Dr. Nicandro Figueiredo is an accomplished Spinal Neurosurgeon offering
more than 20 years of clinical experience with various reputed hospitals in
Brazil, USA, KSA and in UAE. Dr. Nicandro has done his Medical School in
the University of Brasilia, Residency in Neurosurgery in the Base Hospital of
Brasilia, and Master Degree (MSc) in Brazil. Subsequently, in 1997, he had a
Post-residency Training at the John Hopkins Hospital and New York
University, in USA.
Dr. Nicandro had his Fellowship in Spinal Surgery with some of the most
reputed hospitals in USA, the John Hopkins and the University of Wisconsin
Hospital, from 1999 until 2000.
After he became sup-specialized in Spine Surgery in USA, he returned to
Brazil to work as a Professor of Neurosurgery and Spinal Surgeon, obtaining
his Doctoral Degree (PhD) in Neurosurgery from the University of Brasilia,
Dr. Figueiredo developed his prestigious career as a Spinal Surgeon and as a
Professor at the University of Cuiaba and Federal University of Mato
Grosso, Brazil. From 2011 until 2012, he went back to USA to have his
Post-doctorate in Spinal Neurosurgery, with the University of Wisconsin
Dr. Nicandro’s experience in the region started when he was invited to
work as a Spinal Surgeon in Saudi Arabia, where he worked from 2013 until
2015. He moved to UAE to work in a subspecialised Orthopaedics & Spine
Hospital, from 2015 until 2020, where he built his reputation in the region,
to join King’s College Hospital in Dubai.