Jorge Rakela, M.D.

Departments

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  1. Hepatitis C
  2. Hepatitis infectious disease
  1. Liver transplant
  • Extrahepatic HCV replication
  • HCV and HIV interaction
  • Development of new therapies of chronic viral hepatitis in immunocompetent as well as transplanted patients
  • Development of bioartificial liver support systems
  • Recurrence of hepatic diseases after transplantation

Phoenix, Arizona

  1. 1977
    Fellow - Liver Diseases & Gastroenterology Year I-IIIUniversity of Southern California
  2. 1974
    Resident - Internal MedicineUniversity of Chile
  3. 1972
    FellowDepartment of Virology, University of Chile
  4. 1971
    MDSchool of Medicine, University of Chile

Certifications

  1. American Association for the Study of Liver Disease

Awards and Honors

  1. 2013
    Arizona's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  2. 2013
    Invitado Nacional 2013 AwardChilean Society of Gastroenterology
  3. 2012
    Getz Family Research ProfessorshipNamed Professorship Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  4. 2011
    Elected and vested to Mastership at annual meetingAmerican College of Physicians
  5. 2007
    Best Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors, Inc.
  6. 2003
    Recipient of "Distinguished Investigator Award in Honor of Robert A. Kyle, M.D."Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  7. 2003
    Best Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors, Inc.
  8. 2001
    2001 Educator of the Year AwardMayo Clinic Arizona Fellows Association
  9. 2001
    Outstanding Contribution as a Member of the Training and Workforce Committee for 2001-2003American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  10. 2001
    Best Doctors in America, 2001-2002Woodward/White, Incorporated
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Professional Memberships

  1. 2013 - 2015
    MemberBasic Research Committee, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  2. 2011
    Team LeaderProgram in Underserved Global Health, Program in Underserved Global Health Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 2011 - present
    MasterAmerican College of Physicians
  4. 2010 - 2012
    MemberNominating Committee, International Liver Transplantation Society
  5. 2010
    VolunteerProgram in Underserved Global Health, Program in Underserved Global Health Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  6. 2009 - 2012
    ChairAdvisory Council for Neurological Surgery, American College of Surgeons
  7. 2009 - 2012
    MemberResearch Career Development Subcommittee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  8. 2009
    VolunteerProgram in Underserved Global Health, Program in Underserved Global Health Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  9. 2009
    VolunteerProgram in Underserved Global Health, Program in Underserved Global Health Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 2009 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Research Advisory Council, Mayo Clinic Committees
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