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Portrait of Anne O. Lidor, MD, MPH Anne O. Lidor, MD, MPH
Professor
Phone: (608) 263-1164
E-mail: lidor@surgery.wisc.edu

Dr. Anne Lidor is professor of surgery and the co-fellowship director. She completed the MIS/Bariatric Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University SOM and was fellowship director there for five years. She joined the faculty at the UW as chief of the Division of MIS, Foregut and Bariatric Surgery in November 2015. Dr. Lidor has expertise in complex and reoperative benign foregut disease, bariatric surgery, and MIS esophagectomy and gastrectomy for malignant disease. Her principal research interests focus on minimally invasive surgical outcomes with an emphasis on the development of quality metrics.


Portrait of Jacob A. Greenberg, MD, EdM Jacob A. Greenberg, MD, EdM
Assistant Professor
Phone: (608) 263-1164
E-mail: greenbergj@surgery.wisc.edu

Dr. Jacob Greenberg is assistant professor of surgery, co-fellowship director, and associate general surgery residency program director. Additionally, he is director of the UW Comprehensive Hernia Center. He joined the faculty at the UW in 2011 and has served as the director of the MIS fellowship since its inception in 2014. Dr. Greenberg has expertise in MIS, foregut, abdominal wall reconstruction, and bariatric surgery. His principal research interests focus on clinical research and clinical trials in hernia surgery, as well as surgical education and training.


Portrait of Luke Funk, MD, MPH Luke Funk, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Phone: (608) 263-1164
E-mail: funk@surgery.wisc.edu

Dr. Luke Funk is assistant professor of surgery and is fellowship trained in MIS and bariatric surgery. His clinical interests include bariatric surgery, hernia surgery, and endoscopic and surgical management of foregut disease. Dr. Funk’s research focuses on national patterns of surgical care, access to surgical care and improving the quality of surgical care.


Portrait of Michael J Garren, MD Michael J Garren, MD
Clinical Professor
Phone: (608) 263-1164
E-mail: garren@surgery.wisc.edu

Dr. Michael Garren is clinical professor of surgery and has expertise in minimally invasive bariatric surgery as well as other advanced laparoscopic procedures, including colon, antireflux, and hernia surgery. Dr. Garren is medical director of the UW Health Medical and Surgical Weight Management Program and is past president of the Wisconsin Surgical Society.


Portrait of Amber L. Shada, MD Amber L. Shada, MD
Assistant Professor (CHS)
Phone: (608) 263-1164
E-mail: shada@surgery.wisc.edu

Dr. Amber Shada is assistant professor of surgery and is fellowship trained in advanced endoscopic and laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery. She specializes in minimally invasive techniques for esophageal and gastric disorders, abdominal wall hernias, and gall bladder disorders. She also has special expertise in advanced endoscopic surgery. She graduated from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and completed her residency training at the University of Virginia. She did a fellowship in minimally invasive, foregut, and advanced endoscopy at The Oregon Clinic at Providence Portland Medical Center. Her clinical practice spans the breadth of general surgery, with focus on advanced interventional endoscopy for esophageal and gastric pathology.


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