Emilio A. Torres-Netto is a cornea, cataract and refractive surgeon who has trained in several renowned centers in Brazil (Federal University of Sao Paulo and Medicine Faculty Santa Casa Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo), the United States of America (Stanford University, Stanford, California), France (Fondation Ophtalmologique Adolphe de Rothschild, Paris) and Switzerland. He is currently engaged in the development of new and innovative therapeutic approaches for keratoconus, crosslinking and refractive surgeries at the ELZA Institute and the University of Zurich, Switzerland.
He completed his ophthalmology training in 2013, and in 2016, Dr. Torres-Netto completed his sub-specialty training in cornea and refractive surgery (at the Federal University of Sao Paulo), and cataract surgery (at Santa Casa de Sao Paulo). In 2016, he also completed a refractive surgery observer fellowship at the Fondation Ophtalmologique Adolfphe de Rothschild in Paris, France.
PhD candidate in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Federal University of Sao Paulo. Doctoral student in Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva.
Dr. Torres has participated in more than 100 national and international congresses and has delivered over 100 presentations.
Dr. Torres-Netto is the author of several articles in peer-review journals and has received 12 Prizes and Awards from the largest societies of Ophthalmology. Recently, after a unanimous decision, he was chosen as the inaugural World Winner of the International Council of Ophthalmology Award for his work in corneal biomechanics, keratoconus and cross-linking.
Dr. Torres speaks German, French, Spanish, Portuguese and English.