As the son of Prebiotin founder, Dr. Frank W. Jackson, Wilson Jackson followed in his esteemed father’s footsteps, becoming a gastroenterologist and inventor himself. He has been with Prebiotin since its “conceptual inception.”
Dr. Wilson Jackson received his undergraduate degree from Bowdoin College cum laude in English literature and his Doctor of Medicine degree from Northwestern University in Chicago. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Training in advanced therapeutic endoscopy was completed at Temple University Hospital. He was a faculty member at Temple University Medical Center, where he was an assistant professor in the Division of Gastroenterology before moving to the Harrisburg area.
He has a particular interest in Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis eosinophilic esophagitis, and the use of Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) for patients suffering from recurrent C. Difficile.
Dr. Jackson is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology/hepatology. He was elected a fellow of the American Gastroenterology Association, American College of Physicians, and American College of Gastroenterology, and is also a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, American Medical Association, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Pennsylvania Society of Gastroenterology (former president.) He is currently a member of the board of trustees for the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Additionally, Dr. Jackson has served on the National Affairs Committee for the American College of Gastroenterology. In 2009, he was selected as the Physician of the Year for the Delaware Valley Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. He wrote an iPhone app on eosinophilic esophagitis, EoE Tracker (www.i-gastro.net) and a colonoscopy prep.