Luis graduated in 2008 from the University of Porto in Portugal. He worked as general practitioner in Braga (Portugal) where he developed an interest in diagnostic imaging.
In 2010 Luis was awarded the Leonardo da Vinci scholarship from the University of Porto, which allowed him to move to the UK and undertake an internship in Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Liverpool Small Animal Teaching Hospital. Luis stayed at the University of Liverpool and undertook a Residency in Diagnostic Imaging from 2011-2016. During his residency, he developed a special interest in use of computed tomography for assessment of respiratory diseases. Having completed his residency in 2016, Luis was promoted to the position of Lecturer in Small Animal Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Liverpool. Luis joined the diagnostic imaging team at Willows in February 2017 and successfully passed the European Diploma in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, attaining European Specialist status in 2018.
Outside of work, Luis loves playing sport and traveling, and he is a big football fan.