Orthopedist and Traumatologist. Hip Surgeon. Adjunct Professor of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), Head of the Surgery Department. Professor of the Postgraduate Program in Health Sciences. Adjunct Professor of Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Orthopedics and Traumatology at the Franciscan University (UFN). Guest researcher at the Hip and Biomaterials Group at the Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre (HCPA) at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS).