ISAKOS: 2019 Congress in Cancun, Mexico

2019 ISAKOS Biennial Congress Faculty


Clara Azevedo, MD

Hospital dos SAMS de Lisboa

CLARA DE CAMPOS AZEVEDO is a Consultant Shoulder and Elbow Orthopedic Surgeon at the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology of SAMS Hospital in Lisbon, Portugal. She completed her doctor's degree in Medicine in 1999 by the School of Medicine of the Lisbon University, and the Orthopedics and Traumatology residency program in 2008 by the Western Lisbon University Hospital (CHLO) and the Portuguese Medical Association. Was Assistant Professor of Orthopedics from 2009 through 2014 in NOVA Medical School. Is a Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, and the Head of the Shoulder Surgery Unit of the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology of CHLO, since 2017 and 2018, respectively. Is a PhD in Medicine student of the School of Medicine of University of Minho since 2019 and is conducting clinical, imaging and biomechanical research on arthroscopic superior capsular reconstruction (ASCR) using the minimally invasivelly harvested mid-thigh fascia lata autograft for irreparable rotator cuff tears. Published several articles about shoulder surgery in peer-reviewed national and international journals, has been an invited lecturer and author of several original paper presentations about ASCR and has presented more than one hundred papers about orthopedics in national and international shoulder meetings and cadaver laboratory courses. Is a member of the board of directors of the Portuguese Shoulder and Elbow Society (SPOC) for the biennium of 2021-22, is an active member of the Scientific Workgroup of the European Shoulder Associates of the European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee surgery and Arthroscopy (ESA–ESSKA) for the biennium of 2020-21, has served as reviewer for several journals and as Principal Reviewer of the American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM) since 2020, and is on the AJSM Electronic Media Editorial Board (AJSM EMEB) since 2021.

Sun 05/12
12:15 - 13:30
Concurrent 4 - Cozumel 2+A Lunch Time Session - ConMed
Lunch Time Session
Massive to Irreparable Cuff Tears: Is It Worth the Effort?


Speaker for CONMED
Editorial or Governing board of Electronic Media Editorial Board of the American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM EMEB)
Board of Directors member for Portuguese Shoulder and Elbow Society