Integrated Interventional Radiology Resident

Francisco Gortes, MD


Where I grew up... Miami, Florida

Undergraduate... University of Miami

Medical School... University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Internship... Saint Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, Transitional Year

Professional Interests…

Current Research…

Personal Interest/Hobbies... working out, science fiction, videogaming, biking, kayaking

Favorite thing about St. Louis... Forest Park, zoo, museums, great restaurants, and affordability

Favorite Website... youtube.com

I bet you didn't know that... I've completed all P90X and Insanity fitness videos 

Jobs I've held outside of radiology/medicine... Epic consultant, editor for Firecracker, tutor during undergrad

Married? Kids? Pets?

Favorite Quote... I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannh√§user Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain.

What attracted you to radiology... The intellectual stimulation, cutting edge technology, and the opportunity to be at the forefront of medical innovation

Why I chose MIR for my training... The best training in the country in a collegial environment with brilliant yet down-to-earth people