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Peter Janu, MD, FACS

About Dr. Janu

Practicing in the Fox Valley for more than 20 years, Dr. Peter Janu is a general and laparoendoscopic surgeon who specializes in the latest heartburn, reflux and foregut procedures. He has become the region’s most comprehensive expert in the surgical treatment of reflux and developed a worldwide reputation for performing minimally invasive procedures like transoral incisionless fundoplication as well as magnetic sphincter augmentation. “I wanted to become a doctor since I was 12 and I really appreciate being able to help patients fix their health issues so they can enjoy a better quality of life,” he says. “With so many people suffering from heartburn and reflux problems, I found that my combination of training is uniquely suited for this specialty.”

Dr. Janu earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School and completed surgical residency training at the University of Tennessee-Memphis. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a founding member of the American Foregut Society and he also belongs to the Wisconsin Surgical Society. Dr. Janu is the only surgeon in the area participating in national clinical research trials with both endoscopic and laparoscopic treatment options for reflux.

Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, Dr. Janu was raised in Brookfield, Wisconsin, and is happy to practice here and call the Fox Cities home. His favorite activities include biking, golfing, skiing and traveling. More About Dr. Janu 

For patient convenience, our providers practice at multiple clinic and hospital locations throughout the Fox Valley and Northeast Wisconsin. Please call FVSA for physician-specific locations.

Reflux Resources

Suffering from issues with heartburn or reflux/GERD?
See how the TIF® procedure can provide relief! Learn about TIF
and watch Dr. Janu’s TIF Talk to hear more about the procedure from him and two of his patients.

Find more info about GERD, what causes it and the symptoms associated with this common reflux condition here.

Meet Dr. Janu
TIF Procedure with Dr. Janu
Linx Procedure with Dr. Janu
GERD & Acid Reflux with Dr. Janu

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree – University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Doctor of Medicine – University of Wisconsin Medical School

Graduate Training

  • Internship – University of Tennessee – Memphis
  • Residency – University of Tennessee – Memphis
  • Research Fellowship – University of Tennessee – Memphis
  • Fellow – American College of Surgeons
  • Founding Member – American Foregut Society

License/Certification

  • American Board of Surgery