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Dr. Carlos A. Pellegrini Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Pellegrini has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the medical education industry

Dr. Carlos A. Pellegrini is especially proud of educating the next generation of surgeons and providing unwaveringly compassionate care for his patients.

    BELLEVUE, WA, August 16, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Dr. Carlos Pellegrini with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Pellegrini celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

An acclaimed physician and an educator with decades of excellence in his chosen field, Dr. Pellegrini excels as a healthcare coach and a consultant. Previously, he worked as the chief medical officer of UW Medicine and the vice president of medical affairs for the University of Washington between 2015 until 2018. Earlier, Dr. Pellegrini served as a Henry N. Harkins professor and the chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University of Washington between 1993 and 2015.

From 1975 until 1992, Dr. Pellegrini held a number of roles at the University of California San Francisco and the University of Chicago, including as a resident and a fellow of surgery, an assistant professor, an associate professor and a professor. His inaugural roles in the field were those of a surgical intern and a resident of Rosario University Hospital. Throughout his professional journey, he has gained valuable expertise with the Harborview Medical Center and the University of California San Francisco. Though Dr. Pellegrini's career has been suffused with highlights, he is especially proud of educating the next generation of surgeons and providing unwaveringly compassionate care for his patients.

In 1971, Dr. Pellegrini earned a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Rosario Medical School. In order to remain aware of changes in the field, he affiliates himself with the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the American Surgical Association, the Pan Pacific Surgical Association, the James IV Association of Surgeons, and many more. In civic affairs, Dr. Pellegrini likewise contributes his time and resources to the American College of Surgeons, for which he served as the president from 2013 until 2014.

Dr. Pellegrini has been honored for his professional accomplishments with two features of Who's Who in the West. In 1997, he married his wife, Kelly, Hi is the proud father of two children, through whom he has four grandchildren. Dr. Pellegrini holds an abiding passion for aviation, a pastime he indulges in whenever his busy schedules can allow.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Carlos Pellegrini has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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