Patient Rating:

4.9 out of 5

55 Patient Ratings
50 Patient Comments

Juan F. Gallegos-Orozco, M.D.

Patient Rating:

4.9 out of 5

55 Patient Ratings
50 Patient Comments

Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
(801) 213-9797
Huntsman Cancer Institute
Endoscopy
2000 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Map
(801) 213-9797
University Hospital
Kidney and Liver Clinic
50 N Medical Dr , Suite A100
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Map
(801) 585-6321
University Hospital
Liver Transplant
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Map

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 (Sub: Gastroenterology)
Mexican Board of Gastroenterology (Sub: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy)
Mexican Board of Internal Medicine
Mexican Board of Gastroenterology
American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Transplant Hepatology)

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
4.9
My confidence in care provider
4.9
Time care provider spent with me
4.8
Care provider spoke using clear language
4.9
Care provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.8
Care provider's concern for questions & worries
4.9
Care provider's explanation of condition/problem
4.9
Wait time at clinic
4.2
Care provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.9

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.

September 28, 2016

so happy to be in their care

September 02, 2016

Great Doctor. Takes time explaining everything. Shows genuine concern. Thanks!

August 29, 2016

this visit was great. Dr Gallegos and his nurse were competent, friendly, and showed genuine concern for my questions.

August 09, 2016

I cannot say enough wonderful things about my Doctor, the nurses and all of the staff!

July 02, 2016

Dr Gallegos gives me full confidence with his expertise and the way he takes what ever time I need to answer all my questions or refer my questions to another specialist.he leaves no stone unturned and I feel very comfortable in his care.

June 27, 2016

The Doctor spent 45 minutes with me and covered all my concerns. Left the visit in much better spirits.

April 15, 2016

Dr Gallegos was very attentive and caring. He thoroughly answered the questions I had. He is a first-rate medical provider.

February 20, 2016

I trust Dr Gallegos with my husband's life. He is willing to think outside traditional treatments. He is willing to brainstorm with others who might have a different approach or answer.

January 07, 2016

Our experience with Drs and others is always the best. We get the time needed to ask questions and form a plan. I'm always encouraged. I always speak highly of the Liver Clinic, Drs and staff to our friends.

December 11, 2015

This was my first appointment with Dr Gallegos since Kerin Stevens left. I absolutely couldn't be more happy with the transition. I am glad to be one of his patients and I know he will do what ever is best for me.

November 04, 2015

Dr Gallegos explained what possible causes of illness made it important for me to be admitted

October 02, 2015

Everyone has been very courteous and professional

September 23, 2015

doc is always friendly and answers all my questions.

September 15, 2015

I was not fully out of the anesthesia blur when both the physician and nurse spoke with me about the results and procedure. I was required to ask my family member if they even came and spoke to me. Wish they would have waiting a little longer to tell me everything so I would be able to ask questions.

August 26, 2015

Dr. Coleman was wonderful....

August 23, 2015

Prep was great!!! Good flavor and diet before hand was very helpful.

August 22, 2015

Dr. Gallegos is the best! He always takes his time with the appointment and listens to everything I have to say, answers my questions, gives good advise, roots me on!! He is truthful and honest. He is also funny and is like a regular person, pleasant to be around. I couldn't have a better Dr.

August 20, 2015

Everyone did a terrific job, Amiee the nurse took her time finding a vein for the IV, when finished I did not have a bruise or a mark on my hand. Very friendly and professional staff. They put my husband and myself at ease.

August 20, 2015

The Nurses explained everything in detail and wanted me to know how wonderful the doctor is and how smart. I was very reassured by the time I was in the room for my procedure.

August 20, 2015

I could not be in better hands than at Huntsman Caner Hospital.

August 10, 2015

the Dr.s and nurses were wonderful and made me feel relaxed and well card for.

August 10, 2015

I would love to go to Huntsman for any procedure I needed to have done. I knew I was in good hands and that makes all the difference in how I feel about the whole experience.

July 30, 2015

always the best care!

July 14, 2015

patient consent form should be given and discussed prior to being in the OR. it was funny but odd to be asked to sign at this time.

July 10, 2015

i was extremely pleased with the thoroughness of the information and care that Dr Gallegos showed. he spent a long time clearly explaining to me all the issues involved and allowing me the room to make my choices regarding further care

June 10, 2015

I have never had more confidence in a Dr. than I do in Dr. Gallegos. He is so knowledgeable and compassionate. I am comfortable in knowing that he will thoroughly inform me about my condition and treatment. His demeanor is gentle, strong, capable and he is easy to talk with. I feel like he and I are partners in my health care.

May 16, 2015

Dr. Gallegos and his team are First Class.

May 03, 2015

Tony knew his stuff and was very helpful describing the medications I will be taking and answering all our questions.

April 13, 2015

staff has always been patient with us. explained any concerns my husband n I may have.

April 02, 2015

Dr. Gallegos took his time and answered every question on my list.

March 13, 2015

Dr. Gallegos has an excellent demeanor and excellent communication skills with patients. He answered all of my questions before I even asked. He had since communicated with me via My Chart and has clearly stated next steps of care.

