Gilchrist L. Jackson, MD, FACS

Houston Methodist Surgical Associates

Surgical Oncology Head and Neck Surgery General Surgery Endocrine Surgery

Phone: 713.441.5141


Smith Tower
6550 Fannin St.
Suite 1501
Houston, TX 77030

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Dr. Gilchrist Jackson specializes in Surgical Oncology, Endocrine Surgery and Head and Neck Surgery. Prior to joining Houston Methodist Surgical Associates, Dr. Jackson built a productive surgical practice at Texas Oncology Surgical Specialists and Kelsey-Seybold Clinic.  He trained at University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine and at a Surgical Oncology Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center in the Head and Neck, Endocrine and Surgical Oncology sections. His clinical research interests include the diagnostic imaging for patients with hyperparathyroidism, the early diagnosis of thyroid cancer through FNA biopsy, parotid tumors, and function-preserving neck dissection for thyroid and other cancers.
Dr. Jackson's extensive clinical practice includes patients with hyperparathyroidism, benign thyroid disease including goiter and Grave's disease (hyperthyroidism) and all types of thyroid cancer including selective, limited or more extensive neck dissection. Surgery is carefully tailored to the extent of disease and includes MIP parathyroidectomy. Dr. Jackson treats MEN (multiple endocrine neoplasia) patients, and patients with adrenal functional tumors such as Conn's (hyperaldosteronism), Cushing's Syndromes, pheochromocytoma, and other adrenal tumors. He also treats neuoroendocrine and functional tumors. His other clinical interests include breast cancer surgery and diagnosis as well as head and neck cancer/tumors, melanoma, soft tissue sarcoma and other diseases of the salivary gland, colon, small intestine, stomach and pancreas.
Clinical Interests:
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Breast Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Pancreas
  • Parathyroid
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tumors
Education & Training

Board Certification: Surgery - General Surgery
Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine - 1974
Internship: Parkland Memorial Hospital - Dallas, Texas - 1975
Residency: UT Southwestern Affiliated - Dallas, Texas - 1979
Fellowship: UT MD Anderson Cancer Center - Houston, Texas - 1980
Languages Spoken

*Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.
Office Locations
Smith Tower
6550 Fannin St.
Suite 1501
Houston, TX 77030
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Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
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