Dr Marcelo Nascimento is one of Australia’s leading medical consultants working in the field of Gynaecological Oncology, General Gynaecology and Laparoscopic Surgery. As a certified gynaecological oncologist, Dr Nascimento specialises in the surgical treatment of known or suspected tumours of the female genital tract.
His special interests areas include cancer screening, management of pre cancer lesions and gynaecological cancer, advanced pelvic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, familial/hereditary cancer screening. Dr Nascimento’s areas of expertise include the management of patients with pre-cancer lesions as well as cancer of the ovary, endometrium, cervix, vulva, and vagina. He is also actively involved in the management of patients with abnormal Pap smear results and cervical pre-cancer, benign pelvic cysts and tumours, and familial/hereditary screening and counselling.
Dr. Nascimento works with fertility-preserving surgery whenever possible which allows women more options for treatment without compromising oncologic outcomes.
He has special expertise in optimizing radical resection of advanced gynaecological cancers and in the use of advanced laparoscopy, particularly for early stage cancers.
Originally from Brazil, Dr. Nascimento was awarded a Master of Sciences degree from Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre, Brazil in 1993. He received his Board Certification in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 1996 and his General Surgical Oncology Certificate in 1999.
In 2004 Dr Nascimento moved to Australia and he completed one year as a research fellow at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in 2005. He then became a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG). After further three years of subspecialty training in Gynaecological Oncology in Brisbane and at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, Dr. Nascimento became a Certified Gynaecologic Oncologist (CGO) in 2007.
He commenced his private practice in Brisbane and Gold Coast in January 2008. He moved with his family to live in the Gold Coast in 2010. Dr. Nascimento is currently attending his private Gynaecologic Oncology practice at Pindara Specialist Suites, which is located on 5th Floor, Suite 504 at Pindara Specialist Suites, at 29 Carrara Street, Benowa QLD 4217.
Dr Nascimento is excited to be involved in exploring innovative treatment strategies that combine latest medical research with clinical assistance. These new treatment modalities in oncology provide the opportunity for him to collaborate and design clinical trials that will ultimately benefit his patients’ treatment outcomes.
His specialty areas of interest include:
- Abnormal Pap Smears, colposcopy, and treatment of pre cancer lesions
- Laparoscopic surgery for both benign, complex benign and malignant conditions
- Sentinel lymph node biopsy for staging of female genital tract malignancies
- Treatment of women with early, advanced, or recurrent cancers of the ovaries, uterus, cervix, vagina, or vulva
- Fertility-preserving surgery
- Familial / hereditary cancer screening and counseling
As a native of Brazil, Dr. Nascimento is passionate about soccer as it is a fantastic way to relax and get some fresh air and exercise. He and his wife Luciana Gluck have one child, Pedro, and they live in Benowa.