John A. Goss, MD, FACS
John Goss, MD, FACS, is professor of surgery in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and chief of the division of Abdominal Transplantation. He specializes in adult and pediatric liver transplantation, hepatobiliary surgery, and surgical management of liver tumors. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgery.
After earning his medical degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, Dr. Goss completed his general surgical residency at the Washington University School of Medicine Surgical Program. He then completed a 2-year multi-organ transplant fellowship in the Division of Liver and Pancreas Transplantation at the University of California School of Medicine in Los Angeles (UCLA).
Dr. Goss has performed many surgical "firsts" in Houston, including the first split liver adult and pediatric transplants, the first adult living donor liver transplant, the first dual organ lung-liver transplant, and the first dual organ heart-liver transplant.
Carter BA, Barshes NR, Karpen SJ, O'Mahony CA, Lee TC, Goss JA. Orthotopic liver transplantation for total parental nutrition-induced liver injury: the U.S. experience. Liver Transplantation 2010 (submitted).
America’s Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Top 10 Doctor in Pediatric Surgery, Vitals.com Who’s Who in America, Marquis Best Doctors in America Texas Super Doctors America’s Top Surgeons Houston Healthcare Hero’s Award, Houston Business Journal, 2009
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