Dr. DeJesus is a graduate from the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine training and Infectious Disease fellowship at the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and is board certified in Infectious Diseases. He has been a Fellow of the American College of Physicians since 1996.
Dr. DeJesus is the Medical Director for the Orlando Immunology Center in downtown-Orlando and maintains a secondary office with Infectious Disease Consultants (IDC) in Altamonte Springs, Florida.
Since 1993, Dr. DeJesus has devoted most of his time caring for HIV and hepatitis infected patients. He is the Principal Investigator for the OIC Research Facility, where he oversees the conduction of several phase I-IV clinical trials. In this capacity, he has presented several study results in major international conferences such as AIDS World Conference, International AIDS Society Conference, Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy and The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections.
Dr. DeJesus has remained highly active in the Florida HIV Hispanic Community where he has implemented and supported educational, preventative, and research programs. He has participated as a guest speaker for community programs, medical forums and as part of theHIV and ID training of physicians in medical centers around the country. Dr. DeJesus serves as a consultant to many pharmaceutical companies including: Glaxo-SmithKline, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, Vertex, Gilead Science and Tibotec.