February 10, 2015

Dr. Gallegos seemed genuinely interested in my concerns and took sufficient time to address my questions.

December 07, 2014

Dr. Gallegos is excellent!

November 06, 2014

Dr. Gallegos is an excellant doctor who is very williing to answer all questions and genuinely cares about me.

October 26, 2014

Good experience as much as any Dr. appointment.

October 03, 2014

More doctors should be this way. I also like that it was a doctor and not a (PA).

September 29, 2014

Dr. Gallegos is certainly one of the better doctors I have had visits with, don't lose him!!

August 03, 2014

Good Dr Gellegos is awesome.

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
  • Fatty Liver, Alcoholic
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Biopsies

Board Certification and Academic Information

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

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
Cardiology
Clinical Clerkship
Clerkship University of New Mexico Hospital, University of New Mexico Medical School
Gastroenterology
Clinical Clerkship

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Samadder NJ, Smith KR, Wong J, Hanson H, Boucher K, Burt RW, Charlton M, Byrne KR, Gallegos-Orozco JF, Koptiuch C, Curtin K (2016). Familial Risk of Biliary Tract Cancers: A Population-Based Study in Utah. (Epub ahead of print) Dig Dis Sci.
  2. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Charlton MR (2015). Treatment of HCV prior to liver transplantation to prevent HCV recurrence - wise or wasteful? Liver Int, 35(1), 9-11.
  3. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Silva AC, Batheja MJ, Chang YH, Hansen KL, Lam-Himlin D, De Petris G, Aqel BA, Byrne TJ, Carey EJ, Douglas DD, Mulligan DC, Silva AM, Rakela J, Vargas HE (2015). Magnetic resonance elastography can discriminate normal vs. abnormal liver biopsy in candidates for live liver donation. Abdom Imaging, 40(4), 795-802.
  4. Porres-Aguilar M, Gallegos-Orozco JF (2014). Hepatopulmonary syndrome: Is it time to redefine the MELD exception score for better organ allocation and outcomes? Ann Hepatol, 13(4), 468-70.
  5. 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), 40-2.

Review

  1. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Charlton MR (2016). Alcoholic Liver Disease and Liver Transplantation. [Review]. Clin Liver Dis, 20(3), 521-34.
  2. Unzueta A, Gallegos-Orozco JF (2013). Noninvasive diagnosis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Oncology Gastroenterology Hepatology Reports. [Review]. Oncology, 2, 8-16.
  3. Porres-Aguilar M, Gallegos-Orozco JF, Garcia H, Aguirre J, Macias-Rodriguez RU, Torre-Delgadillo A (2013). Pulmonary vascular complications in portal hypertension and liver disease: a concise review. [Review]. Rev Gastroenterol Mex, 78(1), 35-44.
  4. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Foxx-Orenstein AE, Sterler SM, Stoa JM (2012). Chronic constipation in the elderly. [Review]. Am J Gastroenterol, 107(1), 18-25; quiz 26.

Book Chapter

  1. Garca Senz de Sicilia M, Gallegos-Orozco JF (2016). Tratamiento actual de la hepatitis crónica por virus de la hepatitis C [Current treatment of chronic hepatitis C]. In Uscanga L. (Ed.), 70 años de Gastroenterología en el Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán: Los Grandes Temas del Departamento (pp. 119-124). Mexico City, Mexico: Permanyer Mexico.
  2. Unzueta Santos A, Gallegos-Orozco JF (2016). Fibrosis hepática: nuevas alternativas terapéuticas. [Liver fibrosis: new therapeutic options]. In Uscanga L (Ed.), 70 años de Gastroenterología en el Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán: Los Grandes Temas del Departamento (pp. 13-18). Mexico City, Mexico: Permanyer Mexico.
  3. Doycheva I, Gallegos-Orozco JF (2016). Acute viral hepatitis: hepatitis A, hepatitis E and other viruses. In Talley NJ, DeVault KR, Wallace MB, Aqel B, Lindor KD (Eds.), Practical Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review Toolkit (2nd Edition, pp. 465-72). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
  4. Gallegos-Orozco JF (2015). Tratamiento actual del enfermo con hepatitis crónica por hepatitis C: un ejemplo de medicina traslacional [Current treatment of chronic hepatitis C: an example of translational medicine]. In Torre A, Uscanga-Domínguez LF (Eds.), Medicina individualizada: de la evidencia a la práctica clínica (pp. 43-49). Mexico City, Mexico: Permanyer Mexico.
  5. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Campsen J (01/01/2015). Liver transplant-related malignancies. In Busuttil W, Klintmalm GB (Eds.), Transplantation of the Liver (3rd Edition, pp. 1191-1209). Saunders.
  6. Pham T, Gallegos-Orozco JF (01/01/2014). New treatments for chronic hepatitis C. In Uscanga-Domínguez LF, Yamamoto-Furusho JK (Eds.), Gastroenterología Translacional. La investigación básica al servicio de la práctica clínica. Barcelona: Permanyer Publications.
  7. Porres-Aguilar M, Gallegos-Orozco JF (2013). Pulmonary complications in liver cirrhosis. In Gonzalez-Huezo MS, Sanchez-Avila JF (Eds.), Hepatología: de la ciencia básica a la aplicación clínica (pp. 153-7). Mexico City: ZarPra Ediciones.
  8. Hatch J, Gallegos-Orozco JF (2013). Preoperative evaluation of patients with cirrhosis. In Gonzalez-Huezo MS, Sanchez-Avila JF (Eds.), Hepatología: de la ciencia básica a la aplicación clínica (pp. 107-12). Mexico City: ZarPra Ediciones.
  9. 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. 389-98). New York: McGraw-Hill Medical.
  10. Costilla VC, Gallegos-Orozco JF (2012). Terapias biológicas en el hepatocarcinoma. In Torre-Delgadillo A, Kershenobich D (Eds.), Tópicos Innovadores en Hepatología (1st Edition, pp. 373-88). Mexico City: ZarPra Ediciones.
  11. Unzueta A, Gallegos-Orozco JF (2012). Esteatohepatitis no alcohólica, ¿Cuál es el mejor método diagnóstico? In Torre-Delgadillo A, Kershenobich D (Eds.), Tópicos Innovadores en Hepatología (1st Edition, pp. 265-74). Mexico City: ZarPra Ediciones.

