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John R. (Jay) Bergquist, M.D., M.S., M.A., is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) surgeon at Hillcrest Medical Center and Utica Park Clinic. Dr. Bergquist is particularly skilled in liver resection, pancreas resection including the Whipple procedure and biliary surgery via both open and minimally-invasive approaches. He is also experienced in addressing benign and malignant diseases of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract and treats gastric and esophageal cancers. He is especially proficient in robotic surgery using the Da Vinci surgical platform.
Dr. Bergquist is passionate about a multi-disciplinary approach to complex patient care and is a collaborative leader of the Hillcrest Cancer Center multidisciplinary tumor boards for HPB and GI oncology. He collaborates actively with specialists in medical oncology, gastroenterology, interventional radiology and others to provide maximally-connected care for his patients.
Dr. Bergquist earned his Bachelor of Science degree in naval architecture and marine engineering from Webb Institute in Glen Cove, New York in 1999. Subsequently, he earned a master’s degree in naval architecture from Delft University of Technology in Delft, The Netherlands in 2001. Dr. Bergquist worked as a naval architect and marine engineer for seven years before matriculating in medical school in 2008 as part of a career change from engineering to medicine. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland in 2012. He completed a general surgery residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota in 2019 and an HPB surgery fellowship at Stanford University in Stanford, California in 2021. Dr. Bergquist is a member of the American and International HPB Associations (AHPBA/IHPBA) and the Society for Surgical Oncology (SSO).
Dr. Bergquist has received national recognition for his research. He is an author of more than 50 peer-reviewed publications. He is recognized as an expert on surgical outcomes and multimodal therapy for pancreas, liver and biliary cancers as well as neuroendocrine tumors. A summary of Dr. Bergquist’s academic productivity can be seen here.
Dr. Bergquist’s personal interests include spending time with his family, boating, gardening, cooking, cycling and playing golf.
Dr. Bergquist welcomes new patients and accepts most insurance plans. He can communicate effectively with Italian and Dutch-speaking patients. His office is located on the Hillcrest Medical Center campus at:
Utica Park Clinic
1145 S. Utica Ave., suite 701
Tulsa, OK 74104
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 918-582-6544.