STF Minister Marco Aurélio to undergo surgery after suffering domestic accident – Prime Time Zone


Court dean to undergo right shoulder procedure on Wednesday, 3

André Dusek / Estadão ContentsAt 74, Marco Aurélio Mello is the oldest minister of the court

The Minister Marco Aurélio Mello, do Federal Supreme Court (STF), you will need to have surgery on your right shoulder after suffering a domestic accident. The procedure is scheduled for this Wednesday, 3, at the hospital DF Star, in Brasília. The surgery will be conducted by orthopedists Marcus Montenegro and Benno Eijsmann. In a note, the medical team states that the minister has “excellent physical shape” and that “because he is very disciplined in rehabilitation, the chances of complications are minimal.” This is not the first time that the dean of the highest court in the country has undergone such procedures. In September, Marco Aurélio had to have his knee operated to correct the rupture of one of the menisci. At the age of 74, Marco Aurélio is the oldest minister of the Supreme Court and has his compulsory retirement scheduled for July this year, when he reaches the maximum age to exercise public office.