Dr. Jose G. Trevino is an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Trevino’s clinical focus is on liver, bile, duct and pancreas surgery. His research emphasis is on the biology of pancreatic cancer, tumor signaling and chemoresistance. Dr. Trevino has discovered a connection between nicotine exposure and pancreatic cancer. This discovery, along with other research projects in which Dr. Trevino is involved, may lead to new pancreatic cancer treatment strategies. Dr. Trevino received his BS in Biochemistry from the University of Illinois. He earned his MD at the Chicago College of Medicine. Dr. Trevino’s internship and residencies in surgery were also completed at the University of Illinois. Dr. Trevino completed three separate fellowships in Cancer Biology (MD Anderson Cancer Center), Surgical Oncology (Moffitt Cancer Center) and Tumor Biology (Moffitt Cancer Center). Dr. Trevino is board-certified in General Surgery.