Júlio Teixeira, SA, headquartered in Porto, acquired Sociedade Dr. Mário Vilhena – Centro de Radiologia, Lda, founded in 1979 by Dr. Mário Vilhena, a specialist in Radiology and Radiotherapy, and director of the IPO Radiotherapy department in Lisbon for 40 years, where he pioneered the introduction of the first Cobalt Unit in Portugal.
Em homenagem ao seu fundador o atual centro clínico manteve o nome de Mário Vilhena (Centro Clínico Mário Vilhena, Unipessoal, Lda.)
Júlio Teixeira, SA., had its beginning at CRP – Clínica de Radioterapia do Porto, founded in September 1994 in the Ordem do Carmo building in central Porto (the group’s first installations). Since November 2008 it has been located at the Instituto CUF Porto on Rua Fonte das Sete Bicas 170, Piso -1, in the Senhora da Hora area of Matosinhos. In March 2012 we took on a third location in the Radiotherapy department of Braga Hospital in order to provide them with outsourcing/ contractual services.
This Radiotherapy and Clinical Oncology department has a multidisciplinary team of Clinical Oncologists, Radiation Physicists, Radiographers and dedicated Nurses with a wealth of experience in Clinical Oncology. This team ensures that the service we provide to our patients is of technical excellence and that patient care is of the highest standard.
Júlio Teixeira, SA., gives immediate responses to all patient cases, with no waiting lists, including all ONCOLOGICAL EMERGENCIES during the weekend. In the case of equipment failure or planned maintenance Júlio Teixeira S.A. guarantees to provide patients with adequate alternative treatment options.
Júlio Teixeira, SA., can offer a full range of medical solutions, namely Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy (3DCRT), Intensity-Modulated (IMRT) and Image-Guided (IGRT) Radiation Therapy, Radiosurgery, intra and extra-cranial Fractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy, high-dose rate Brachytherapy, Iodine/Palladium Seed Brachytherapy and Intraoperative Radiotherapy. Júlio Teixeira S.A. also provides services in collaboration with various health entities, systems and sub-systems, namely ADSE, SAMS Norte, SAMS Quadros, CGD, and outsourcing services with health provider companies at Braga Hospital. Considering the Radiotherapy unit’s growth potential, Júlio Teixeira S.A. works constantly to optimise its human resources in accordance with the requirements of this increasingly complex market, to maintain the high standards of quality expected.
It is our mission to provide Radiotherapy treatment services of the highest quality using state-of-the-art technology, with respect to national and international guidelines, best-practice manuals and existing legislation, both national and European (EURATOM). By combining these factors we hope to achieve, and indeed surpass, tumour control and survival rates published in national and international medical publications.
Júlio Teixeira, SA., founded by Dr. Júlio Teixeira, one of the country’s leading Oncologists (Certified specialist at the Royal College of Radiologists – London), is projected to become the national benchmark for Radiotherapy through aligning the professionalism of our clinical team with the cutting-edge technological solutions we have at our disposal, in the pursuit of complete customer satisfaction.