Luis Quiñones, MD
As a general surgeon, Luis Quiñones, MD, provides open and minimally invasive procedures for conditions affecting a wide variety of systems, including the colon, gallbladder, stomach, breast, appendix, thyroid and parathyroid glands, and other organs.
Dr. Quiñones earned his bachelor’s degree in science and engineering from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. He completed additional premedical education at California State University, San Francisco, before earning his medical degree from University of California at Davis School of Medicine in Sacramento. He went on to complete his general surgery internship at UC Davis School of Medicine and then came to Atlanta to complete his general surgery residency at Morehouse University School of Medicine.
During his academic career he has earned numerous honors, including the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanities and Excellence in Teaching Award at Morehouse, the MacKenzie Foundation Medical Scholarship at UC Davis, and the Swarthmore Scholars Award at Swarthmore College.
Dr. Quiñones is co-author of two research papers – “Colostomy creation for fecal diversion: Single incision laparoscopic approach versus open” and “Religion, spirituality, social support and perceived stress in pregnant and postpartum Hispanic women.” He is fluent in English and Spanish and proficient in French. He enjoys singing, horseback riding, boating and fishing with family & friends.