Nucelio Lemos MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Core Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Women's College Hospital
Appointment Status Primary
Clinical Interests
Pelvic Pain, Pudendal Neuralgia, Endometriosis, Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
Research Interests
Pelvic Pain, Pelvic Functional Surgery

Dr. Lemos underwent his medical graduation, as well as his gynaecology, urogynaecology and MIS training and PhD in Gynaecology in Sao Paulo Brazil and attended a Fellowship in Pelvic Neurodysfunctions by the International School of Neuropelveology in Zurich, Switzerland.

Upon returning to São Paulo, he funded the Pelvic Neurodysfunction Clinics of the Department of Gynecology of the Federal University of São Paulo, which he still currently chairs and where he develops extensive research and teaching of all fields of Neuropelveology: treatment of Intrapelvic Nerve Entrapments and Neuropathic Pain of Intrapelvic Etiology; Nerve-Sparing Radical Pelvic Procedures (including endometriosis and pelvic malignancies); and rehabilitation of paraplegic patients through the Laparoscopic Implantation of Neuroprosthesis.

He is past Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the International Continence Society (2013-2016) and is currently the Chairman of the Scientific and Education Committee of the Latin American Pelvic Floor Association (ALAPP). He is also a Founding Member of the International Society of Neuropelveology and the Director of the School of Pelvic Pain of the International Continence Society Institute.

As of January 2017 he has been recruited as Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Toronto, where he is starting the Pelvic Functional Surgery and Neuropelveology Clinic, at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Mount Sinai and Women’s College Hospitals.


Research Synopsis

Research by Dr. Lemos can be found under the citation Lemos N.