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Dr. Jorge Suarez-Cavelier, MD

Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Jorge E. Suarez-Cavelier, MD, is a board-certified medical director and cardiothoracic surgeon. Dr. Suarez-Cavelier earned his medical degree from the Medical School Pontificia Universidad Javeriana  in Columbia, where he also completed his first residency in general surgery. After moving to the U.S., Dr. Suarez-Cavelier completed three more residencies. At Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, he finished an additional general surgery residency. He then completed residencies in vascular surgery, as well as cardiovascular and thoracic surgery at Carolinas Healthcare System in Charlotte, NC. For his two fellowships in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, he practiced at both Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, and St. Vincent Hospital in Portland, OR.

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Education

Medical School

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Residencies

Surgery - (Maimonides Medical Center)
Vascular Surgery - (Carolinas Medical Center)
Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery - (Carolinas Medical Center)

Fellowships

Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery - (St. Vincent Hospital and Medical Center)
Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery - (Baylor College of Medicine)

Board Certifications

Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) - (American Board of Thoracic Surgery)