Dr. Alex Barbosa
FL Lic # 20056
It is with great pleasure that we welcome to our team Dr. Alex Barbosa. He was born in Brasilia, Brazil and moved to the U.S. to attend the prestigious specialty certificate program and Master of Science in Orthodontics at Saint Louis University in Missouri. He brings over a decade of experience with him and is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Dr. Barbosa is married to Liliane and they have two beautiful daughters, Isabela and Giovana.
Before coming to the US, Dr. Barbosa earned his dental degree from University of Ribeirao Preto in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He owned a private practice in Brasilia, where he enjoyed working side by side with his wife, who is also a dentist, for 13 years. His interest in Orthodontics started early on in his career and he also earned a specialty certificate in Orthodontics back in Brazil from Sao Paulo State University, one of the most renowned educational institutions in the country. Concomitantly with his specialty training and Master’s Program at Saint Louis University, Dr. Barbosa was selected by the faculty for a scholarship and concluded a fellowship in Cleft Lip and Palate at Saint Louis Children’s Hospital, a very well respected institution associated to Washington University in Saint Louis, MO.
In addition to advancing his own education keeping up with new treatment modalities and techniques, Dr. Barbosa also teaches future generations of dentists at the University of Florida College of Dentistry’s AEGD Specialty Program.
Being a man of faith, it is important for Dr. Barbosa to be involved in the community and to reach the ones in need. He has been a volunteer with the underserved population with ADRA in Brazil. He has also been a Spanish translator and dental care provider for underserved children at “Give Kids a Smile” programs.
Dr. Barbosa resides in Boca Raton with his family and loves to spend time with them. He is also passionate for music and piano and enjoys soccer, hiking, jogging and traveling.