About John H. Ganser, MD, FACS

Dr. Ganser is a general surgeon with fellowship training in thoracic surgery. He has been treating patients in Reno for close to 20 years and specializes in thoracic, bariatric, and minimally invasive surgery. When patients see Dr. Ganser he wants them to feel informed and confident about their plan for treatment. Dedicated to providing the highest level of surgical care, he treats a variety of conditions using the latest technology and techniques, including minimally invasive robotic and laparoscopic surgery.

  • Fellowship, General Thoracic Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons, Birmingham, England, 1995-1996
  • Residency, General Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, 1989-1995
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, Doctor of Medicine, 1985-1989
  • Post Graduate Research, Genetics, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 1984-1985
  • University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, Bachelor of Science, 1980-1984
  • Additional Training, Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery Course, Medical College of Virginia, 2000
  • Additional Training, Laparoscopic Preceptorship in Bariatric Surgery, California Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery, 2001
  • Certified American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine
  • Medical Director, Thoracic Oncology, Renown Medical Center
  • VATS Lobectomy Course, Duke University 2007
  • Member, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons
  • Member Nevada State Medical Association
  • Member, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Member Washoe County Medical Society
  • Member Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society