Jay Jorge, MD

Dr. Jay Jorge is a board-certified general surgeon and a fellowship-trained bariatric surgeon. Dr. Jorge was a Navy Corpsman for six years before pursuing his medical degree in 2006. He has particular interests in bariatric, robotic, and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Jorge sees patients in Elmwood Park, Illinois.

About Jay Jorge, MD
Surgical and Clinical Expertise:
General surgery, advanced laparoscopy, endoscopy specializations, and bariatric surgery procedures, including gastric bypass and gastric sleeve.
Bariatric Procedures Performed:
Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (Gastric Sleeve), Gastric Balloon, Gastric Band, and Revisions and conversions of previous bariatric procedures.
Board Certified by the American Board of Surgeons and the American Board of Obesity Medicine, Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System Xi Trained, member of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), and certifications in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), and Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS).
Training Institutes:
Dr. Jay Jorge received his Bachelors of Science in Psychology from the University of Maryland in 2005 before joining the military as a Navy Corpsman for six years. After his service, Dr. Jorge received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Sint Eustatius in the Netherlands. He then competed a general surgery residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. In 2018, Dr. Jorge graduated from a fellowship in bariatric and robotic surgery from the University of South Florida School of Medicine at Tampa General Hospital.
Work Experience:
After graduating college, Dr. Jorge worked as an adjunct clinical faculty member at Michigan State University Department of General Surgery. In 2018, he began working as a full-time bariatric surgeon. Dr. Jorge joined New Hope Surgical, a subsidiary of Tiesenga Surgical Associates, in 2018 where he sees patients in need of bariatric and general surgery.
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Clinic Location
1950 N Harlem Ave
Elmwood Park, Illinois 60707
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