Leandro Ramires

Oncological Surgeon and Mastologist

Leandro Ramires has a medical degree from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), General Oncological Surgeon, Mastologist, Master in Women’s Health and Breast Cancer from the Medical School of UFMG, former coordinator and current Medical Residency Preceptor of the Mastology Sector of the Hospital das Clínicas of UFMG. Prescriber of Cannabis for medical purposes since April 2014, he has extensive experience in the adjuvant treatment of patients with epilepsy, autism, chronic pain, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, autoimmune diseases, cancer and in palliative care. Grower of medical cannabis with Safe Conduct for his son Benicio with Dravet Syndrome.

He is currently Medical Scientific Director of the Brazilian Medical Cannabis Patients Association (amame.org.br), Clinical researcher, co-author of a study that confirmed the benefit of medical cannabis in the treatment of autism symptoms, involved in Education and Qualification Projects of doctors in medical cannabis since 2015, Expert of the Wecan Academy.