About Us

Guy E. Reyes, Jr. MD

Foot & Ankle Surgeon with The CORE Institute

largeReyesGuy E. Reyes, Jr., MD is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle reconstruction.

Dr. Reyes received his fellowship training in foot and ankle surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin, and completed his residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center’s Department of Orthopedics (UTHSCSA) in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Reyes obtained his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. While in Chicago, he was actively involved in the community health fairs, providing health screenings and education for diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol with Hispanocare Inc. He was the class of 2006 Historian, and was awarded the Illinois General Assembly Scholarship Award, as well as the Illinois Hispanic Scholarship Award for his dedication to his academics and outstanding involvement in the community. Dr. Reyes received his bachelor’s degree in from the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, graduating summa cum laude.

Dr. Reyes is fluent in all aspects of the Spanish language and is an active member of multiple medical organizations. Throughout his training, Dr. Reyes has been honored with several awards and educational achievements, and continues to play an active role in researching, publishing and lecturing in the field of orthopedics.

Research & Experience

Areas of Specialty
Foot and Ankle Surgery

Education
Medial School
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine (UIC-COM)
M.D, May 2006
2002-2006

College / University
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico
B.S in General Science with a Minor in Biology, May 2002
Summa Cum Laude
1998-2002

Educational Achievements
USMLE Step 1 Score: 235
USMLE Step 2 Score: 238
USMLE Step 3 Passed 11/2010
Mayo Clinic Summer Clinical Preceptorship Program, Rochester MN, June 2003
President of La Raza Medical Student Association of Illinois, April 2003-2004

Employment Experience
Fellow, Dept. of  Foot and Ankle Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Beginning August 2011
Resident Physician, UTHSCSA, Department of Orthopedics, July 2006-present
Teaching Assistant, UIC-COM, Urban Health Program, 2003-2006
Histology and Neuroanatomy

Research
Percutaneous Plate Fixation of Proximal Humerus Fractures, 2006-present

Volunteer Work
Hispanocare Inc., March 2003-May 2006
Community Health Fair screening and education for Diabetes, Hypertension, and High Cholesterol
UIC-COM Class of 2006 Historian, August 2003-May 2006
Community Health Student Run Free Clinic, Spanish Interpreter, 9/2003-2004

Honors and Awards
Illinois General Assembly Scholarship Award: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Hispanocare Inc. Scholarship Award: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Illinois Hispanic Scholarship Fund Award: 2002, 2003

Languages
Spanish fluency in speaking, reading, and writing