John G. Hunter, M.D.

Head Shot of John Hunter
Digestive Health, Cancer, Surgery
Special Interests:
Esophageal Surgery, Nissen Fundoplication, Esophageal Cancer, GI Tract - Upper (includes esophagus, stomach, gallbladder and biliary system) , Digestive Surgery
Accepting Patients:

"I look forward every week to the day I spend in clinic with my patients before and after surgery. I enjoy getting to know about their interests, passions, trials and tribulations as well as their need for surgical treatment."


Dr. Hunter specializes in caring for patients with esophageal and gastrointestinal (digestive system) disease. He has advanced training in minimally invasive surgery and in treating esophageal and gastrointestinal diseases. In his spare time, Dr. Hunter enjoys spending time with his family. His kids schedules keep him very busy. When he does get some time to himself, he enjoys reading, golfing, skiing and biking.



  • Degree:
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1981
  • Residency:
    Surgery-University of Utah, Salt Lake City 1982-87
  • Fellowships:
    Laser and Endoscopic Surgery, University of Utah, 1984
    Surgery, Endoscopic Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1987
    Surgery, Pancreaticobiliary Endoscopy, University of Western Ontario, 1988
  • Certification:
    American Board of Surgery 1988 (Recertified 1997, and 2006)

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