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Jose L. Rios, M.D.

Office Addresses:

Pinnacle Dermatology, S.C.
1124 Essington Road, Suite 280
Joliet, Illinois 60435
Phone: (815) 744-8554
Fax: (815) 744-3969

20646 South LaGrange Road, Suite 104
Frankfort, Illinois 60423

595 William R Latham Senior Dr
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

Hospital Appointments:

2005- Present Hinsdale Hospital
Hinsdale, Illinois
2005- Present Elmhurst Outpatient Surgery Center
Elmhurst, Illinois
2004-Present Silver Cross Hospital
Joliet, Illinois
2004-Present Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center
Joliet, Illinois

Education:

1993-1997 New York University School of Medicine
New York, New York
Doctor of Medicine with Honors
1989-1993 Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey
A. B. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Postgraduate Training:

2002-2004 Fellow in Plastic Surgery
Department of Plastic Surgery
The University of Texas
Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Dallas, Texas
1997-2002 Resident in General Surgery
Department of Surgery
The University of Texas
Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Dallas, Texas

Awards:

2004 Best Resident Teacher Award
Department of Plastic Surgery
The University of Texas
Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Dallas, Texas
2004 Best Resident Research Award
Department of Plastic Surgery
The University of Texas
Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Dallas, Texas
2004 Best Aesthetic Research Presentation
Senior Residents Conference
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2003 Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Grant
Deep Vein Thrombosis in Plastic Surgery
Patients
1997 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
1994 Dr. Ira W. Gold Scholarship of Emergency Medicine
1995, 1996 The United Methodist Church Academic Scholarship
1993 Sigma Xi Research Honor Society
1993 Charles B. Cannon Memorial Prize,
Princeton Senior Symposium Winner
1991 National Collegiate Academic Honor Award
1990 Princeton Varsity Baseball Letter

Licensure:

2003 State of Illinois, #036-109103
2000 State of Texas, #K9647 (expired)

Certification:

2005 American Board of Plastic Surgery, #6964
(Recertification completed 2013, valid through 2025)
2003-2013 American Board of Surgery, #047883
1997 Advanced Trauma Life Support
1997 Advanced Cardiac Life Support
1997 Basic Life Support

Professional Societies:

American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Member
Parkland Surgical Society, Member
Sigma Xi Research Honor Society, Member

Research:

2003 Outcome Analysis of Patients Undergoing
Liposuction
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
2003 Clinical Efficacy of Triple Antibiotic Breast
Irrigation
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
2003 Effectiveness of Triple Antibiotic Breast
Irrigation in Sterilizing Implant Pockets
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
2003 Prospective Evaluation of Deep Vein
Thrombosis in Cosmetic Plastic
Surgery Patients
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
2002 Mechanisms of Capsular Contracture in
a Rabbit Model
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
1994 Compliance among HIV positive individuals
presenting to a public emergency room.
Bellevue Hospital, New York University
School of Medicine
New York, New York
1994 Incidence of tuberculosis sensitization in a
population unaware of TB status.
Bellevue Hospital, New York University
School of Medicine
New York, New York
1992-1993 Effects of Diet on Intestinal Enzyme Modulation in Sturnus vulgaris
Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey
1991 Donor Cardiectomy for Other Transplant Centers.
Jackson Memorial Hospital, Division of
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Miami, Florida

Publications:

Adams WP, Rios JL, Smith SJ (2006). Enhancing patient outcomes in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery using triple antibiotic irrigation: 6 year prospective Clinical study. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 117(1): 30-36.

Rohrich RJ, Rios JL, Gutowski K, Smith P (2003). Cervical rejuvenation revisited: an algorithmic approach. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Accepted for publication.

Rohrich RJ, Rios JL, Fagien S (2003). Cosmetic Viewpoint: Role of new fillers in facial rejuvenation: a cautious outlook. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 112(7): 1899-1902.

Rios JL, Pollock T, Adams WP (2003). Progressive tension sutures to prevent donor site seromas after latissimus dorsi harvest. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 112(7): 1779-1783.

Rohrich RJ, Rios JL (2003). Discussion: Endoscopic endonasal reduction for blowout fractures of the medial orbital wall. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 112(5): 1238.

Rohrich RJ, Rios JL (2003). Cosmetic Viewpoint: Venous thromboembolism in cosmetic plastic surgery: maximizing patient safety. Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 112(3): 871-872.

Rohrich RJ, Rios JL (2003). Cosmetic Viewpoint: The role of prophylactic antibiotics in plastic surgery: who are we treating? Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 112(2): 617-618.

Martínez del Rio, C., Brugger K, Witmer M, Rios JL, and Vergara E. (1995). An experimental and comparative study of dietary modulation of intestinal enzymes in European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Physiological Zoology 68: 490-511.

Horowitz MD, Rios JL, McGowan RW, Novak S, Bolooki H (1991). Donor cardiectomy for other transplant centers. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation. 11(1):683-684.

Presentations:

Rios JL (2005). Introduction to Cosmetic Surgery. Maggie's Place Evening of Beauty Seminar (4/19/05).

Rios JL (2004). Concepts in Breast Reconstruction. Silver Cross Hospital. Breast Reconstruction Seminar (10/20/04).

Rios JL (2004). Body Contouring for the massive weight loss patient. Silver Cross Hospital Bariatric Support Group (8/31/04).

Rios JL, Adams WP (2003). Triple antibiotic breast irrigation: 6 year clinical outcomes. Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Rios JL, Pollock T, Adams WP (2002). Progressive Tension Sutures Prevent Seroma After Latissimus Dorsi Harvest. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Department of Surgery Research Forum.

Rios JL (2002). Concepts in Breast Reconstruction. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, General Surgery Grand Rounds (1/16/02).

Rios JL (2001). Buerger's Disease. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds (9/5/01).

Rios JL (2001). Ventilator Associated Pneumonias. St. Paul Medical Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Surgical Grand Rounds.

Rios JL (1993). Aminopeptidase-A acclimation in European Starlings Sturnus Vulgaris fed diets with contrasting protein contents. Princeton University, Senior Symposium.

Rios JL, Horowitz MD, McGowan RW, Novak S, Bolooki H (1991). Donor Cardiectomy for other transplant centers. University of Miami, Undergraduate Research Program.

Activities & Hobbies:

SCUBA diving, skiing, weightlifting, eating, and movies.

Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish

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Our Locations

Our multi-center practice offers the highest quality of care in our convenient locations throughout the southwest suburbs of Chicago.

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1Joliet Pinnacle Dermatology
1124 Essington Road
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 744-8554
Monday–Thursday:
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
2Lombard Pinnacle Dermatology
2500 S Highland Ave #320
Lombard, IL 60148
(815) 744-8554
Monday–Thursday:
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
3Bourbonnais Pinnacle Dermatology
595 William R Latham Senior Dr
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 (815) 744-8554

Monday–Thursday:
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
4Frankfort Pinnacle Dermatology
20646 Abbey Woods Court North #104
Frankfort, IL 60423 (815) 744-8554

Monday–Thursday:
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
5Ottawa Pinnacle Dermatology
123 W Michigan St.
Ottawa, IL 61350 (815) 744-8554

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday:
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
Tuesday: Closed

6Valparaiso Pinnacle Dermatology
3501 Enterprise Ave
Valparaiso, IN 46383 (219) 242-8415

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: Closed