Jorge Eduardo Cortes, MD

Professor of Medicine and Deputy Chair
Chief of the CML Section
Department of Leukemia
The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Dr. Jorge Cortes received his medical degree from Faculty of Medicine of the National Autonomous University of Mexico along with postgraduate training at The National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán. He also completed a hematology fellowship at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and a hematology/oncology fellowship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Cortes is professor of medicine and deputy chair, and is also the chief of the CML Section in the Department of Leukemia at The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Dr. Cortes has authored hundreds of peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, book chapters, and medical publications. He is editor-in-chief of Clinical Leukemia, and Current Malignant Hematology Reports, and is on the editorial board of Clinical Cancer Research, Leukemia, and Journal of Clinical Oncology. In addition, Dr. Cortes serves on the Board of Directors for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. His clinical interests focus on new drug development and the management of patients with acute and chronic leukemia.

Last modified: September 17, 2018