Dr. Jason Gilster, MD

Dr. Jason Gilster, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jason Gilster, MD is a general surgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.

9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 740

Portland, OR 97225

Contact Information

(503) 297-1351

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • First Choice Health
  • 23 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Gilster performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abscess
very high
more than 96% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 89% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gilster ""My goal is to provide the very best surgical care available. Patients expect and deserve this level of care with every visit. By mixing compassionate care with cutting-edge surgical technology, I hope to achieve this goal.""
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Varicose Vein Procedure

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • St. Olaf College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Oregon Health and Sciences University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gilster has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Gilster does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Gilster and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Gilster's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gilster to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Gilster's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Great surgeon, very caring, excellent doctor! We would highly recommend Dr. Gilster to anyone needing colorectal surgery.
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