Graduate in Medicine at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, PhD in Ophthalmology at Universidade de São Paulo, fellowship in Refractive Surgery at Universidade Federal de São Paulo – Escola Paulista de Medicina and in Hospital Management at Escola de Saúde Pública da Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (ENSP/Fiocruz), obtained the Medical Doctor’s Degree by Ordem dos Médicos de Portugal (Portuguese Medical Association – European Community) in 2015.
Dr Gus taught the Visual System discipline at the Medical School of Universidade Luterana do Brasil – ULBRA, with theoretical and practical activities. Created and coordinated the Medical Residency in Ophthalmology at Hospital Nossa Senhora da Conceição (GHC – best Ministry of Health’s hospital in Brazil), where she was the head of cornea, ocular surface diseases and dry eye, contact lens and cataract surgery. Completed a Post-Doctorate in Ophthalmology – Ocular Surface and Dry Eye (2014-2018) at the Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, and the paper was published in a high impact factor peer review journal.
Currently, she is a staff member of Ophthalmology at Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre (HCPA – Ministry of Education), considered the best university hospital in Brazil, with the following activities: is the head of Ocular Genetics, developes the section of Experimental Surgery, assists and coordinates the Section of contact lens fitting, especially for keratoconus, myopia and ocular surface diseases. Develops scientific activities with medical students since 2000 and with Residents of Ophthalmology since 2008 and is a visiting professor at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul.
Dr Gus is a speaker and panelist in national and international ophthalmologic congresses and meetings for over 20 years and works in private office since 2000 (Facebook Ophthalmologist Dr. Patrícia I. Gus).