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Jonathan Kohler

Jonathan Kohler

Expert in minimally invasive pediatric and neonatal surgery and health communications.

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-263-3223 Home page


  • Medical narratives/storytelling
  • Health Literacy
  • Patient/physician communication
  • pediatric trauma
  • pediatric oncology
  • neonatal surgery
  • minimally invasive surgery
  • general and thoracic pediatric surgery


  • Investigator, Wiscosin Surgical Outcomes Research Program
  • Former health care reporter for The Standard-Times, New Bedford, MA
  • Master's Degree in Health Communications, Emerson College in collaboration with Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • Founder of RxCreative, a medical narrative consulting group for doctors, scientists and entertainment professionals
  • Junior Faculty Scholar, Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence, University of Chicago