Jurandir DeMenezes, PA-C

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Jurandir DeMenezes, PA-C

Personal Biography:

Jurandir DeMenezes earned a master’s degree in physician assistant studies from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. While in D.C., he completed clinical work in cardiothoracic surgery at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He holds a bachelor’s degree in medical microbiology and immunology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Prior to joining Samaritan, Jurandir worked as a cardiothoracic surgical physician assistant in Washington state, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Before becoming a physician assistant, Jurandir worked as a photographer, editor, soundman and technical director for a variety of television news stations and the United States Senate.

Medical Education and Training:

Bachelor's degree: University of Wisconsin, Madison
Master's degree: George Washington University



  • General Surgery
    General surgery is a surgical specialty that requires knowledge of and familiarity with a broad spectrum of diseases that may require surgical treatment. Procedures frequently performed by general surgeons include, but are not limited to, abdominal organ surgery, breast surgery, colonoscopy, hernia repair and removal of the gall bladder.
  • Vascular Surgery
    Vascular surgery is a specialty that offers both surgical and minimally invasive treatment of problems associated with the blood vessels in the body. Vascular disease may include any condition that disrupts the effectiveness of the circulatory system.