Juaquito (Jay) M. Jorge, M.D.

Juaquito (Jay) M. Jorge, M.D.

Biography

Dr. Jay Jorge is a board-certified general surgeon and fellowship trained minimally invasive and bariatric surgeon. He has accomplished a versatile and solid career history employing medical expertise within hospital and clinical settings. His particular aptitude is in bariatric, robotic, minimally invasive, and general surgery as well as advanced endoscopy specializations.

Education & Training

August 1, 2017 – July 31, 2018
Fellowship, Bariatric Surgery – University of South Florida School of Medicine – Tampa General Hospital – Tampa, Florida

July 1, 2015 – June 29, 2017
Residency, General Surgery – Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern Memorial Hospital – Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital – MacNeal Hospital – Jesse Brown VA Medical- Center Chicago, Illinois

July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2015
Residency, General Surgery – Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center St. John’s Riverside Hospital – New York Presbyterian Hospital – Bronx, NY

October 29, 2012 – May 31, 2013
Post-doctoral Research – University of Illinois at Chicago – Department of Surgery, Translational Research Lab Stem Cell and Transplant Research – Dr. Amelia Bartholomew, Faculty Advisor – Chicago, Illinois

October 24, 2011 – October 23, 2012
Fellowship, Burn Surgery – John H. Stroger Jr./ Cook County Hospital – Chicago, Illinois

September 27, 2010 – September 26, 2011
Residency, General Surgery – University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital – Advocate Christ Medical Center – John H. Stroger Jr./ Cook County Hospital – Jesse Brown VA Medical Center – Weiss Memorial Hospital – Chicago, Illinois

July 1, 2009 – June 30, 2010
General Surgery Internship – Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies – Bronson Methodist Hospital – Borgess Hospital – Kalamazoo, Michigan

May 4, 2009
Doctor of Medicine – University of Sint Eustatius Sint – Eustatius, Netherlands

May 4, 2009
Master of Science, Hyperbaric Med. – University of Sint Eustatius Sint Eustatius – Netherlands

December 30, 2005
Bachelor of Science, Psychology – University of Maryland University College Adelphi, Maryland

November, 2005
EMT – Paramedic – American Ambulance Services – Norwich, Connecticut

Professional Appointments

September 2018 – Present
Medical Staff – Westlake Hospital – Division of Surgery – Melrose Park, Illinois

September 2018 – Present
Medical Staff – West Suburban Hospital Medical Center – Division of Surgery – Oak Park, Illinois

September 2018 – Present
Medical Staff – Community First Medical Center – Division of Surgery – Chicago, Illinois

September 2018 – Present
Medical Staff – Rush Oak Park Hospital – Division of Surgery – Oak Park, Illinois

August 2018 – Present
Medical Staff – Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital – Division of Surgery – Downers Grove, Illinois

November 2012 – June 2017
Adjunct Surgical Staff – Weiss Memorial Hospital – Division of Surgery – Chicago, Illinois

July 2009 – July 2010
Adjunct Clinical Faculty – Michigan State University – Department of General Surgery – Kalamazoo, Michigan

Licensure

Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery
(#062863)

State Medical Board of Illinois License:
License Number: 036.129844

State Medical Board of Florida License:
License Number: ME 133346

ECFMG Number:
0-742-416-1

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Professional Society Memberships

American College of Surgeons
Associate Member

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
Candidate Member

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Candidate Member

Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

American Medical Association

Awards & Honors

2016
Residency
Outstanding Teacher Award – Northwestern University/Feinberg School of Medicine

2007- 2009
Medical School
High Honors in Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology – Pediatrics, General Surgery, Radiology, Neuroradiology

2008
Medical School
Honors in Internal Medicine

2005
Undergraduate
Dean’s Award for Excellence

1998-2004
US Navy
Navy Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (2), Navy and Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon, Navy Rifle Expert Medal, Navy Pistol Expert Medal, Fleet Marine Force Ribbon, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Enlisted Aviation Specialist Insignia, Fleet and Marine Force Warfare Specialist Insignia

Publications

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Jorge JM, Golas AG, Gonzalvo JP. Robotic assisted conversion of Nissen fundoplication to roux-en-y gastric bypass (avoiding pitfalls). Video Manuscript. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. June 2019.

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PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Sanni, RR, Tiesenga FM, Schubert CB, Jorge JM, Mellacheruvu S. Cardiac sarcoidosis. Consultant360 June 2019. 59(6): 189-192

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BOOK CHAPTERS
Hungness ES, Jorge JM. Per-Oral Esophageal Myotomy (POEM): Is it a Safe and Durable Procedure for Achalasia? Advances in Surgery 51 (2017) 193–205. Elsevier 2017

BOOK CHAPTERS
Jorge J, Haggerty SM, Bonamici NJ. Mechanical complications of peritoneal dialysis. Surgical aspects of peritoneal dialysis. Springer 2017.

BOOK CHAPTERS
Jorge JM, Soper NJ. Intraoperative Ultrasound during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: An alternative to cholangiography. Choledocholithiasis: Comprehensive surgical management. Springer 2017. Manuscript in preparation.

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Jorge JM, Kowal-Vern A, Fung, HC, Poulakidas, SJ. Toxic epidermal necrolysis and graft versus host disease after hematopoietic and liver transplantation: A review. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology Sep 2018. 3(1): 1-9

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Myers MW, Jorge JM, Nagle AP. Adenocarcinoma in the gastric remnant presenting as upper gastrointestinal bleeding 16 years after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. ACS Case Reviews in Surgery 2018. 2(1)

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Slagle D, Jorge J, Nagle A. Gastrosplenic fistula in the setting of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma being treated with maintenance chemotherapy. ACS Case Reviews in Surgery 2017. 1(2)

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Jorge J, Gold M, Sternman D, Prabhakaran K, Yelon J. Marchiafava-Bignami disease in a trauma patient. Journal of Emergencies, Trauma and Shock. 2015. 8(1) 52-54

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Jorge JM, Haggerty SM. Acute genital edema during peritoneal dialysis: A review for surgeons. Am Surg 2015 Nov; 81(11): 1187-94

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Haggerty SM, Jorge JM. Laparoscopy to evaluate scrotal edema during peritoneal dialysis. JSLS. 2013, Jul-Sep 17(3): 429-432

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Jorge JM, Kowal-Vern A, Poulakidas SJ, Latenser BA. Rice wine intoxication in a non-drinker. J Burn Care Res. 2012 Nov-Dec; 33(6)