SPONSORED ADVERTISING BY NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM: John Linn, MD, is a surgeon at NorthShore University HealthSystem, practicing in both Evanston and Glenview, and a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine.

He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed his general surgery residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.  He offers expertise in Gastrointestinal & Foregut Surgery, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, and of course, Bariatric Surgery.

Dr. Linn specializes in minimally invasive surgery and has been performing weight loss operations for many years, including lap banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and recently, the loop duodenal switch. He also does revisional procedures.

He is currently part of a successful academic group practice involving clinical research and resident and student education. His team is currently recruiting for the MERIT trial, involving the Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG) procedure, which is an incisionless surgical procedure done to reduce the size of the stomach.

To learn more about Dr. Linn, the procedures he performs and trials his team is involved with, visit Northshore.org/bariatrics.