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), 43-6.
  2. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Gurudu SR, Orenstein R (2012). First successful colonoscopic fecal transplant for severe acute Clostridium difficile pseudomembranous colitis. Rev Gastroenterol Mex.

Abstract

  1. Parbhu SK, Haseeb A, Gallegos-Orozco JF (01/15/2015). Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) therapy in acute cytomegalovirus (CMV) hepatitis associated cholestasis. Accepted for presentation at the 80th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenteorlogy in Honolulu, Hawaii [Abstract].
  2. Unzueta A, Moreira RK, De Petris G, Smith ML, Chang Y-H H, Cheng M-R, Eyshou A, Gallegos-Orozco JF, Aqel B, Vargas HE (11/07/14). Validation of the hepatitis aggressiveness score in a liver transplant population with recurrent hepatitis C. 65th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases in Boston, MA [Abstract]. hepatology, (Supp 60), 535A.
  3. Haseeb A, Gallegos-Orozco JF (11/07/14). Hepatic encephalopathy, a preventable readmission: implementation of quality indicators at a tertiary care center. 65th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases in Boston, MA [Abstract]. Hepatology, (Supp 60), 397A.
  4. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Silva AM, Chang Y-H, Batheja MJ, Hansen KL, Lam-Himlin D, De Petris G, Carey EJ, Aqel BA, Byrne TJ, Douglas DD, Mulligan DC, Silva A, Vargas HE (2012). Magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) can discriminate normal vs. abnormal liver biopsy in candidates for live liver donation. Young Investigator Award Winner. Presented at the International Liver Transplantation Society 17th Annual International Congress. San Francisco, CA [Abstract]. Liver Transpl, 18(Suppl 1), S111.
  5. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Chervenak AE, Carey EJ, Bashar A, Byrne TJ, Hartel LA, Rakela J, Vargas HE (2012). Liver transplant center focused experience with peginterferon alfa-2ª, ribavirin and telaprevir therapy in patients with genotype 1 hepatitis C cirrhosis. Presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases in Boston, MA, [Abstract]. Hepatology, 56(Suppl), 218A-219A.
  6. Chervenak AE, Bashar A, Byrne TJ, Carey EJ, Rakela J, Hartel LA, Gallegos-Orozco JF, Sapola AM, Vargas HE (2012). Treatment of HCV in the DAA era: the impact of a multidisciplinary team. Presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases in Boston, MA [Abstract]. Hepatology, 56(Suppl), 228A.
  7. Gallegos-Orozco JF, Silva AM, Chang Y-H, Batheja MJ, Hansen KL, Lam-Himlin D, De Petris G, Carey EJ, Aqel BA, Byrne TJ, Douglas DD, Mulligan DC, Rakela J, Silva A, Vargas HE (2012). Magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) can discriminate normal vs. abnormal liver biopsy in candidates for live liver donation. Presented at the International Liver Congress in Barcelona, Spain [Abstract]. J Hepatol, (56), S96.
  8. Abduljawad B, Hatch J, Lynch KM, Stevens K, Thomason IR, Box TD, Gallegos-Orozco JF (In Press). Real world experience with interferon-free direct acting antivirals in the treatment of patients with chronic hepatitis C. Accepted for presentation during DDW in San Diego, California, USA, May 2016 [Abstract].

Global Impact

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Fellowship Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Gastroenterology
Fellow Mexico
Residency Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Internal Medicine
Resident Mexico
Professional Medical Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Medicine with Honors, (Suma cum Laude equivalent)
M.D. Mexico

Career

Institution Description Country
Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán Staff Physician, Gastroenterology Department Mexico

Clinical Trials

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