Bruno M. Pereira, MD, MHSc, PhD, FACS, FCCM

Associate Professor
Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care
University of Campinas


Dr. Bruno Pereira graduated in Medicine in 2003, specializes in General Surgery (2004- 2006) with an area of expertise in Trauma Surgery (2007). In the same year, he Post-graduated in Emergency Medicine and Emergency (University of Buenos Aires – AR). In 2008 did his Fellowship/Research in Surgery of Trauma/Critical Care at the University of Miami/ Ryder Trauma Center-USA. Completed his Master of Science in Surgery in 2012 at University of Campinas – Brazil. He is currently a faculty in the Department of Trauma Surgery at the State University of Campinas – FCM/UNICAMP.

Research Interest

His research interests include: Trauma Surgery, New area of Trauma, Emergency and Emergency Elements clotting medicine of War Training in Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care

Scientific Activities

Dr. Pereira is currently WSACS Ambassador and Director of Disasters Committee at the Pan American Trauma Society.


1. Asensio JA, Petrone P, Pereira B, Pena D, Prichayudh S. Penetrating cardiac injuries: A historic perspective and fascinating trip through time. J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2009; 208: 462-472. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2008.12.011
2. Fraga GP, Carvalho RB, Hirano ES, Pereira BMT, Filho EPC, Bollela VR. Basic life support: Developing competence in medical students with extension to the community. Rev. Bras. Educacao Med. 2011; 35: 116-116.
3. Fraga GP, Zago TM, Pereira BMT, Calderan TRA, Silveira HJV. Use of Sengstaken-Blakemore intrahepatic balloon: An alternative for liver-penetrating injuries. World J. Surg. 2012; 36: 2119-2124. doi: 10.1007/s00268-012-1625-x
4. Hirano ES, Pereira BMT, Bustorff-Silva JM, Rizoli S, Nascimento B, Fraga GP. Not complicated acute appendicitis in adults: clinical or surgical treatment? Rev. Col. Bras. Cir. 2012; 39: 159-164.
5. King DR, Ogilvie MP, Pereira BMT, Chang Y, Manning RJ. Heart rate variability as a triage tool in patients with trauma during prehospital helicopter transport. J. Trauma. 2009; 67: 436-440. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e3181ad67de
6. Marttos AC, Kuchkarian FM, Abreu-Reis P, Pereira BMT, Collet-Silva FS, Fraga GP. Enhancing trauma education worldwide through telemedicine. World J. Emerg. Surg. 2012; 7. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-7-S1-S4
7. Nogueira VB, Calderan TRA, Pereira BMT, GP Fraga GP. Penetrating Cardiac Injuries. European J. Trauma Emerg. Surg. 2011.
8. Ogilvie MP, Pereira BMT, McKenney MG, McMahon PJ, Fraga GP. First report on safety and efficacy of hetastarch solution for initial fluid resuscitation at a level 1 trauma center. J. Am. College Surg. 2010; 210: 870-880. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2010.01.010.
9. Ogilvie MP, Pereira BMT, Ryan ML, Panthaki ZJ. Emergency department assessment and management of facial trauma from war-related injuries. J. Craniofac. Surg. 2010; 21: 1002-1008. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0b013e3181e1e7e0.
10. Ogilvie MP, Pereira BMT, Ryan ML, et al. Bispectral index to monitor propofol sedation in trauma patients. J. Trauma. 2011; 71: 1415-1421. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e3182178b8b
11. Pena D, Pereira B, Prichayudh S, Tsunoyama T, Ruiz F. Femoral Vessel Injuries: Analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank. J. Am. College Surge. 2009; 209: s140-s140. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2009.06.353
12. Pereira BMT, Gourgou-Bourgade S, Azria D, Ychou M. Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in esophageal cancer: Is it still the question? J. Clin. Oncol. 2009; 26: 5133-5134. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2008.19.0322
13. Pereira BMT, Reis LO, Fraga GP. Bladder injuries after external trauma. European J. Trauma Emerg. Surg. 2012.
14. Pereira BMT. Non-operative management of hepatic trauma and the interventional radiology: An update review. Indian J. surg. 2012.
