José Aristodemo Pinotti


José Aristodemo Pinotti

José Aristodemo Pinotti (b. December 20, 1934, São Paulo) is a Brazilian physician, gynecological surgeon, university professor, scientific and educational leader and politician. He is currently a federal congressman by the state of São Paulo and State Secretary of Higher Education os State of São Paulo. He has retired from his professorship at the State University of Campinas and as chairman of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics of the Medical School of the University of São Paulo.

Dr. Pinotti studied medicine at the Medical School of the University of São Paulo, where he also obtained his doctorate.

Besides his current positions, Dr. Pinotti has had many executive and leadership positions:

* Full professor and Chief of the Department of Tocogynecology of the Medical School of the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), in Campinas
* Dean of the Medical School of UNICAMP
* Founder and director of the UNICAMP's Center for Integral Women's Health Care (CAISM - Centro de Atenção Integral à Saúde da Mulher)
* Rector of the State University of Campinas (1982-1986)
* Secretary of Education of the State of São Paulo (1986-1987)
* Secretary of Health of the State of São Paulo (1987-1991)
* Secretary of Education of the city of São Paulo (2005-2006)

He was also a candidate for mayor of the cities of Campinas and São Paulo and for vice-governor of the state of São Paulo.

As a researcher and scientist, Dr. Pinotti has been extremely influential in his area. His specialty is Gynecology and Obstetrics, specifically oncology. He is considered one of the foremost international experts in surgery for breast cancer and at least one procedure has his name (the Koppke-Pinotti technique). He has written 81 books and hundreds of scientific papers. Dr. Pinotti is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Medicine, and was presidente of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstretics. He is also an emeritus professor of the University of São Paulo and honoris causa doctor of the University of Bologna, Italy.


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