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Guilherme M Campos, MD, PhD

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(608) 263-1036

BX7375 Clinical Science Center
Madison, WI 53792

Guilherme M Campos, MD, PhD

Section of Minimally Invasive, Foregut and Bariatric Surgery
Division of General Surgery


  • MD, Federal University of Parana – School of Medicine, Curitiba, Brazil, 1989
  • MS, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1995
  • PhD, Medicine – Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil, 1999
  • Residency, General and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Federal University of Parana, Brazil, 1990-1994
  • Residency, General Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 2001-2004
  • Clinical Fellow, Laparoscopic Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1997
  • Research Fellow, Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1997-1998
  • Clinical Fellow, Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1998-1999

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Campos is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, among others. He is a gastrointestinal and laparoscopic surgeon who specializes and has experience with traditional and minimally invasive techniques to diagnose and treat foregut diseases (esophageal and gastric cancer, esophageal achalasia, GERD, Barrett’s Esophagus, Hiatal hernias, gastroparesis, esophageal motility disorders) and laparoscopic weight loss (bariatric) surgery. Dr. Campos has trained 15 clinical fellows in laparoscopic foregut and bariatric surgery.

Dr. Campos provides a wide range of services including Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal), Diagnostic and Therapeutic Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Endoscopic Mucosal Resection for Barrett's Esophagus, Esophagectomy (Minimally-invasive), Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band, Laparoscopic and Robotic Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic and Robotic Heller Myotomy, Laparoscopic and Robotic Nissen Fundoplication, Laparoscopic and Robotic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Gastric Electrical Stimulator (Enterra) Implantation, Laparoscopic Revisional Bariatric Surgery, Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, Open and Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Radiofrequency Ablation (HALO), Robotic General Surgery, Robotic Heller Myotomy, Single Incision Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication (LNF), and Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF) .

Research Interests

Dr. Campos’ research has focused on treatment outcomes after minimally invasive and endoscopic procedures for esophageal and gastric diseases and the understanding of mechanisms independent of weight loss that contribute to the resolution of insulin resistance and diabetes after bariatric surgery. He has authored or co-authored over 50 peer-reviewed articles and chapters in books and has presented his work at more than 100 national and international meetings.

Recent Publications
  • Reproducibility of MR-based liver fat quantification across field strength: Same-day comparison between 1.5T and 3T in obese subjects.
    Artz NS, Haufe WM, Hooker CA, Hamilton G, Wolfson T, Campos GM, Gamst AC, Schwimmer JB, Sirlin CB, Reeder SB
    J Magn Reson Imaging 2015 Jan 23.
    [PubMed ID: 25620624]
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  • Thermogenic changes after gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding or diet alone.
    Rabl C, Rao MN, Schwarz JM, Mulligan K, Campos GM
    Surgery 2014 Oct; 156(4):806-12.
    [PubMed ID: 25239323, PMC ID: 4171693]
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  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease and bariatric surgery: many questions, few answers.
    Campos GM, Facs F
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2014 Nov-Dec; 10(6):1181.
    [PubMed ID: 25443057]
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  • A guide into the evolving knowledge of bariatric and metabolic surgery.
    Campos GM
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2014 Sep-Oct; 10(5):905.
    [PubMed ID: 25027117]
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  • Variability of weight loss results with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
    Funk LM, Campos GM
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2014 Sep-Oct; 10(5):820-1.
    [PubMed ID: 24929270]
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