Thomas R. Huntington MD, FACS has practiced the art and science of surgery for over four decades and was a pioneer of laparoscopy in Idaho. He has mentored myriad local surgeons in laparoscopic surgery, and after a successful career as a rural surgeon, Dr. Huntington now specializes in laparoscopic foregut surgery, which is surgery of the esophagus and stomach. He has performed over 5,000 fundoplications in his prolific career, including giant paraesophageal hernias and revisional surgeries. His complex laparoscopic practice includes minimally invasive treatment of esophageal and gastric cancers, laparoscopic adrenalectomy, colon resection, and hernia repair.
As a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, past president of the Idaho College of Surgeons, and active member of the Society for American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopy Surgeons (SAGES), Dr. Huntington continues to incorporate modern medical advances with decades of experiences. His patients value the personalized, respectful, and dedicated care that Dr. Huntington provides.
Recently, Dr. Huntington has welcomed his daughter, surgeon Dr. Ciara Huntington to his private practice. Together, Drs. Huntington continue to provide southwest Idaho with compassionate and quality laparoscopic surgical care.
Variation in fundic dimensions with respect to short gastric vessel division in laparoscopic fundoplication. Huntington TR, Danielson L. Surg Endosc. 2001 Jan;15(1):76-9.
Laparoscopic biliary guide wire: a simplified approach to choledocholithiasis. Huntington TR, Bohlman TW. Gastrointest Endosc. 1997 Mar;45(3):295-7.
Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in a community hospital without robotic assistance. Seifert AL, Huntington TR. Urology. 2006 Oct;68(4):831-3.
Laparoscopic mesh repair of the esophageal hiatus. Huntington TR. J Am Coll Surg. 1997 Apr;184(4):399-400.
Laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal repair of a hernia of Morgagni. Huntington TR. J Laparoendosc Surg. 1996 Apr;6(2):131-3.