Patient Rating:

4.6 out of 5

33 Patient Ratings
12 Patient Comments

Juan F. Gallegos-Orozco, M.D.

Patient Rating:

4.6 out of 5

33 Patient Ratings
12 Patient Comments

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 213-9797 University Hospital
Gastroenterology Endoscopy Center
50 N Medical Dr , Suite B050
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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(801) 581-3761 University Hospital
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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(801) 581-2634 University Hospital
Liver Transplant
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

Dr. Juan F. Gallegos-Orozco graduated from medical school in Mexico and completed post-graduate medical education in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology in both Mexico and the United States, where he recently completed fellowship training in Transplant Hepatology at the prestigious Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. His main clinical and research interests include the management of chronic viral hepatitis, non-alcoholic liver disease and liver transplantation. He has published many research articles on these and other topics and has authored several book chapters pertaining to liver diseases. Dr. Gallegos-Orozco recently joined the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the University of Utah School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Medicine.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Gastroenterology
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Gastro)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Transplant Hepatology)
Mexican Board of Gastroenterology
Mexican Board of Gastroenterology (Sub: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy)
Mexican Board of Internal Medicine

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Likelihood of recommending care provider
4.5
My confidence in care provider
4.6
Time care provider spent with me
4.5
Care provider spoke using clear language
4.6
Care provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.5
Care provider's concern for questions & worries
4.6
Care provider's explanation of condition/problem
4.6
Wait time at clinic
4.4
Care provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.7

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

June 05, 2014

Excellent experience! Dr. Gallegos asked great questions to easily establish a rapport of trust and reassurance. He told me the plan, asked for my consent and then proceeded exactly as described throughout the examination and follow-up. Good communication skills and respect - much appreciated!

May 27, 2014

Dr. Gallegos was very attentive and focused on my condition and situation. I think we were clearly in agreement about the next steps to take with my particular condition.

May 17, 2014

Dr.Gallegos is a warm and caring Dr. he is professional and is well informed and knowledgable. I trust him with my health care needs.

March 13, 2014

I couldn't be in better hands then the Team that took care of Me.

January 09, 2014

Dr. Gallegos is an excellent provider. He took all the time i wanted to answer all my questions, is concerned about my well being and well informed on treatment options.

November 29, 2013

Best group of providers anyone could ask for! Thanks!

November 26, 2013

Dr. Gallegos is wonderful........very professional....

September 30, 2013

My only request would have been something about diet that I should follow. Everything I know I'm finding from the internet, mainly because I didn't ask the right questions when I was in the appointment.

May 27, 2013

Dr. Gallegos was wonderful - I felt that he took my condition and concerns seriously, even though my condition is not medically novel.

April 16, 2013

Awesome!!

March 27, 2013

Dr.'s in the liver transplant area are 10+ on all the above questions.

November 19, 2012

never a bad experience - always positive, friendly and attention to detail

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Liver Biopsies
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver
  • Fatty Liver, Alcoholic

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Gastroenterology
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Gastro)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Transplant Hepatology)
Mexican Board of Gastroenterology
Mexican Board of Gastroenterology (Sub: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy)
Mexican Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Bio

Dr. Juan F. Gallegos-Orozco graduated from medical school in Mexico and completed post-graduate medical education in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology in both Mexico and the United States, where he recently completed fellowship training in Transplant Hepatology at the prestigious Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Gallegos-Orozco recently joined the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the University of Utah School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Medicine. He has published multiple articles, book chapters, and abstracts.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Arizona
Transplant Hepatology
Fellow
Fellowship Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Arizona
Gastroenterology
Fellow
Residency Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Resident
Fellowship Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Gastroenterology
Fellow
Residency Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Internal Medicine
Resident
Professional Medical Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Medicine with Honors, (Suma cum Laude equivalent)
M.D.
Clerkship University of New Mexico Hospital, University of New Mexico Medical School
Gastroenterology
Clinical Clerkship
Clerkship University of New Mexico Hospital, University of New Mexico Medical School
Cardiology
Clinical Clerkship

