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Dr. Gilchrist Jackson, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in surgical oncology, head & neck surgical oncology, and more.Read his story
This content was provided by Dr. Jackson "Dr. Gilchrist Jackson specializes in Surgical Oncology, Endocrine Surgery and Head and Neck surgery as a member of Houston Methodist Surgical Specialists. He previously practiced at Kelsey Seybold Clinic where he developed it's Approved Freestanding Cancer Program and Mammogram Classification system and also the Breast Diagnostic Clinic; and also with Texas Oncology. He trained with the best physicians at the UT Southwestern School of Medicine and later at a Surgical Oncology Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center, which was focused on the above special interests. His clinical research interests include the diagnostic imaging for patients with hyperparathyroidism and breast cancer; the early diagnosis of thyroid cancer through FNA biopsy; parotid tumors; and function-preserving neck dissection for thyroid and other cancers. Dr. Jackson's extensive clinical practice includes patients with hyperparathyroidism, benign thyroid disease including goiter and Grave's disease (hyperthyroidism) and all types of thyroid cancer including selective, limited or more extensive neck dissection. Surgery is carefully tailored to the extent of disease and includes MIP parathyroidectomy. Dr. Jackson treats MEN (multiple endocrine neoplasia) patients, and patients with adrenal functional tumors such as Conn's and Cushing's Syndromes, and pheochromocytoma. He also treats neuroendocrine and pancreatic functional tumors. His other clinical interests include breast cancer surgery and diagnosis as well as head and neck cancer/tumors, melanoma, soft tissue sarcoma and other diseases of the salivary gland, colon, small intestine, stomach and pancreas. His expertise in general surgery is broad and includes hernia, complex GI surgery, gall bladder, GERD, ulcer disease, lymph nodes, and complicated skin cancers."
This content was provided by Dr. Jackson "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, so I can develop personalized treatment plans."