Carlos A. Pellegrini, M.D., is the Chief Medical Officer for UW Medicine and a professor in the department of Surgery.
Dr. Pellegrini believes in caring for each patient as a person with a compassionate, family-oriented approach. He recognizes that learning is a lifelong process and endeavors to maintain the highest degree of professional competence.
As CMO, Dr. Pellegrini promotes an environment of personal development and professional growth. He values the resources entrusted to him and maintains fiscal responsibility in the delivery of health care.
Dr. Pellegrini was born in Argentina and received his M.D. from the University of Rosario Medical School, where he trained in general surgery. He completed his training in surgery at the University of Chicago. His clinical interests include caring for patients with upper gastrointestinal problems, minimally invasive surgery and surgery of the esophagus and stomach.
Dr. Pellegrini enjoys reading, writing and traveling the world while perfecting his vocabulary in other languages and familiarizing himself with other cultures and medical systems.