Dr. Antonio C Buzaid graduated from the University of São Paulo, where he received the
Rockefeller Foundation Award for Best Student in Basic Chairs. He completed a Fellowship in
Hematology and Oncology at the University of Arizona and he was awarded the Eleanor B
Connel Award for Best Fellowship. Shortly after, he was an Assistant Professor at Yale
University and their Medical Director of the Melanoma Center and Co-Director of the Lung
Cancer Center for 4 years. He was also an Associate Professor at MD Anderson Cancer Center
and Medical Director of the Multidisciplinary Center for Melanoma and Skin Cancer for 5 years.
At MDACC, he was given the Teacher of the Year Award. Together with Dr. Raul Cutait and
Frederico Costa, he created the Oncology Center of the Syrian-Lebanese Hospital in 1998. From
then until 2010, he was Director of the Oncology Center of the Syrian-Lebanese Hospital. In
2011 he became General Medical Director of the Antonio Ermírio de Moraes Oncology Center
of Portuguese Beneficence of São Paulo. In 2015, he became a Member of the Managing
Committee of the Dayan-Daycoval Oncology Center of the Israeli Hospital Albert Einstein.