Dr. Oelschlager is the chief of the Division of General Surgery and a UW professor of surgery. He specializes in esophageal and gastric surgery, as well…
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Patient Care Philosophy
My philosophy in treating my patients is to provide patient-focused care and effective patient-physician communication. My goal is to provide the most effective, least invasive surgical treatment, whenever possible to reduce recovery time and discomfort from surgery. I have spent the last twenty years dedicated to the art and discipline of laparoscopic surgery of the upper GI tract.
Spending time with family, outdoor activities, running and sports.
Videoendoscopic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, esophageal and gastric surgery, paraesophageal hiatal hernia surgery, gastrointestinal surgery and flexible endoscopic surgery.
Esophageal diseases such as gastroesophageal reflux, Barrett's esophagus, esophageal cancer, achalasia, paraesophageal hiatal hernias and minimally invasive surgical techniques.
|Univ. of North Carolina SOM||Medical education||1995
|UW - Dept. of Surgery||Internship||
|UW - Dept. of Surgery||Residency||
|American Board of Surgery||Surgery||2001