Specialty dedicated to the treatment of congenital diseases, development changes, tumours, and traumas (burns) in the skin and soft tissues, as well as their reconstruction for better function and aesthetics.
It encompasses cosmetic surgery, which is currently relevant, given the importance of body image in society and in self-esteem.
Areas of intervention
Most frequent surgeries in HOTC
» Rhinoplasty (nose alteration)
» Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)
» Otoplasty (ear surgery)
» Facial and cervical lifting
» Mammoplasty (breast augmentation and reduction);
» Abdominoplasty (correction of excess skin and strengthening of the abdominal muscle and wall)
» Liposuction (correction of excess adipose tissue in any part of the body)
» Hand surgery (nerve section / tendon section / tenorrhaphy, removal of cysts, correction of carpal tunnel syndrome and bone fractures)
» Nerve surgery – brachial plexus injuries (and other nerves). HOTC has 1 of the 5 surgeons in Portugal experienced in this particular area.
Our facilities are ready to welcome you.
Hospital da Ordem Terceira Chiado is equipped with 2 operating units, one of which with 4 rooms equipped with the most advanced technology, and the other for otorhinolaryngology, and plastic and reconstructive surgery. We also have a recovery unit, an intermediate care unit, and the transfusion medicine service (blood service).