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Quintin J. Quinones, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Critical Care Specialist

Specialty Groups


  1. Jacksonville, Florida



Born and raised in South Florida, Dr. Quintin J. Quiñones, M.D., Ph.D. graduated from Florida Atlantic University Cum Laude with a bachelor's in chemistry. He continued his education at Duke University where he completed medical school (M.D.) and graduate school (Ph.D.) in molecular biology as part of the medical scientist training program (M.S.T.P.). Dr. Quiñones went on to complete residency in Anesthesiology, serve as chief resident in Anesthesiology, and complete fellowship training in Critical Care Medicine while at Duke University. After completing his training Dr. Quiñones joined the faculty at Duke university where he was active in clinical practice, education, and research. While at Duke, Dr. Quiñones served as the program director for the Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine (ACCM) fellowship training program and served as course director for the 4th year elective and sub-internship in Cardiac Intensive Care within the School of Medicine.

After joining the Mayo Clinic Dr. Quiñones has continued his focus on fellow, resident, and medical student education helping to lead these efforts as Vice Chair for Education in the department of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Quiñones' clinical interests include anesthesia and critical care for high-risk vascular surgery, general surgery, and solid organ abdominal transplantation, including liver transplantation, and echocardiography. In the ICU he cares for cardiac surgery, heart transplantation, and lung transplantation patients, including patients with some form of mechanical circulatory support such as: LVAD, RVAD, total mechanical heart, as well as veno-venous or veno-arterial ECMO. Dr. Quiñones research interests have been focused on understanding the role of innate immune activation and inflammation in patient recovery during the perioperative period and critical illness.

  1. ARDS
  2. Cardiogenic shock
  3. Respiratory failure
  4. Sepsis
  5. Shock
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Invasive Cardiac Monitoring
  • Airway Management
  • Medical Education
  1. 2014
    Fellowship - Critical Care MedicineDuke University Medical Center
  2. 2013
    Academic Chief Resident - Anesthesiology, ACES ProgramDuke University Medical Center
  3. 2012
    Residency - Anesthesiology, ACES ProgramDuke University Medical Center
  4. 2010
    Internship - Categorical AnesthesiologyDuke University Medical Center
  5. 2009
    MDDuke University School of Medicine
  6. 2009
    PhDDuke University
  7. 2001
    BAFlorida Atlantic University


  1. 2015
    Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal EchocardiographyNational Board of Echocardiography
  2. 2014
    AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of Anesthesiology
  3. 2014
    Critical Care MedicineAmerican Board of Anesthesiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2023
    Above and Beyond - Excellence Recognition Mayo Clinic in Florida
  2. 2022
    Teacher of the Year, Pulmonary Critical Care Mayo Clinic Fellows AssociationMayo Clinic in Florida
  3. 2022
    Best Anesthesiologist ICU Attending of the Year Anesthesiology Residency Program, Mayo Clinic Florida
  4. 2022
    Most Excellent Anesthesiologist Educator of the YearAnesthesiology Residency Program, Mayo Clinic Florida
  5. 2021
    ICU Consultant of the Year Mayo Clinic Florida
  6. 2019
    Shubin-Weil Master Clinician-Teacher Award FinalistSociety of Critical Care Medicine
  7. 2019
    Duke Master Clinician/Teacher Award NominationDuke University Medical Center
  8. 2015
    Post-Doctoral Basic Science - 1st PlaceDepartment of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center
  9. 2015
    Duke Star AwardDuke University Medical Center
  10. 2014
    Vivien Thomas Award WinnerAmerican Heart Association
  11. 2014
    Post-Doctoral Basic Science 1st PlaceDepartment of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center
  12. 2013
    Chief Resident, Duke AnesthesiologyDuke Medical School
  13. 2012
    Resident Research Award 2nd PlaceDuke Medical School
  14. 2011
    2011 FAER, ASA, SOCCA Resident ScholarFAER Academy of Research Mentors in Anesthesiology
  15. 2008
    American Society for Clinical Pathology Award for Academic Excellence and AchievementAmerican Society for Clinical Pathology
  16. 2001
    Graduated Cum LaudeFlorida Atlantic University
  17. 2001
    Wall of Fame Award, Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, Florida Atlantic UniversityFlorida Atlantic University
  18. 2001
    Academic Excellence Award, Multicultural Premedical Society, Florida Atlantic UniversityFlorida Atlantic University

Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    Active MemberAssociation of University Anesthesiologists
  2. 2015 - present
    Committee MemberInternational Anesthesia Research Society
  3. 2014 - 2021
    Committee MemberAmerican Heart Association
  4. 2014 - present
    Committee MemberSociety of Critical Care Anesthesiologists (SOCCA)
  5. 2014 - present
    Active MemberInternational Anesthesia Research Society
  6. 2014 - present
    Active MemberSociety of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  7. 2014 - present
    Active MemberAmerican Heart Association
  8. 2013 - present
    Active MemberSociety of Critical Care Anesthesiologists (SOCCA)
  9. 2013 - present
    Active MemberSociety of Critical Care Medicine
  10. 2009 - present
    Active MemberAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists