Dr. John Goss is a professor and chief of the Division of Abdominal Transplantation at Baylor College of Medicine. He is also the JLH Foundation Chair in Transplant Surgery, Medical Director of Transplantation and Director of Liver Transplantation at Texas Children’s Hospital and Medical Director of Transplantation at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center. Dr. Goss specializes in adult and pediatric liver transplantation, hepatobiliary surgery, and surgical management of liver tumors. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgery. Dr. Goss received his M.D. from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha Nebraska and completed his residency at Washington University, Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. Dr. Goss also completed two fellowships, one at UCLA-Dumont Transplant Center and the other at Washington University School of Medicine.
Dr. Goss has performed many surgical "firsts" in Houston, including the first split liver adult and pediatric transplants, the first adult living donor liver transplant, the first dual organ lung-liver transplant, and the first dual organ heart-liver transplant. He has been named among America’s Top Doctors and the Top 10 Doctors in Pediatric Surgery on Vitals.com. He is also among the Who’s Who in America, the Best Doctors in America, Texas Super Doctors, America’s Top Surgeons. In 2009, Dr. Goss received the Houston Healthcare Hero’s Award from the Houston Business Journal. His professional interests include liver transplantation, liver resection, radio frequency ablation, surgical management of portal hypertension, and biliary resection.