Jorge D. Reyes M.D.

Jorge D. Reyes M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

International Medicine, Liver Transplantation, Pathology, Surgery, Transplant Surgery

Services

Kidney Care and Transplant Services, Liver Care and Transplantation Services

Languages

English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

Locations

Liver Care & Transplantation Services at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4973|Map It 

Kidney Care & Transplantation Services at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.3882|Map It 

Transplant Services at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 877.520.5000|Map It 

Intestinal Care and Transplantation Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.5090|Map It 

Bio

Dr. Reyes is a UW professor of surgery and chief of transplant surgery at UWMC. He also serves as medical director for Life Center Northwest, the local organ procurement organization. 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.

Roger K. Giesecke Distinguished Professor and Chair

Patient Care Philosophy

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

Personal Interests

Dressage, bonsai trees, pottery, navigation, reading and writing.

Clinical Interests

Enhancing organ transplant options and availability; improving outcomes post-transplant; minimization of immunosuppression; and tolerance induction.

Teaching Interests

Surgical techniques, bedside clinical care, diagnosis and the science and art of transplantation.

Scope of Care

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

Research Interests

The study of tolerance in solid organ transplant patients. Ischemia reperfusion of transplanted organs.  Intestine transplantation in adults and children.

InstitutionCredentialSpecialtyYear
Universidade Federal De Sao PauloMedical education1979
Lincoln Medical & Mental Health CenterInternshipSurgery
Lincoln Medical & Mental Health CenterResidencySurgery
New England Deaconess HospitalResidencySurgical Pathology
Univ. of PittsburghTeaching Appointment
Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical CenterFellowshipTransplant Surgery

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1979

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of SurgeryGeneral Surgery1990
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