John Bolton, MD

Chairman Emeritus, Department of Surgery

Dr. Bolton earned his medical degree from LSU and completed his internship and residency at Charity Hospital. He completed an hepatobiliary and pancreatic fellowship at the Lahey Clinic in Boston, Massachusetts, and a surgical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He is board certified in general surgery and is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Bolton's expertise includes gastric, esophageal, liver, biliary and pancreatic cancer surgery, minimally invasive surgery for esophageal cancer, surgical endocrinology (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and pancreatic surgery), cancer research, breast cancer treatments and sentinel lymph node biopsy techniques.

Medical School

Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans


Charity Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana State University


Charity Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana State University


Lahey Clinic Foundation
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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