Jorge Dionisio Reyes M.D.

Jorge Dionisio Reyes M.D.

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…

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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.

Research Interests

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

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Universidade Federal De Sao PauloMedical education1979
Lincoln Medical & Mental Health CenterInternship
Lincoln Medical & Mental Health CenterResidency
New England Deaconess HospitalResidency
Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical CenterFellowship
Univ. of Pittsburgh SOM-Faculty AffairsTeaching Appointment

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1979

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of SurgeryGeneral Surgery1990
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