Dr Balestrin is President of ANAHP – Brazilian National Association of Private Hospitals and Executive Vice President and Corporate Chief Medical Officer of the VITA’s Hospital Group.
Dr Balestrin is Member of IHF Governing Council was President Designate in 2015-2017. He is now President of the IHF (2017 - 2019).
Dr Balestrin is graduated in Medicine and has finished medical residency in Health Administration in Hospital das Clínicas of the Medical School of the University of São Paulo (USP). He is specialized in Public Health by the School of Public Health of the University of São Paulo (USP) and specialized in Health Administration by the Business School of Fundação Getúlio Vargas, (FGV) of São Paulo.
Dr Balestrin holds a title of Specialist in Health Administration by the Brazilian Medical Association (AMB).