Dr. Marcio Fagundes is a radiation oncologist by training and the medical director odd Provision Proton Therapy and a physician with Provision Medical Group in Knoxville, Tennessee. He will present, along with his colleagues, on the benefits of proton therapy in treating cancer and getting employees back to work faster at the 8th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress. The conference is being held from September 27 – 29 in Orlando, Florida.
Dr. Fagundes fist became interested in proton therapy while he was interning fulling his residency at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital. During this time, he had the opportunity to be a guest intern at Harvard University, where he would return in order to complete his fellowship and began treating patients with proton therapy. During his fellowship, Dr. Fagundes published a paper with Dr. Eugene Hug on the treatment of base of skull chordomas, which was presented at the American Society of Radiation Oncologists annual conference, and published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology.
Dr. Fagundes was an assistant professor at TUFTS University in Boston, where he developed protocols for treatment and retreatment using a new modality, IMRT, which at the time was not yet FDA approved. He is now the principal investigator in Oklahoma for the University of Pennsylvania’s retreatment protocol using proton therapy
About the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress
The World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress consists of five niche industry conference tracks;
- Best Practices in Medical Tourism
- Understanding Buyers of Healthcare
- New Trends in Medical Tourism
- Business Development
- Cancer Track
With multiple initiatives and platforms to unite the thriving medical tourism industry, the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress (WMTC) is the largest medical tourism conference in the world. Riding off the success of the 2014’s event, the 8th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress anticipates up to 2,500 attendees, from nearly 100 countries around the world.
Participants and attendees will have the opportunity to learn first-hand from leading hospitals, insurance companies, physicians, etc. and to take advantage of the collaborative forums and summits. There will also be hundreds of one-on-one networking opportunities with registrants from the combined conference of the Employer Healthcare & Benefits Conference (EHBC), and International Luxury Hotel Association (IHLA) providing six times the traffic and networking for everyone attending the conferences this year.
For more information contact
Linda Shaifer, Education & Engagement Leader, Medical Tourism Association at [email protected] or call: 561-791-2000 x817