15. Pereira BMT, Pereira AMT, Correia CDS, Marttos AC. Jr, Fiorelli RKA, Fraga GP. Interruptions and distractions in the trauma operating room: understanding the threat of human error. Rev. Col. Bras. Cir. 2011; 38: 292-298. doi: 10.1590/S0100-69912011000500002
16. Pereira BMT, de Campos CCC, Calderan TRA, Reis LO, Fraga GP. Bladder injuries after external trauma: 20 years experience report in a population-based cross-sectional view. World J. Urol. 2013; 31: 913-917. doi: 10.1007/s00345-012-0871-8
17. Pereira BMT, Fraga GP, Hirano ES, Carmona CV, Ozelo MC. Non-operative management of blunt major hepatic injury in a young adult with severe haemophilia A. Haemophilia. 2012; 18: e84-e86.
18. Pereira BMT, Ryan ML, Ogilvie MP, et al. Predeployment mass casualty and clinical trauma training for US Army forward surgical teams. J. Craniofac. Surg. 2010; 21: 982-986. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0b013e3181e1e791
19. Pereira BMT, Ryan ML, Coronel T, Garcia GD. Training for advanced trauma surgery team Archives Bras. Med. Naval. 2010; 70: 14-20.
20. Pereira BMT, Ogilvie MP, Gomez-Rodriguez JC, et al. A review of ureteral injuries after external trauma. Scand. J. Trauma Resusc. Emerg. Med. 2010; 18. doi: 10.1186/1757-7241-18-6
21. Pereira BMT, Calderan TRA, Da Silva MTN, Da Silva AC, Marttos AC. Jr, Fraga GP. Initial experience at a university teaching hospital from using telemedicine to promote education through video conferencing. Sao Paulo Med. J. 2012; 130: 32-36. doi: 10.1590/S1516-31802012000100006
22. Pereira BMTT, Nogueira VB, Calderan TRA, Villaca MP, Petrucc O. Penetrating cardiac trauma: 20-y experience from a university teaching hospital. J. Surg. Res. 2013; 183: 792-797. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.02.015
23. Prichayudh S, Verananvattna A, Sriussadaporn S, Sriussadaporn S, Kritayakirana K. Management of upper extremity vascular injury: Outcome related to the mangled extremity severity score. World J. Surg. 2009; 33: 857-863. doi: 10.1007/s00268-008-9902-4
24. Ruano RM, Pereira BMT, Biazzoto G, Bortoto JB, Fraga GP. Management of severe thoracic impalement trauma against two-wheeled horse carriage: A case report and literature review. Indian J. Surg. 2013. doi: 10.1007/s12262-013-0825-4
25. Ryan ML, Ogilvie MP, Pereira BMT, Gomez-Rodriguz JC, Livingstone AS, Proctor KG. Effect of hetastarch bolus in trauma patients requiring emergency surgery. J. Spec. Operat. Med. 2012; 12: 57-67.
26. Ryan ML, Ogilvie MP, Pereira BMT, Gomez-Rodriguez JC, Manning RJ. Heart rate variability is an independent predictor of morbidity and mortality in hemodynamically stable trauma patients. J. Trauma. 2011; 70: 1371-1380. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31821858e
27. Zago TB, Pereira BMT, Nascimento T, Calderan E, Hirano S, Fraga GP. Nonoperative management of aast-ois grade iv. European J. Trauma Emerg. Surg. 2012. doi: 10.1590/S0100-69912013000400012
28. Zago TM, Monteiro B, Pereira T, Calderan TRA, Hirano ES, Fraga GP. Extrahepatic duct injury in blunt trauma: Two case reports and a literature review. Indian J. Surg. 2014. doi: 10.1007/s12262-013-0885-5
29. Zago TM, Pereira BMT, Calderan TR, Hirano ES, Rizoli S, Fraga GP. Blunt hepatic trauma: Comparison between surgical and nonoperative treatment. Rev. Col. Bras. Cir. 2012; 39: 307-313. doi: 10.1590/S0100-69912012000400011
30. Zago TM, Pereira BMT, Calderan TRA, Godinho M, Nascimento B, Fraga GP. Nonoperative management for patients with grade IV blunt hepatic trauma. World J. Emerg. Surg. 2012; 7. doi: 10.1186/1749-7922-7-S1-S8
31. Zakrison TL, Pereira BMT, Marttos AC Jr, Fraga GP, Nascimento B. Jr, Rizoli S. Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in patients with traumatic brain injury. Rev. Col. Bras. Cir. 2012; 39: 553-557. doi: 10.1590/S0100-69912012000600018
32. Pereira BMT, Meirelles GV, Schulman CI, Colombari RC, Magnani AS, Fraga GP. Landmark central venous catheterization is effective but ultrasound helps even in experienced hands. Emerg Med Open J. 2015; 1(4): 109-114. doi: 10.17140/EMOJ-1-117
33. Pereira BM, Dorigatti AE. Current specialist awareness on ultrasound use for central venous catheterization. Emerg Med Open J. 2016; 2(1): 1-4. doi: 10.17140/EMOJ-2-119