Physicians & Staff

Kristina Gaunt, MD

Kristina Gaunt, MD

Kristina Gaunt, M.D. is a board-certified general surgeon who completed her undergraduate studies at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN and attended medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She then went on to complete her 5 year general surgery residency training in Des Moines, Iowa in 2017. Her husband Jeff is a native Michigander, prompting Dr. Gaunt’s relocation to Western Michigan.

Additionally, Dr. Gaunt is an assistant professor of surgery at Michigan State University. She proctors residents from Detroit Medical Center, as well as physician assistant students through Michigan State University.

She offers a wide-range of skills to our patients here in Western Michigan. General Surgery and Breast Surgery are her primary interests. She is a dedicated member of the breast cancer team through Mercy Hospital’s Comprehensive Breast Center and works with a multi-disciplinary team to provide excellent breast care to the community. In addition, she provides multiple other services including endoscopy, colonoscopy, colorectal surgery, hernia surgery, minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery and other acute general and trauma cares.

Dr. Gaunt and her husband Jeff reside in Norton Shores with their 3 young boys and their dog Max. In her free time she can be found enjoying her family-time and traveling. She also loves the beach and spending time out on Lake Michigan.

In Practice Since:

2017

Accepting new patients:

Yes

Specialties

Primary Specialty:

General Surgery, Surgical Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Breast Surgery

Education

Medical Education:

Medical Doctor: Southern Illinois University of Medicine, Springfield, IL.

Residency:

General Surgery Residency: Central Iowa Health Systems, Des Moines, IA.

Board Certifications:

General Surgery: American College of Surgeons

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