospital da Luz Arrábida (since 2008)
  • Surgeon General (2004-2010) and Head of Emergency Team (2009-2010) of the Hospital Geral de Santo António, Porto
  • General Surgeon of Hospital São João, Porto (since 2010)
  • General Surgery Consultant at Hospital São João, Porto (since 2015)
  • General Surgeon of the Reference Center for Rectum Surgery of the Hospital de São João, Porto (since 2016)
  • General Surgery Internship at the University Hospital of Salamanca (2004)
  • Laparoscopic Surgery Internship, Strasbourg (2005)
  • Colorectal Surgery Internship, Hospital St. Marks, London (2007)
  • Colorectal Laparoscopic Surgery Internship, São Paulo, Brazil (2008)
  • Internship of Laparoscopic Surgery in Rectum Cancer, São Paulo, Brazil (2023)
  • Guest Assistant of Surgery of the Faculty of Medicine of the Abel Salazar Institute of Biomedical Sciences of the University of Porto (2001-2010)
  • Member of the Board of the Portuguese Society of Coloproctology (bienn 2018-2020, biennium 2020-2022, biennium 2022-2024)
  • Member of the Directorate of the Portuguese Society of Surgery (bienium 2020-2022, biennium 2022-2024 )
  • [updated October, 2023]