Dr Da Costa has worked at the Consorci Sanitari de Terrassa as a gastroenterology consultant since 2021. Previously, he worked at Althaia, Xarxa Assistencial Universitària de Manresa, from 2019 to 2021.
During his stay at Althaia, he learned optical diagnosis of colorectal lesions and the invasive pattern with magnification with Dr Ignasi Puig and, at the same time, he began his involvement in Dr Puig’s lines of research. Da Costa is working towards a PhD on the Medicine and Biomedical Sciences programme at the Universitat de Vic-Universitat Central de Catalunya under the supervision of Dr Puig and Dr Pellisé. His lines of research focus on endoscopic recognition of the invasive pattern in colorectal polyps.
João is a geography enthusiast and, in his spare time, he loves travelling and scuba diving.