Brazilian Society of Retina and Vitreous



Mauricio Maia, MD, PhD
Avenida Otto Ribeiro 901,
Assis, SP, Brasil
+55-18-991137727 (Mobile)

Professional Affiliations

Academic Appointments

  • Wilmer Eye Institute 1999-2001
  • Federal university of Parana 2001-2004
  • Federal University of Sao Paulo 2004-2012

Hospital Appointments

  • Hospital de Olhos Oeste Paulista - Assis and Presidente Prudente - SP - Brazil
  • Brazilian Institute of Fight Against Blindness - Assis - SP - Brazil -
  • Vision Institute - Sao Paulo - Brazil
  • Albert Einstein Hospital - Sao Paulo - Brazi

Education and Training

Retinal fellowship
Wilmer Eye Institute, Balitimore, MD, USA


Mauricio Maia MD PhD
Graduate at Medicine from Universidade Federal do Paraná (1996). Residency in Ophthalmology at Universidade Federal do Paraná (1998) Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases at Universidade Federal do Paraná and Hospital de Olhos do Paraná (1999). Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases at Johns Hokins University, Wilmer Eye Institute (2001). PhD in Clinical Medicine from Universidade Federal de São Paulo (2004). Habilitation - Livre-Docencia in Ophthalmology - Universidade Federal de São Paulo. Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Vitreoretinal Surgery, Universidade Federal de São Paulo. Associate Secretary of Portuguease Language, Panamerican Association of Ophthamology. Secretary , Brazilian Vitreoretinal Society and Panamerican Vitreoretinal Society. Director, Brazilian Institute of Fight Against Blindness, Assis and Presidente Prudente- SP-Brazil.
Vitroretnal Surgeon Practice at Albert Einstein Hospital (Sao Paulo ) and Vision Institute (Sao Paulo)
Has experience in Medicine, focusing on Ophthalmology surgery, vitreoretinal surgery, acting on the following subjects: chromovitrectomy, new vitreoretinal surgical techniques , macular edema, anti-VEGF therapy and ophthalmoscopic abnormalities caused by congenital Zika virus infection

Jorge Carlos Pessoa Rocha, MD, PhD
+07 1-9163-1999 (Office)
Rua Antenor Tupinamba, 227, apt 402 
Salvador, Bahia 41680810 , BR


Medial school- Federal University of Bahia 1988-1993
Residency - 1994-1996- Federal University of Bahia and University of campinas
Fellowship- 1999-2000- Vision Institute- Belo Horizonte
Fellowship clinical and Research- 1998-1999-Doheny Eye Institute, Ca.
PhD- University of Sao Paulo SP- 2000- 2003


The Brazilian Retina and Vitreous Society (SBRV), headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil, was founded in 1977 and has grown to 920 members. SBRV’s goal is to promote educational and professional interaction among retina and vitreous specialists by sponsoring meetings and offering support for collaborative scientific research.

Each quarter, the Society publishes The Brazilian Retina and Vitreous Society Journal, which will soon be indexed.