Title: Medical Director
Company: Corizon Health
Location: Melbourne, Florida, United States
Jorge Gilete-Sosa, Medical Director at Corizon Health, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in healthcare in correctional facilities.
Following coursework in Coursework in biology from 1993 to 1996 at Metropolitan University in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dr. Gilete-Sosa earned a Medical Doctor in 2000 from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Mexico.
Since 2012, Dr. Gilete-Sosa has found much success as medical director of Corizon Health, a privately held prison healthcare contractor provides healthcare and pharmacy services to 139 state prisons, municipal jails, and other facilities serving over 115,000 inmates, offering dental, mental health, optometry services, and substance abuse treatment. Previously, Dr. Gilete-Sosa served as medical director of the Florida Department of Health in Bradford and Union Counties for four years and with the Florida Department of Corrections from 2005 to 2008. He began his career serving the Emergency Department as a general physician since 2002 at San Pablo Hospital-Bayamon. At the same time, he worked as a palliative care physician at Saint Lucas Hospital Services, Inc. in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Dr. Gilete-Sosa was the recipient of an Outstanding Performance Recognition Award as Health Promoter at Underprivileged Communities in 1997 from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara. His professional memberships include Correctional Healthcare Practitioners and the American Academy of HIV Specialists.
Dr. Gilete-Sosa attributes his success to hard work, dedication, and the desire to care for the underprivileged community, citing his work with such communities as his career highlight. In coming years, he intends to maintain and improve his consistent level of care and will continue serving the underprivileged, whether in the same company or somewhere else.
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