General Surgery

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Welcome to the Division of General Surgery


Jon C. Gould, MD
Alonzo P. Walker Professor in
General Surgery
Chief, Division of General Surgery


FEATURED UPDATE: The LINX® Reflux Management System

Surgeons in the Foregut Surgery Program are the first in the area to offer a brand new, innovative device designed to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) – the LINX® reflux management system.  The LINX system is a small flexible band of interlinked titanium beads with magnetic cores designed to restore the body’s natural barrier to reflux in patients with GERD. [Read more]

Press Release 2/20/2013



Welcome to the Division of General Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. The division is the proud home to several ‘cutting edge’ programs including Bariatric Surgery and the Minimally Invasive General Surgery (MIGS) Research and Innovation Program.  In addition, a number of our surgeons are expert hernia surgeons and members of the Condon Hernia Institute where they work together with a multidisciplinary team of specialists to provide the latest hernia repair techniques. More...


The mission of the Division of General Surgery is to promote excellence in patient care, scientific research, and education.  We strive to provide the latest techniques to allow our patients to work with us to tailor a treatment plan that is right for them – whether their problem is simple or complex.  We will provide timely and attentive service to our patients and referring providers.  We will advance the science of surgery and define the future of surgery – both through our advanced research and education programs.  Our actions will embody our core values of compassion, professionalism, integrity, and excellence.
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