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Jonathan Carter, MD, Bariatric and General Surgeon, UCSF Health

Dr. Jonathan Carter is Professor of Surgery at UCSF and Program Director of the Advanced GI Minimally Invasive/Bariatric Surgery Fellowship. He is also the Chair of the Clinical Issues Committee of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons. He specializes in advanced laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgery to treat diseases of the gallbladder, bile ducts, esophagus, intestines, stomach, and abdominal wall (hernia).

Carter earned undergraduate and medical degrees at Stanford University. He came to UCSF in 2000 for residency and fellowship training in laparoscopic surgery. At UCSF, he received the Julius R. Krevans Award for Clinical Excellence and the prestigious Fred H. and Esther E. Nusz Achievement Award. He has authored more than 85 peer-reviewed papers on bariatric surgery and minimally-invasive techniques.

Dr. Carter is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is an active member of the American College of Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He joined the faculty in 2009.