John A. DeGiovanni MD, FACS

Medical Director

johndegiovanniDr. John DeGiovanni is a board-certified physician who specializes in General Surgery as well as dermatological procedures. Dr. DeGiovanni earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Bradley University and then attended the University of Illinois-College of Medicine where he earned his MD degree. He went on to enter an internship at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison, WI followed by a residency in general surgery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After residency, Dr. DeGiovanni moved to Sauk Prairie and founded Surgical Associates. He has been providing surgical care for the citizens of the Sauk Prairie area for over 30 years.

Dr. DeGiovanni has also been donating his time and resources performing medical mission work with the Haiti Medical Mission of Wisconsin. Every year, he and a group of health care workers collect medical products, drugs, and basic necessities for the people of Thiotte, Haiti. Dr. DeGiovanni performs medical and surgical care that is badly needed by the people in that area. In recognition of his charitable work and leadership in both Wisconsin and Haiti, Dr. DeGiovanni was awarded the distinguished Wisconsin Physician of the Year Award in 2002. His professional interests are in endoscopy, gynecology, breast surgery and cancer, colorectal surgery, surgery of the head and neck, and dermatology.


Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
State Medical Society of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Surgical Society
Sauk County Medical Society


Dr. “Degi”, as Dr. DeGiovanni is affectionately referred to, lives in Prairie du Sac with his wife Marian. They have raised 4 children in the Sauk Prairie community, 2 of whom have entered the medical field. Dr. DeGiovanni is an active participant in the community, having served on the school board, coached soccer as well as continued participation in many church functions. He is currently a board member at Sauk Prairie Memorial Hospital and medical director for Hospice. Spending time with his four grandchildren, Italian cooking, and watching soccer games is what Dr. DeGi enjoys outside of work. He also enjoys traveling and has been to Italy to visit family in addition to his yearly mission trips to Haiti.