Curriculum Vitae


At the forefront of knowledge

At the forefront of knowledge

Helder Manuel Veríssimo Silvestre has been born in Lisbon. In 1996, he graduated in Medicine by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra. After concluding his General Internship at the Hospital of the University of Coimbra, he initiated his Internship in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery at São José’s Hospital in Lisbon. During his residency, he made several other residencies and formations outside Portugal, namely in the Clinic of Pitanguy (Rio de Janeiro) with Professor Ivo Pitanguy, who is one of the world references in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery; and at the Private Hospital of Zarzuela with Dr. Adolfo Mantoya, a precursor of craniofacial surgery in the Iberian Peninsula and a great master in rhinoplasty.

He obtained the title of Specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery in 2004 with the final mark of 18.5/20. He spent 4 years as specialist at São José’s Hospital, dedicating since then to private activity in the field of Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery. He is a member of the Portuguese Medical Association  with his professional license number being 36986.

He is a member of the International Society of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery, and an international medical trainer invited by several institutes. He is also invited to several conferences and scientific meetings as keynote speaker.


Keynote speaker at the EASAPS Annual Meeting: Aethetics Surgery of the Breast and Body Contouring on “Lipoabdominoplasty with circular lipomodelation” (Lisbon, Portugal)

Keynote speaker at the 7th Academy of Continuous Formation of Merz Aesthetics on “Facial rejuvenation with a holistic approach” (Madrid, Spain)


Scientific Coordinator of the “1st Plastic & Aesthetics Estoril Symposium” and also keynote speaker on a “Holistic approach to facial rejuvenation” and “Lipoabdominoplasty – 10 years of experience”

Keynote speaker at the Scientific Conference for Aesthetic Experts F.A.C.E. 2 face  in Cannes (France) with the work on “Combined therapies in facial rejuvenation”.

Keynote speaker at the Mediterranean Forum on Aesthetic and Anti-Aging Medicine (Costa Brava, 2014) with the work on “Holistic approach to facial rejuvenation”.

Invited as keynote speaker at the 12th AMWC 2014 – 12th Anti-Aging Medicine World Congress, Monaco, with “A Holistic Approach to Facial Rejuvenation combining surgical & non-surgical techniques”.


Invited trainer in a cadaver dissection course on Plastic Surgery of the face and neck, Coimbra, Portugal.

Keynote speaker at the Scientific Conference for Aesthetic Experts F.A.C.E. 2 face  in Cannes (France) with the work on “Facial rejuvenation combining surgical and non surgical techniques to obtain the best result”.

Keynote speaker at the Facial Surgery Course face13 in Coimbra with the work on “Facial rejuvenation – from surgery to medicine”.

Article by Silvestre et al., “Guía de consenso en el tratamento de ácido hialurónico (Nasha®) en la medicina estética actual”, Q-MED day Jornada Científica, Bilbao, Spain.


Invited trainer in the first multidisciplinary course on dissection of cadavers, head and neck, in Cascais, Portugal.

Invited trainer in a Theoretical and Practical Course on Facial and Hands Rejuvenation in Oslo, Norway.

Invited speaker at the Spanish Society for Aesthetic Medicine on Facial Aesthetic in Madrid.

Invited speaker on Periorbital Rejuvenation at the European Congress on Facial and Plastic Surgery – Face2Face in Cannes, France.

Invited for a Course on Lips in Paris (France), at the QMED Academy.


Invited as an expert in Macrolane, among 10 European Surgeons, for discussing its advantages and contraindications in Upsala, Sweeden.

Invited as keynote speaker and perform live surgery at the 9th International Course in Advances in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery in Barcelona, Spain.