Dr. Jeffrey Fronza Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Jeffrey S. Fronza

Dr. Jeffrey S. Fronza, MD

Dr. Fronza believes in clear, straightforward explanations of complex gastrointestinal problems. He also believes that a warm bedside manner sets the tone for a productive doctor/patient relationship. He enjoys working with patients to determine an individualized care plan and communicating frequently during the perioperative period. As a surgeon, Dr. Fronza strives for superior functional and oncologic results by utilizing advanced laparoscopic techniques.

Dr. Fronza now offers LINX,
a small implant that combats Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.



Professional Background:


Clinical Interests:
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Hiatal Hernia & GERD
  • Minimally-Invasive Approaches to Esophagus and Stomach Cancer
  • Laparoscopic and Complex Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Solid Organ Surgery

Undergraduate Education:
Brown University, B.A. Literatures in English – Literary Theory, Magna Cum Laude (2002) 

Medical Education:
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
(2006) 

General Surgery Residency:
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
(2011) 

Fellowship:
Advanced Laparoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgery,
Oregon Health & Science University (2012)

Academic Appointment:
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Board Certification:
General Surgery (2012)

Affiliations:
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Honors and Awards:


Phi Beta Kappa:
2002

Alpha Omega Alpha: 
2006

Northwestern University Department of Surgery Resident as Teacher Award:
2008, 2009, 2011

Northwestern University Department of Surgery Excellence in Teaching Award:
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Professional Societies:
 
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons 
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons 
  • MacKenzie Society of Oregon Health & Science University
  • Chicago Surgical Society

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