Dr. Carla Vorsatz, MD

Licensed physician in Rio de Janeiro

Dr. Carla Vorsatz is a founding partner of XSTZ, a medical texts' production company offering the following services: writing, translation, localization, transcreation, proofreading, copyediting, and scientific review for medical texts.

Current hands-on CEO, Dr. Vorsatz's main goal is to ensure the quality of all material produced, within the stipulated deadlines and specifications.

Graduated in Medical School with specialization in Infectious Diseases, both courses attended at the Universidade Federal Fluminense, and with extensive experience in Infectious Diseases, HIV/AIDS, Clinical Research and Emergency Medicine (20,000+ hours on duty in the latter), she has worked as attending physician in wards, outpatient clinics, centers of excellence in medical research, Emergency Services in General Hospitals, Emergency Care Units, and at the Rio de Janeiro City Street Population Assistance Program.

Dr. Vorsatz held a private practice from 2003 to 2019, having moved from her regular care activities to devote herself to clinical coaching, for medical doctors and patients alike, acting as a specialized second medical opinion in cases of highest complexity. both to hospitalized and outpatients.

A polyglot with a keen interest in languages ​​and a self-taught translator since 1980, Dr. Vorsatz has extensive theoretical and practical experience with all the stages of production, writing, research, translation, transcreation, editing, post-editing, and scientific review of medical texts. 

Dr. Vorsatz has been on this business well before the opening of her company in 1996 that she still runs currently.

Dr. Vorsatz is one of the first translators to have earned the SmartCAT title of Senior Medical Translator, conferred by the SmartCAT GLobal Medical Translator's community.

Since January 2020 Dr. Vorsatz is Editor-in-Chief of the Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS pages at WikiDoc.

Dr. Vorsatz coordinates a liquid team of seasoned translators, journalists, Portuguese proofreaders, copyeditors, project managers and expert medical reviewers.

Teams are formed according to the client's need and not the other way around, without trying to fit the client into a pre-existing rigid structure, thus making the work customized to the client's profile, improving its cost-effectiveness.