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Jorge Granja, MD

Jorge Granja, MD

General Surgeon, Trauma Surgeon
Specialties and Services
Critical Care, General Surgery
Languages I Speak
English, Spanish
My Care Philosophy
I believe that modern health care delivery has eroded the patient-physician relationship. Both parties have contributed; physicians by forgetting their obligation as patient advocate and the patient by allowing the first opinion often to be the final opinion. Our choices are not that limited and I routinely encourage second opinions on all important health care decisions. My care philosophy is to advocate as a physician and surgeon for the patient as a whole, not just the disease process. By gaining your confidence and trust we can then make the best possible decision for the patient and family; both surgical and non-surgical options have equal bearing on that decision. It is my hope that my manner and experience will best suit your comprehensive medical needs.
Medical School
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
Other Education
Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery
Leadership Roles and Memberships
  • Director of Comprehensive Hernia Care Center
  • Medical Director, Perioperative Services, University of Minnesota Medical Center, West Bank
  • Former Chief of Surgery, Fairview Riverside Hospital
  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2016-2018)