Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Patient-focused physician specializing in General Surgery , providing high quality, personal levels of healthcare to patients using robotic, laparoscopic surgical procedures on all ages. Community mindedness coupled with recognized medical skills resulting in nearly 30 years of successful practice and contributed to OLBH being rated #1 in General Surgery in Kentucky by American Hospital Quality Outcomes' Healthgrades Report to the Nation. Warm, caring approach to patients and persistence in finding best treatment options available propels his helping patients' to understand those options. Collaborates with other specialists or physicians as appropriate to promote the best comprehensive care for the patient.

  • Robotic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Acute and Chronic Wound Care
  • Debridement
  • Treatment Planning
  • Cholecystectomies (gall bladder)
  • Colectomies (colon resections)
  • Liver and Hernia Repair
  • Traditional mastectomies (breast)
  • Appendectomies
  • Limb Amputations
  • Bone Resections
  • Lump Removals
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Pre- and post-surgical care
  • Culturally-competent care
  • Clinical instruction
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Collaborative
  • Student evaluations
  • Precepting
Work History
06/1991 to Current
General Surgeon Peace Health Cottage Grove, OR,
  • Experienced in da Vinci Robotic surgeries performing one of the highest number in the Tri-State.
  • Perform Laparoscopic surgeries of the colon, gall bladder and more
    Thoroughly assessed patients to identify medical condition and level of surgical risk.
  • Communicated with patients during consultative appointments to explain treatment plan and educate on upcoming procedures.
  • Collaborated with other medical professionals accordingly.
  • Designed treatment plans for patients of all ages.
  • Educated patients on recovery methods and times.
  • Performed emergency surgeries as well as Same Day Surgeries.
  • Supervised trainees, medical students and residents to help each achieve proficiency in field.
  • Reacted quickly in emergency situations, remaining levelheaded to make effective and accurate decisions for best patient care.
  • Reviewed patient charts and medical histories to create plans for care, educating patients and asking for input to maintain comfort and health.
  • Checked instruments and patient vitals before beginning surgeries to promote better outcomes in the OR.
  • Informed patients of risks prior to procedures, assisting families and patients in making educated, well-informed decisions for personal care.
  • Stayed up-to-date in changing medical science to provide top-notch care with modern, high-quality tools and procedures.
  • Improved quality and served on the Quality Improvement Committee
  • Served on Board of Directors for multiple terms.
  • Serve as Preceptor for West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and University of Pikeville, Kentucky College of Medicine for many students.
06/2010 to Current
Wound Care Director Children's Healthcare Of Atlanta Alpharetta, GA,
  • Collaborated with healthcare team to implement interventions for wound healing and skin breakdown prevention.
  • Instructed patients and caregivers on how to clean and dress wounds and how to prevent infections.
  • Perform Wound Debridement, treat infections accordingly.
  • Provided Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for serious infections, bubbles of air in blood vessels, and wounds that won't heal as a result of diabetes or radiation injury, etc.
06/2006 to 06/2010
Chief of Surgery Our Lady Of Bellefonte Hospital City, STATE,
  • Cultivated and nurtured relationships with surgeons while monitoring surgical quality and intervening as dictated by hospital bylaws.
  • Helped to make sure on call schedules were maintained and balanced.
  • Assisted in monitoring Operating Room utilization, supply management, and overall flow.
Expected in
Residency: General Surgery
Prince George's County Hospital Center - Cheverly, Maryland,
  • Shock Trauma Advanced Treatment Team member
  • Provided care and emergency surgical procedures in urban and high pressured setting.
Expected in 05/1986
M.D.: College of Medicine
Howard University - Washington, DC,
  • Assistant to Renowned Dr. LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr; Chief of Surgery at Howard University. Appointed by President George W. Bush as chairman of the President's Cancer Panel.
  • Extern at St. Francis Hospital Family Practice Residency Program in Wilmington, DE. Provided care to patients admitted to family practice service providers. Participated in diagnostic procedures in the department of Cardiology, Radiology, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine.
Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Biology
Purdue University - West Lafayette, IN
  • Orthopedic Technician at Lafayette Home Hospital in Indiana. Devised, assembled and maintained orthopedic traction devices for in-patients. Applied casts and soft goods on patients. Assisted in the Operating Room in orthopedic surgical procedures.
  • Emergency Medical Technician, Tippecanoe County Emergency Ambulance Service, Lafayette, IN. Provided emergency assessment and care to the acutely ill patients.

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