Biography & Education

Biography

"My goal is to provide the very best surgical care available. Patients expect and deserve this level of care with every visit. By mixing compassionate care with cutting-edge surgical technology, I hope to achieve this goal."

Dr. Gilster graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA, and later completed his internship and residency in general surgery at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in Portland, OR. Dr. Gilster brings several honors and awards to The Oregon Clinic - Westside Surgical Specialists, including the Outstanding Surgical Resident Award from the Department of Surgery at OHSU. He was also inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Gilster is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of several associations and organizations, including the American Medical Association, Oregon Medical Association and the Portland Surgical Society.

Areas of expertise

Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation (EVRFA), Advanced Laparoscopy, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hernia Repair, Complex Hernias

Education
  • BA, Chemistry, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, 1991
  • MD, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 1996
  • Internship, General Surgery, Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, OR, 1996-1997
  • Residency, General Surgery, Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, OR, 1997-2002
Languages
  • English

Care Locations

The Oregon Clinic-Vein Treatment West at Westside Surgical Specialists
9155 SW Barnes Rd. Suite 740
Portland , OR 97225
Fax 503-297-2851
The Oregon Clinic-Westside Surgical Specialists
9155 SW Barnes Road
Suite 740
Portland , OR 97225
Fax 503-297-2851
The Oregon Clinic-Westside Surgical Specialists at Hillsboro
18650 NW Cornell Road
Suite 212
Hillsboro , OR 97124

Specialties