Jorge Saucedo MD, MBA is the current Division Head of Cardiology at Evanston Hospital, the flagship of NorthShore University HealthSytem. He is an interventional cardiologist.
Dr. Saucedo attended the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico where he received his medical doctorate and concluded his basic medical training at the age of 22. He completed his Internal Medicine training at the National Institute of Nutrition, the best hospital in Mexico and one of the top hospitals in Latin America followed by a fellowship in Cardiology at the National Institute of Cardiology. Dr. Saucedo went on to complete fellowships in interventional cardiology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and the Washington Hospital Center in Washington DC. After completing his training he became Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). He served as director of the cardiac catheterization laboratory both at UAMS and at the John L. McClellan VA Memorial Hospital. Dr. Saucedo received his MBA from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Business. From 2002 until 2013 Dr. Saucedo held numerous positions at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center including Professor of Medicine, Vice-Chief of Clinical Affairs at the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories. In June of 2013 he became Head of the Division of Cardiology and Co-Director of the Cardiovascular Institute at the NorthShore University HealthSystem. Recently he was granted with the Allstate Foundation Judson B Branch Chair of Cardiology and he became Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine.
Dr. Saucedo has a strong interest in research, especially pertaining to interventional cardiology, antiplatelet, and antithrombotic therapy. He has authored or co-authored over 100 articles with regard to myocardial infarction, interventional cardiology procedures, and antiplatelet and antithrombotic therapy.
Dr. Saucedo is a member or multiple organizations including the Board of Directors of the American Heart Association in Chicago and The Midwest Affiliate Board.