Our surgical teams have performed surgical procedures from the most advanced surgical treatments for colon cancer to same-day laparoscopic surgeries

Meet Our General Surgeons

Carlos A. Floresguerra, MD

Dr. Floresguerra went to medical school at the Universidad del Salvador in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His medical training includes a rotating internship at the Hospital Quilmes, Universidad del Salvador Medical School in Buenos Aires, Argentina; internship at the Central Medical Center in Pichincha Province, Quito, Ecuador; Medical Center Director at the Rural Medical Center in Ilalo, Ecuador; transitional resident in medicine at the Central Medical Center Pichincha Province, Quito, Ecuador


Dr. Floresguerra completed his general surgery residency and then his trauma and critical care fellowship at the ETSU / QCOM / Department of Surgery.

He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Jon W. Jones, MD

Dr. Jones went to the University of Georgia for undergraduate and the Medical College of Georgia for his M.D. degree graduating in 1986.  He did a residency in General Surgery at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, AL and completed a Fellowship in Transplantation Surgery at the University of Minnesota in 1993.  He then practiced General and Transplant Surgery at the University of Louisville, Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, Johnson City Medical Center, and Rutgers University before moving to Alexander City Alabama to practice Rural General Surgery in 2013. Dr. Jones returned to the Department of Surgery at ETSU in November 2017.


Dr. Jones practices a broad spectrum of general surgery with special interests in dialysis access for renal failure, hernia, breast, and hepatobiliary surgery. He is trained in open, laparoscopic, and robotic surgical techniques for complex abdominal surgery. Dr. Jones also has an interest in resident and medical student education and in clinical surgical research.


Dr. Jones is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery

Joseph Lee, MD

Dr. Lee went to medical school at the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his first three years of general surgery residency with the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His last years of general surgery residency were completed at theDrexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He obtained a clinical fellowship in transplantation surgery and hepatobiliary surgery at Cedars-Sanai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.

Special Interests
Dr. Lee's practice is the surgical treatment of benign and malignant liver, bile duct and pancreatic diseases. He also performs both laparoscopic and open liver and pancreatic procedures. He supervises hepatic arterial chemoembolization (special therapy for hepatocellular and metastatic liver cancers) His special emphasis and training focuses on pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.

He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery.

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