Dr. Gilchrist Jackson, MD

Dr. Gilchrist Jackson, MD

Surgical OncologyMaleAge 74

Surgical Oncology

Dr. Gilchrist Jackson, MD is a Surgical Oncology Specialist in Houston, TX and has over 48 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 1974. He is affiliated with medical facilities Houston Methodist Hospital and CHI St. Luke's Health - Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Locations

Houston Methodist

Houston Methodist Department of Surgery6550 Fannin St Ste 1501 Houston, TX 77030
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Dr. Jackson is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital Houston, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Jackson's Reviews

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Dr. Jackson saved my 78 yr old Mom's life as she had a very rare tumor.....Pheochromocytoma. So rare that only 2 out of 5 million people a year are diagnosed with. Her's was an Extra Rare Pheo as instead of being attached to the adrenal gland, it was attached to blood vessels below her kidney. Other surgeons stated they would need to remove the kidney. Dr. Jackson removed the tumor without removing the kidney. She is doing great!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Debra Largent in Houston – Nov 10, 2017
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Dr. Jackson is an excellent surgeon. He has performed two operations on me in the last 4 years. In both operations tumors were growing on my internal organs. The CT scans were showing that I would possibly loose some or all of those organs to survive. Dr. Jackson with his surgical skills and experience was able to remove the tumors from the organs and I have fully recovered. He is a cut above.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Joe in Cypress, TX – Apr 22, 2017
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Dr. Jackson literally saved my life when appendix burst and went immediately septic throughout the abdominal cavity. If not for his emergency surgery on me at St Luke's and his post-op care, I would have died. I love this doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Joan McAninch Samuelson in Houston, TX – Mar 27, 2016
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Jackson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lipomas
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jackson treats Lipomas more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Jackson treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Abdominoplasty
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jackson performs Abdominoplasty more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Jackson performs this procedure more than 74% of his peers

Colectomy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jackson performs Colectomy more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Jackson performs this procedure more than 69% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy

Dr. Jackson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chordoma
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gland Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Limb Cancer
  • Lipomas
  • Lobular Carconima
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Melanoma
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Lymph Cancer
  • Metastatic Skin Cancer
  • Metastatic Soft Tissue Cancer
  • Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Muscle Cancer
  • Neck Cancer
  • Neck Mass
  • Neoplasm of Stomach
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Oral Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Salivary Gland Tumors
  • Sarcoma
  • Sarcoma Removals
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia

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About Me

Care Philosophy

I strive to provide excellent care to every patient who seeks my expertise. My goal as a general surgeon is to understand their medical needs and concerns,...Read more

Biography

Dr. Gilchrist Jackson specializes in Surgical Oncology, Endocrine Surgery and Head and Neck surgery as a member of  Houston Methodist Surgical Specialists....Read more

Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center - Houston
Fellowship Hospital
UT Southwestern Affiliated - Dallas
Residency Hospital
Parkland Memorial Hospital - Dallas
Internship Hospital
1980
MD Anderson Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Parkland Sw Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1975
Parkland Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1974
University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
Medical School
1970
Vanderbilt University
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Gilchrist Jackson, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (713) 903-2840, and for other questions, call (713) 441-5141.

Does Dr. Gilchrist Jackson, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Jackson has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Gilchrist Jackson, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Gilchrist Jackson, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Jackson frequently treats Lipomas, Abdominoplasty, and Colectomy. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Jackson treats.

Where is Dr. Gilchrist Jackson, MD's office located?

Dr. Jackson's office is located at 6550 Fannin St Ste 1501, Houston, TX 77030. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Gilchrist Jackson, MD speak?

Dr. Jackson speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Jackson is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston, TX

82% Patients that would definitely recommend, 12% higher than the national average

37 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

CHI St. Luke's Health - Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

Houston, TX

71% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% higher than the national average

18 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)