CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Arquivos Brasileiros de Neurocirurgia: Brazilian Neurosurgery
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1719011
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Tribute to Dr. Mario Augusto Taricco

Homenagem ao Dr. Mário Augusto Taricco
Eduardo de Arnaldo Silva Vellutini
1  Neurosurgery Department, DFV NEURO, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
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Felix Hendrik Pahl
1  Neurosurgery Department, DFV NEURO, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
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1  Neurosurgery Department, DFV NEURO, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
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Abstract

The present article is a brief tribute to Dr Mario Augusto Taricco, highlighting his contributions to Brazilian neurosurgery during his prestigious professional career. Dr Taricco was born in São Paulo, state of São Paulo, Brazil, and contributed to neurosurgery and spinal surgery for 42 years, leaving a vast legacy for São Paulo's and national neurosurgery. Based on values such as discipline, ethics, professionalism and competence, he built his own brand leading and improving neurosurgery and spine surgery in Brazil. He graduated in the Escola Paulista de Medicina and became neurosurgeon at the Hospital das Clínicas of the Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP, in the Portuguese acronym). Since 1989, he became the head of the Spine Surgery Group of the Neurosurgery Service of Hospital das Clínicas, FMUSP. A career dedicated to professional and academic excellence, focused on patient treatment and science improvement.

Resumo

O presente artigo é uma breve homenagem ao Dr. Mario Augusto Taricco, destacando suas contribuições à neurocirurgia brasileira durante sua prestigiada carreira profissional. O Dr. Taricco nasceu em São Paulo, SP, e contribuiu com a neurocirurgia e cirurgia da coluna vertebral por 42 anos, deixando um vasto legado material e imaterial para a neurocirurgia nacional. Com base em valores como disciplina, ética, profissionalismo e competência, ele construiu sua própria marca liderando e aprimorando a neurocirurgia e a cirurgia da coluna no Brasil. Ele se graduou na Escola Paulista de Medicina e fez residência em neurocirurgia no Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP). Desde 1989, tornou-se chefe do Grupo de Cirurgia da Coluna do Serviço de Neurocirurgia do Hospital das Clínicas da FMUSP. Uma carreira dedicada à excelência profissional e acadêmica, focada no tratamento de pacientes e no aprimoramento da ciência.



Publication History

Received: 23 May 2020

Accepted: 15 September 2020

Publication Date:
08 December 2020 (online)

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