Wisconsin Surgical Clinic Welcomes Renowned Reflux Specialist to Team

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 General News
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Fox Valley Surgical Associates (FVSA) in Appleton, Wisconsin, has announced that Peter Janu, MD, FACS, will join its team on November 4. Dr. Janu brings several years of expertise in treating reflux to his new position at FVSA.

APPLETON, Wis., Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Joining the team at Fox Valley Surgical Associates (FVSA) on

November 4, Peter Janu, MD, FACS, is a laparoendoscopic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of heartburn and reflux conditions through minimally invasive procedures.

At FVSA, he will continue to pioneer the way in performing the most advanced surgeries to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in Northeast Wisconsin, including transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) and magnetic sphincter augmentation. Dr. Janu's latest role involved heading up an area reflux center and his experience includes ongoing participation in national clinical research trials for both endoscopic and laparoscopic reflux treatment options. He is also a founding member of the American Foregut Society.

Dr. Janu knew he wanted to become a doctor and work with people since he was just 12 years old, explaining, "I really appreciate being able to help patients fix their health issues so they can enjoy a better quality of life."

An experienced surgeon who specializes in laparoscopy, endoscopy and general surgery, Dr. Janu earned his bachelor's degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, completed his medical degree at the University of Wisconsin Medical School and received surgical residency training at the University of Tennessee-Memphis. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Wisconsin Surgical Society.

Dr. Janu was named to multiple honor societies throughout his studies, including the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He was also the recipient of a Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching & Leadership.

Excited to be part of the multi-talented team of laparoscopic and endoscopic specialists at FVSA, Dr. Janu will carry on his commitment to providing patients with quality care. "I aim to provide the most personalized approach that will result in the best possible treatment and outcome with the least risk of side effects," he said.

Dr. Janu joins FVSA as Dr. David Duppler – a surgeon who shares the same specialties – is retiring after 33 years in medicine. In growing its practice, FVSA has also welcomed three additional providers in the last few months:

  • Iftikhar Malik, MD, FACE, ECNU (endocrine care)
  • Christine Arendt, APNP (endocrine care)
  • Jason Le, MD (vascular care)

About FVSA Fox Valley Surgical Associates (FVSA) has been serving patients in Northeast Wisconsin since 1970. The clinic specializes in breast, colorectal, endocrine, general, oncologic, thoracic and vascular care/surgery and provides the latest endoscopy and laparoscopy services as well. FVSA has a main location in Appleton and many of the team's surgeons also see patients at other locations throughout the Fox Cities and Northeast Wisconsin. For more information, visit http://www.fvsa-wi.com.


SOURCE Fox Valley Surgical Associates

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