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Paskvan-Gawryletz CD, Gurudu SR, Orenstein R (2012). Successful colonoscopic fecal transplant for severe acute Clostridium difficile pseudomembranous colitis. Rev Gastroenterol Mex, 77(1), 40-42.
  2. Fernandez-Balsells MM, Murad MH, Barwise A, Gallegos-Orozco JF, Paul A, Lane MA, Lampropulos JF, Natividad I, Perestelo-Perez L, Ponce de Leon-Lovaton PG, Erwin PJ, Carey J, Montori VM (2011). Natural history of nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas and incidentalomas: a systematic review and metaanalysis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 96(4), 905-12.
  3. Wu Q, Liu J, Gallegos-Orozco JF, Hentz JG (2010). Depression, fracture risk, and bone loss: a meta-analysis of cohort studies. Osteoporos Int, 21(10), 1627-35.
  4. Fernandez-Balsells MM, Murad MH, Lane M, Lampropulos JF, Albuquerque F, Mullan RJ, Agrwal N, Elamin MB, Gallegos-Orozco JF, Wang AT, Erwin PJ, Bhasin S, Montori VM (2010). Clinical review 1: Adverse effects of testosterone therapy in adult men: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 95(6), 2560-75.
  5. Merce Fernandez-Balsells M, Muthusamy K, Smushkin G, Lampropulos JF, Elamin MB, Abu Elnour NO, Elamin KB, Agrwal N, Gallegos-Orozco JF, Lane MA, Erwin PJ, Montori VM, Murad MH (2010). Prenatal dexamethasone use for the prevention of virilization in pregnancies at risk for classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia because of 21-hydroxylase (CYP21A2) deficiency: a systematic review and meta-analyses. Clinical Endocrinology, 73(4), 436-44.
  6. Muthusamy K, Elamin MB, Smushkin G, Murad MH, Lampropulos JF, Elamin KB, Abu Elnour NO, Gallegos-Orozco JF, Fatourechi MM, Agrwal N, Lane MA, Albuquerque FN, Erwin PJ, Montori VM (2010). Clinical review: Adult height in patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia: a systematic review and metaanalysis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 95(9), 4161-72.
  7. Murad MH, Fernandez-Balsells MM, Barwise A, Gallegos-Orozco JF, Paul A, Lane MA, Lampropulos JF, Natividad I, Perestelo-Perez L, Ponce de Leon-Lovaton PG, Albuquerque FN, Carey J, Erwin PJ, Montori VM (2010). Outcomes of surgical treatment for nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Endocrinology, 73(6), 777-91.
  8. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Yosephy A, Noble B, Aqel BA, Byrne TJ, Carey EJ, Douglas DD, Mulligan D, Moss A, de Petris G, Williams JW, Rakela J, Vargas HE (2009). Natural history of post-liver transplantation hepatitis C: A review of factors that may influence its course. Liver Transpl, 15(12), 1872-81.
  9. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Rakela J, Rosati MJ, Vargas HE, Balan V (2008). Persistence of hepatitis C virus in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of sustained viral responders to pegylated interferon and ribavirin therapy. Dig Dis Sci, 53(9), 2564-8.
  10. Fujii L, Gallegos-Orozco JF (2008). Virus persistence in hepatitis C: lifelong infection despite therapy? Medicina Universitaria, 10, 219-227.

Review

  1. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Foxx-Orenstein AE, Sterler SM, Stoa JM (2012). Chronic constipation in the elderly. [Review]. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 107(1), 18-25.
  2. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Gurudu SR (2010). Complex colon polypectomy. [Review]. Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 6(6), 375-82.
  3. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Rakela-Brodner J (2010). Hepatitis viruses: not always what it seems to be. [Review]. Rev Med Chil, 138(10), 1302-11.
  4. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Vargas HE (2009). Liver transplantation: from Child to MELD. [Review]. Med Clin North Am, 93(4), 931-50, ix.
  5. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Vargas HE (2007). Should antihepatitis B virus core positive or antihepatitis C virus core positive subjects be accepted as organ donors for liver transplantation? [Review]. J Clin Gastroenterol, 41(1), 66-74.
  6. Olivera-Martinez MA, Gallegos-Orozco JF (2007). Recurrent viral liver disease (hepatitis B and C) after liver transplantation. [Review]. Arch Med Res, 38(6), 691-701.
  7. Guerrero-Hernandez I, Montano-Loza A, Gallegos-Orozco JF, Weimersheimer-Sandoval M (2007). [Autoimmune hepatitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis: dependent or independent association?]. [Review]. Rev Gastroenterol Mex, 72(3), 240-3.

Book Chapter

  1. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Vargas HE (2012). Drug-Induced, Granulomatous, and Other Inflammatory Hepatic Diseases. In DiBaise J (Ed.), Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom (3rd Edition, pp. 389-398). New York: McGraw-Hill Medical.
  2. Unzueta A, Gallegos-Orozco JF (2012). Esteatohepatitis no alcohólica, ¿Cuál es el mejor método diagnóstico? In Torre-Delgadillo A, Kershenobich D (Ed.), Tópicos Innovadores en Hepatología (1st Edition, pp. 265-274). Mexico City: ZarPra Ediciones.
  3. Costilla VC, Gallegos-Orozco JF (2012). Terapias biológicas en el hepatocarcinoma. In Torre-Delgadillo A, Kershenobich D (Ed.), Tópicos Innovadores en Hepatología (1st Edition, pp. 373-388). Mexico City: ZarPra Ediciones.
  4. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Rakela J (2010). Acute viral hepatitis: hepatitis A, hepatitis E and other viruses. In Talley NJ, Lindor KD, Vargas HE (Ed.), Practical Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Liver and Biliary Disease (pp. 175-185). Oxford, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell.
  5. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Vargas HE (2010). Viral hepatitis in other solid organ transplantation. In Berenguer M (Ed.), Viral hepatitis in solid organ recipients (pp. 87-101). Barcelona, Spain: Permanyer Publications.

Case Report

  1. Werner KT, Gallegos-Orozco JF (2012). Multiple hepatic abscesses secondary to chicken bone penetration of the colon: A case report. Rev Gastroenterol Mex, 77(1), 43-46.
  2. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Gurudu SR, Orenstein R (2012). First successful colonoscopic fecal transplant for severe acute Clostridium difficile pseudomembranous colitis. Rev Gastroenterol Mex.
  3. Guerrero-Hernandez I, Gallegos-Orozco JF, Weimersheimer-Sandoval M (2007). [Clinical images in gastroenterology. C3 AIDS and generalized infection of the intestine by mycobacteria]. Rev Gastroenterol Mex, 72(4), 380.

Letter

  1. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Werner KT, Rosati M, Byrne TJ, Balan V, Vargas HE, Rakela J (2008). Erythropoietin does not increase the frequency of thromboembolic events or hepatocellular carcinoma in hepatitis C patients treated with combination antiviral therapy [Letter to the editor]. Am J Gastroenterol, 103(8), 2161-2.

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