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Dr. Antonio Marttos

Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine


Dr. Antonio Marttos’ current academic rank is Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He is also Director of Global e-Health/Trauma Telemedicine, Co-Director of the William Lehman Injury Research Center at the Ryder Trauma Center, Jackson Memorial Hospital. He is also the current Executive Director and past President of the Pan-American Trauma Society. Dr. Marttos, a pioneer in Trauma Telemedicine has been involved in numerous studies and clinical activities for the Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of State, and the Florida Department of Health. He is also deeply involved in developing telemedicine solutions to provide expert support in multiple trauma environments, including the Resuscitation and Intensive Care units, the operating room, pre-hospital, and mass casualty. He was also involved in the creation of multiple trauma and emergency care networks like the one in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the Soccer World Cup, and the Olympic Games. In 2011, Dr. Marttos was named the Brazilian Olympic Committee Team Physician for the 2012 London Olympic Games as well as the 2015 Toronto Pan-American Games. In 2015, Dr. Marttos oversaw Emergency Medical Services and MCI Response for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics Games as well as the physician responsible for the medical care for foreign dignitaries and VIPs at the opening and closing ceremonies for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. As the Chief Medical Officer for the Miami Formula 1 Grand Prix and Medical Delegate in the United Kingdom, Dr. Marttos has developed on-track approach to medical care by bringing the Ryder Trauma Center bays, equipment, and medical personnel to the track to provide the best possible health care to any injured driver. He also developed a pioneer telemedicine system where robots are driven to broadcast images from the on track medical center to the Chief Medical Officer at race control. This way the entire medical care of the driver is followed in real time by the FIA medical leadership.

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