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Carlos Frederico Pinto

Carlos Frederico Pinto

MD, MBA, Lean Institute Brasil

Carlos Frederico Pinto has a MD, MBA and is executive director, Instituto deOncologia do Vale and executive director, Hospital de Clínicas Sul – HMTJ.

“Dr. Fred” is a medical oncologist and also a healthcare manager who has led the Instituto de Oncologia do Vale (IOV) oncology group in Brazil for more than 20 years. Previously, he led IOV’s public and private cancer centers, which provide care for more than two million people. As a lean management practitioner for a decade, he led his organization into an extensive lean transformation, which was published in 2014 by the Lean Institute Brazil (LIB) in its book In Search of the Perfect Care.

He is a senior advisor to the LIB and a member of the Lean Global Network’s Lean Healthcare Initiative. He served as a board member at the Brazilian Cancer Society and director of the Brazilian Medical Oncology Society for more than 10 years.

Dr. Fred also serves as a leader-coach for several organizations and is in demand as a speaker at conferences in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and Australia.

Articles by Carlos Frederico Pinto
How Working In Oncology Has Reframed Failure and Success
Doctor Carlos "Fred" Pinto and his colleagues at IOV in Brazil have learned that resilience emerges when applying lean thinking consistently to support better care for patients with cancer. More »