E. Forrest Jessee, Jr., M.D.
1401 Johnston Willis Drive, Suite 1200
Richmond, Virginia 23235
(804)323-1401

EDUCATION:
 
  1967 The Collegiate Schools, Richmond, Virginia
 
  1968 – 1971 Hampden-Sydney College, Farmville, Virginia: B.S. Degree
Freshman Football
Varsity Track (Captain)
Theta Chi Social Fraternity (President)
Union Philanthropic Literary Society (President)
Phi Beta Kappa
Omicron Delta Kappa
Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities
Chi Beta Phi Honorary Scientific Fraternity
Eta Sigma Phi Honorary Classic Fraternity
Anna Carrington Harrison Award for Leadership
Sportsmanship Award – Varsity Track – 1971
 
  1972 – 1976 Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia: M.D. Degree
H. Hudnall Ware Award (Highest Honor Graduate Co-Recipient)
William Branch Porter Silver Stethoscope Award (Outstanding Student in Internal Medicine)
Alpha Omega Alpha (Junior Year) – National Medical Honor Society
Sigma Zeta (Honorary Science Society)
A.D. Williams Award for Outstanding Academic Performance 2nd& 3rdyear
Mosby Scholarship Book Award (Outstanding Student in Obstetrics/Gynecology)
Pathology Slide of the Week Award Winner for 1972-73 School Year

POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING:
 
  1975 – 1976 Internship, Internal Medicine, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
 
  1976 – 1977 Junior Assistant Resident, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
 
  1977 – 1978 Assistant Resident, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
 
  1978 – 1980 Fellow in Rheumatology, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
 

POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING:
 
  1980 – 2000 Private Practice Rheumatologists, James and Jessee Medical associates, Inc.
1401 Johnston Willis Drive, Suite 4300, Richmond, Virginia 23235
 
  2000 – Present Private Practice Rheumatologist, Arthritis Specialists, Ltd
1401 Johnston Willis Drive, Suite 1200, Richmond, Virginia 23235

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENT:
 
    Johnston Willis Hospital, Chippenham Medical Center (Active)
Henrico Doctors Hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital, Retreat Hospital (Consulting)

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION:
 
    Diplomat, National Board of Medicine Examiners, 1976
Virginia State Board of Medicine, License number: 27772, 1976
Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1978
Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine:

SOCIETIES AND MEMBERSHIPS:
 
    Richmond Academy of Medicine
Medical Society of Virginia
American College of Rheumatology
First Presbyterian Church
Country Club of Virginia

PUBLICATIONS:
   
  1.  Kontos, Thomas, Lombana, Watlington and Jessee. “Vasodilator Effects of Local Hypercapnic Acidosis in Dog Skeletal Muscle.” American Journal of Physiology 220 (6), pp. 1569-1572.
     

  2. C.O. Watlington and E. Jessee, Jr. “Chloride Flux Across Skins of Low Potential Difference.” Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 330 (1973), pp. 102-107.
     

  3. C.O. Watlington and E. Jessee, et al. “Net Chloride Flux in Short-Circuited Skin of Rana Pipiens; Quabain Sensitivity and Sodium – Potassium Dependence.” To be published.

  4. A.J. Raper and E. F. Jessee, et al. “Pheochromocytoma of the Urinary Bladder.” American Journal of Cariology 40 (1977), pp. 820-824
     

  5. E. F. Jessee, Elam Toone, Duncan Owen and Robert Irby. “ Coexistent Rheumatoid Arthritis and Chronic Tophaceous Gout.” Arthritis and Rheumatism 23 (1980), pp. 244-47
     

  6. E. Forrest Jessee, Duncan S. Owen, Jr. and Kiran B. Sagar. “The Benign Hypermobile Joint Syndrome.” Arthritis and Rheumatism Volume 23, No. 9, (September 1980), p. 1053.

PRESENTATIONS:
   
  1. “Update: Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis.” Johnston Willis Medical Society, October 1981.
     
  2. Seronegative Spondyloarthritis.” Chippenham Day May 1982.