Thomas Gessert, MD

Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Resident

Dr. Gessert is a home-grown Wisconsin kid. He was born in Milwaukee and grew up in Oconomowoc in southeastern Wisconsin. Tom studied Biomedical Sciences at Marquette University before enrolling in medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health. In spending the last 8 years between Milwaukee and Madison, he cultivated an enthusiasm for sampling local beer and foods. In his free time, he enjoys trying to fix his slice, tennis, running, Packer football Sundays, and napping. Tom is excited to continue his training in the state that has treated him and his family so well. After residency, he plans to complete a fellowship in head & neck oncologic surgery and microvascular reconstruction.


  • MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 2016
  • BS, Biomedical Sciences, Marquette University, 2012