Jacquelyn V. Daneshforouz is a certified Physician Assistant with extensive experience in critical care and gastroenterology. Jacquelyn earned her bachelor’s degree from Dominican University in 2010, and her Masters of Science in Health Sciences and Physician’s Assistant Certificate from the University of Maryland in 2016.
Jacquelyn began her career with the University of Maryland Intensive Care Trauma Unit located at Prince George’s Hospital Center, where Jacquelyn provided medical care to underserved communities. Her desire to understand the complexities of the digestive system sparked a transition to gastroenterology, where she has treated patients with hepatitis, screening colonoscopy, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Barrett’s Esophagus, swallowing disorders, and irritable bowel syndrome, chronic diarrhea and chronic constipation.
Jacquelyn is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Academy of Physician Assistants. As the child of immigrants and the first in her family to receive a college degree, Jacquelyn understands the difficulty many people living in underserved communities face when trying to find quality health care. Jacquelyn is a passionate advocate for better access to quality healthcare and education in all communities.
Jacquelyn is fluent in Spanish.