John Horton, MD, General Surgery, Tacoma, WA, MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital


General Surgery Tacoma, WA

Pediatric General Surgery

Pediatric Surgeon, Madigan Army Medical Center

Overview of Dr. Horton

Dr. John Horton is a general surgeon in Tacoma, WA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital, MultiCare Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Health Center, Loyola University Medical Center, and Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and has been in practice 13 years. He is one of 489 doctors at Loyola University Medical Center and one of 89 doctors at Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center who specialize in General Surgery.

Education & Training

  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Oregon Health & Science UniversityFELLOWSHIP
  • William Beaumont Army Medical Center
    William Beaumont Army Medical CenterRESIDENCY
  • Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
    Uniformed Services University of the Health SciencesMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Southern Methodist UniversityOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2017 - 2020
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2017 - 2021
  • AK State Medical License
    AK State Medical License 2015 - 2020
  • IA State Medical License
    IA State Medical License 2014 - 2020
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2014 - 2020
  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 2013 - 2021
  • OR State Medical License
    OR State Medical License 2012 - 2021
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Pediatric Surgery
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Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meritorious Resident Achievement Award (Army Commendation Medal) 2008
  • Outstanding Resident Researcher William Beaumont Army Medical Center, 2007
  • Outstanding Surgical Intern (Army Achievement Medal) 2004
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Bochdalek hernia in the adult: demographics, presentation, and surgical management.  
    Brown SR, Horton JD, Trivette E, Hofmann LJ, Johnson JM, Hernia, 1/1/2010
  • International Survey of the Management and Treatment of Patients with HCV and ESRD  
    Olson M, Grewal K, Bingaman A, Basi P, Stewart S, Horton J, Araya V, Ortiz J., Exp Clin Transplant, 1/1/2009
  • Survival trends in children with hepatoblastoma.  
    Horton JD, Lee S, Brown SR, Bader J, Meier DE, Pediatr Surg Int, 1/1/2009
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  • Presentation, Demographics, and Surgical Management of Bockdalek Hernias Adults
    Coleman JC, Horton JD, Johnson JM, SAGES 2009 Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 4/22/2009
  • Use of rFVIIa in the Trauma Setting - Practice Patterns in United States Trauma Centers
    Horton JD, DeZee KJ, Wagner M, Southeastern Surgical Congress 2008 Annual Scientific Meeting, Birmingham, AL, 2/9/2008
  • Management of Choledocholithiasis Among the United States Army General Surgeons
    Remick KN, Horton JD, Schriver JP, SAGES 2007 Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 4/18/2007
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  • Computed Tomographic Angiography in Pediatric Trauma (Podium Presentation) 
    San Antonio, TX - 2/3/2010
  • Survival Trends in Children with Hepatoblastoma (Podium Presentation) 
    Tacoma, WA - 5/20/2009
  • Prognostic Factors Among Children with Hepatoblastoma (Podium Presentation) 
    Salamanca, Spain - 7/2/2008
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Hospital Affiliations