The oncological patient is the centre around which all assistance activity shall be built, so the human and technical means shall be organized to provide customized, homogeneous and wide healthcare services.

Keeping this focus on the patient, IPO-Porto organizes in multidisciplinary units by pathology, called Pathology Clinics, which are the basis of all assistance structure.


“Instituto Português de Oncologia do Porto Francisco Gentil, E.P.E.” is a corporate public entity. It is governed by a Management Board, named by the Government shareholders, which answers for the technical, human and financial good operation of the Institution. It is a legal person of public law, of corporate nature, with financial, secretarial and property independence.


Management Board


Counselling Board

Internal Auditor

Constitution of the Management Board


José Maria Laranja Pontes, MD

Clinical Director

Rosa Begonha, MD

Nurse Director

Maria Isabel Dias Sequeira, RGN


Francisco Nuno Rocha Gonçalves


Ilídio José Nunes de Oliveira Cadilhe