International Psoriasis Council

Advancing Knowledge. Enhancing Care.

Advancing Knowledge. Enhancing Care.

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Faculdade de Medicina UNISINOS
Hospital Moinhos de Vento
Porto Alegre
Dr. André Vicente Esteves de Carvalho is responsible for the Psoriasis Ambulatory and a researcher at the Hospital Moinhos de Vento Complexo in Porto Alegre, Brazil. He is also a teacher at the Reumathology residency program at the same hospital, and a dermatology teacher at the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos Medical school. He is currently (2021-2022) the coordinator of the Psoriasis Department of the Brazilian Society of Dermatology (SBD). Dr. Carvalho is a dermatology specialist certified by the Brazilian Society of Dermatology. He completed specialization courses in Dermatologic Surgery and Mohs micrographic at the Dermatology School at Yale School of Medicine (2001) and has a master’s degree in pathology from the Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre. In 2016 he received his PhD in pathology from the Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre. The title of his thesis is “Eficácia das Medicações Imunobiológicas e Inibidores de Pequenas Moléculas na Psoriase: Uma Revisão Sistemática e Metanálise de Ensaios Clínicos Randomizados” (“Efficacy of Immunobiologic and Small Molecule Inhibitors Drugs for Psoriasis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials”). He is the scientific reviewer for the Brazilian 2nd Edition of Dermatology, by Bolognia, Jorizzo, and Rappini, the Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia, and several other peer-reviewed medical journals.
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Areas of Interest

Psoriasis, immunodermatology, systematic review, meta-analysis.

IPC Committees / Groups

Latin America Working Group

Languages Spoken

English, Portuguese, Spanish

Involvement with Other Organization(s)

Scientific advisor for Psoriase Brasil (Brazilian patient organization).