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Jorge D. Reyes, MD, FACS, FAAP

Dr. Reyes is a UW professor of surgery and chief of transplant surgery at UWMC. He specializes in liver transplantation, intestinal transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery in adults and children, as well as living donor liver transplantation and split liver transplantation. His research includes transplantation tolerance and techniques and strategies for enhancing organ availability and transplant outcomes.

Patient Care Philosophy:

Don't ever take away a patient's hope.

Dr. Reyes's Resume


Title

  • Adjunct Professor of Pathology, University of Washington Department of Pathology
  • Chief of Transplant Surgery, Professor of Surgery, University of Washington Department of Surgery
  • Director of Transplant Services; Chief of Pediatric Transplantation; Professor of Surgery; Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Director, University of Washington Department of Surgery Transplant Research Laboratory
  • Vice-Chairman, University of Washington Department of Surgery

Clinical Expertise

Liver transplantation, intestine transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery in adults and children, living donor liver transplantation and split liver transplantation.

Education And Training

  • MD: School of Medicine Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Clinical Fellow: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Residency: New England Deaconess Hospital and New York Medical College Lincoln Hospital/Our Lady of Mercy Hospital, New York, NY
  • Intership: New York Medical College Lincoln Hospital/Our Lady of Mercy Hospital, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Transplantation, University of Pittsburgh
  • MA: Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA

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Certifications

  • Board Certified in General Surgery 1990, 2001
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support 1986, 1988
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support 1984, 1988
  • Approved Federal Licensing Examination (FLEX), Massachusetts 1984
  • Basic Life Support 1983, 1986, 1987
  • Board Approved Surgery, Brazilian College of Surgeons, Brazil 1982
  • Certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ESFMG) 1981
  • Seattle Magazine “Top Doctors 2011: The 398 Best Physicians in the Puget Sound Region” - 1 of 15 surgeons. 2011
  • University of Washington School of Medicine Service Excellence Award 2009