Jose G. Christiano Neto, M.D.

Jose G. Christiano Neto, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-1000

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  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

Jose Guilherme Christiano, M.D. is a Board-certified plastic surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center.
Dr. Christiano received his medical degree from Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas da Santa Casa de Sao Paulo in Brazil. Following graduation, he served in the Brazilian Army as a flight surgeon. He then returned to Santa Casa and completed his residency in general surgery, as well as a fellowship in medical and surgical critical care.
Upon coming to the United States, Dr. Christiano joined the University of Connecticut as an intern in general surgery.

He transferred to the University of Tennessee at Knoxville after his internship, where he completed general surgery training and a fellowship in trauma and surgical critical care. Dr. Christiano then moved to Baltimore for a plastic surgery residency at the Johns Hopkins University/University of Maryland program.
Dr. Christiano has been the recipient of numerous awards including the Scott B. Frame, M.D. Memorial Trauma Scholarship, the Howard C. Filston Administrative Chief Resident Award and the Hiram Crutchfield Resident Teaching Award, among others.
In addition to being a member of several professional medical organizations, Dr. Christiano has presented his work at meetings throughout the United States. He has been involved in several research studies, with professional interests including microsurgery, breast reconstruction, reconstruction after cancer and trauma, and abdominal wall reconstruction.
Dr. Christiano speaks English and Portuguese. He enjoys his time away from the hospital with his wife and son. Together, they ski, bike, swim, play soccer and watch movies.

Awards & Honors (National)

Resident Trauma Paper Competition - National Finalist | American College of Surgeons - Committee on Trauma 2006

Awards & Honors (Local)

Howard C. Filston Administrative Chief Resident Award | Univ. of TN Graduate School of Medicine 2008
Hiram Crutchfield Resident Teaching Award | Univ. of TN Graduate School of Medicine 2008
Scott B. Frame, MD Memorial Trauma Scholarship | Univ. of TN Graduate School of Medicine 2006
Scott B. Frame, MD Memorial Trauma Scholarship | Univ. of TN Graduate School of Medicine 2005
University of Tennessee Resident Research Day Research Award | Univ. of TN Graduate School of Medicine 2005
Resident Trauma Paper Competition (ACS TN Chapter) - Winner | American College of Surgeons - Committee on Trauma 2005
Resident Trauma Paper Competition (ACS COT Region 4) - Winner | American College of Surgeons - Committee on Trauma 2005
ACS Resident Award for Exemplary Teaching - Nominee by Univ. of TN Graduate School of Medicine | American College of Surgeons 2005

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Surgery, Plastic Surgery (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Plastic Surgery - American Board of Plastic Surgery
Surgical Critical Care - American Board of Surgery
Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Education

MD; | Medicine | Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas da Santa Casa de Sao Paulo1997

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Plastic Surgery at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine07/01/2008 - 6/30/2010
Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at University of Tennessee, Knoxville07/01/2005 - 06/30/2008
Residency in General Surgery at University of Tennessee, Knoxville07/01/2003 - 06/30/2005
Internship in General Surgery at University of Connecticut Health Center07/01/2002 - 06/30/2003
Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas da Santa Casa de Sao Paulo07/01/2000 - 06/30/2002
Residency in General Surgery at Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas da Santa Casa de Sao Paulo07/01/1999 - 06/30/2000