Area of Practice Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine
Specialist Interests

Major Cancer Surgery, Pre-operative Assessment, Patient Safety, Medical Education

Professional Profile

Dr Da Fonseca’s primary degree was in psychology, followed by a graduate entry medical degree program at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

He completed his specialist training in London and South East, based at Kings College Hospital, Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (2000).

Whilst holding a substantive consultant appointment initially at Kings College Hospital and subsequently at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, he has worked and taught abroad including Uganda, Mozambique and Namibia.

He recently had an academic sabbatical to complete a Masters Program in Patient Safety at the National School of Public Health (ENSP UNL) in Lisbon, Portugal and gain further experience in Medical Education as Visiting Associate Professor at the University of the Algarve.