John J. Tabor, Jr., M.D.
Baton Rouge Staff
Dr. John J. Tabor, Jr. is a surgeon practicing in Baton Rouge. He received his medical degree from the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, where he also completed his internship and residency in general surgery. In addition, he completed a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery with a focus on robotic surgery via the da Vinci Surgical System.
Dr. Tabor is board certified in general surgery. He was the first and only surgeon in Louisiana, as well as one of very few in the country, to perform the robotic whipple procedure for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. He also has a special interest in robotic assisted surgery for the treatment of esophageal, stomach, colon/rectal and adrenal cancer as well as the treatment of benign conditions such as severe gastroesophageal reflux disease and ventral/incisional/inguinal hernias. In addition, he travels the state and country to both teach and lecture fellow surgeons on the patient benefits of robotic surgery using da Vinci technology.
Dr. Tabor is a member of the Hepatobiliary Multidisciplinary Care Team (MDC) at Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center.