Serving the Lowcountry and Coastal Empire of Georgia and South Carolina.

Julio Cortes, M.D.

Julio Cortes, M.D.


Internal Medicine, Primary Care




Internal Medicine Residency, Memorial Medical Center, Savannah, GA

Medical School:

Doctor of Medicine, Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico; Medical Associates Degree, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Hospital Affiliations:

St. Joseph's/Candler; Memorial Health University Medical Center
4.4 out of 5
2344 Patient Ratings


Dr. Julio Cortes practices internal medicine at SouthCoast Health Primary Care in Savannah. He received a Doctor of Medicine degree at Autonomous University of Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, and a Medical Associate’s degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. Dr. Cortes completed a residency in internal medicine at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia, and received additional training at the Clinical Training-Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, and St. Vincent Hospital in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Dr. Cortes is the recipient of several distinguished honors and awards. He has been recognized by the Consumer’s Research Council of America as one of America’s Top Physicians in 2008, 2010, and 2012; a lifetime member of Strathmore’s Who’s Who Registry for Outstanding Professionals; and Memorial Health Partners 2011 Distinguished Quality Physician, among other honors.

Patient Reviews

November, 2022

For more than 20 years Dr Cortes and/or Dr Cortes have never failed to provide excellent care, and always with the utmost professionalism and courtesy. Dr. Cortes is my doctor of choice in any situation and he is quick to refer me to the best specialists if a situation requires a specialty. He always listens to my concerns and understands the urgency of proper treatment and care.

November, 2022

Dr. Cortes is the best doctor ever ...

October, 2022

I always have a good experience with my doctor Cortez he is so kind and helpful

September, 2022

From arrival to checking out, staff was professional and courteous. Wait time and visit was pleasant and timely. Physician was aware of my record and past test done as well as listened to present concerns. I appreciate this office.

August, 2022

Dr Cortes called me to discuss results of xrays taken several days before, as well as my related pain.

July, 2022

It was overall a good experience!

July, 2022

It is always a good visit at South Coast especially with Dr Julio Cortez

July, 2022

My doctor is patient and attentive when I present health concerns . His staff are always professional and courteous. Never had a bad experience

July, 2022

Thank goodness for Dr. Cortes!!! He prescribed the correct medicine to get me on the road to recovery. I appreciate everything he does for me. He is kind, compassionate, and he listens to me.

July, 2022

As always Dr. Cortez was very attentive and caring.

June, 2022

The experience was very good

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