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Anne O. Lidor, MD, MPH

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(608) 263-1036

600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792-7375

Anne O. Lidor, MD, MPH

Professor and Chief, Division of Minimally Invasive, Foregut and Bariatric Surgery
Vice Chair of Education, Divisions of General Surgery


  • MD, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, 1996
  • General Surgery Residency, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, 1999
  • Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2004
  • MPH, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 2007

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Lidor is fellowship-trained in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery and is board certified in General Surgery. She is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the Society for University Surgeons, the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, and the American College of Surgeons. She specializes in minimally invasive techniques for surgery of the stomach and esophagus as well as bariatric surgery. In addition, she uses minimally invasive techniques for benign and malignant disorders of the stomach and esophagus. She has particular interest in complex and revisional foregut disease.

Dr. Lidor provides a wide range of services including Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal), Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band, Laparoscopic and Robotic Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic and Robotic Heller Myotomy, Laparoscopic and Robotic Nissen Fundoplication, Laparoscopic Revisional Bariatric Surgery, Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Wedge Resection for GIST, LINX Reflux Management System for GERD, Open and Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF) , and Ventral / Abdominal Hernia Repair.

Research Interests

Dr. Lidor’s principal research interest focuses on outcomes related to minimally invasive surgical techniques, surgical education and bariatric surgery.

Recent Publications
  • Smartphone Use and the Perception of Professionalism Among Medical Students and Surgical Faculty.
    Patel S, Lidor A, Sanyal A, Goepfert AR, Hueppchen N
    J Surg Educ 2017 Aug 03.
    [PubMed ID: 28781133]
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  • The Impact of Operative Approach on Postoperative Complications Following Colectomy for Colon Caner.
    Mungo B, Papageorge CM, Stem M, Molena D, Lidor AO
    World J Surg 2017 Aug; 41(8):2143-2152.
    [PubMed ID: 28332057]
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  • Concurrent bariatric surgery and paraesophageal hernia repair: comparison of sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
    Shada AL, Stem M, Funk LM, Greenberg JA, Lidor AO
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2017 Jul 29.
    [PubMed ID: 28869165]
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  • Long-Term Quality of Life Outcomes Following Nissen Versus Toupet Fundoplication in Patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.
    Gunter RL, Shada AL, Funk LM, Wang X, Greenberg JA, Lidor AO
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2017 Sep; 27(9):931-936.
    [PubMed ID: 28737451]
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  • SAGES quality initiative: an introduction.
    Lidor A, Telem D, Bower C, Sinha P, Orlando R, Romanelli J
    Surg Endosc 2017 Aug; 31(8):3072-3077.
    [PubMed ID: 28664439]
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  • A structured, extended training program to facilitate adoption of new techniques for practicing surgeons.
    Greenberg JA, Jolles S, Sullivan S, Quamme SP, Funk LM, Lidor AO, Greenberg C, Pugh CM
    Surg Endosc 2017 Jun 22.
    [PubMed ID: 28643054]
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  • Patient-reported quality of life after bariatric surgery: a single institution analysis.
    Vegel AJ, Shah N, Lidor AO, Greenberg JA, Shan Y, Wang X, Funk LM
    J. Surg. Res. 2017 Oct; 218():117-123.
    [PubMed ID: 28985837]
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  • Impact of Surgeon Specialty on Perioperative Outcomes of Surgery for Benign Esophageal Diseases: A NSQIP Analysis.
    Khoshhal Z, Canner J, Schneider E, Stem M, Haut E, Schlottmann F, Barbetta A, Mungo B, Lidor A, Molena D
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2017 Sep; 27(9):924-930.
    [PubMed ID: 28594583]
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  • Psychosocial Factors Are Associated with Quality of Life After Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery.
    Statz AK, Stroud AM, Jolles SA, Greenberg JA, Lidor AO, Shada AL, Wang X, Funk LM
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2017 Aug; 27(8):755-760.
    [PubMed ID: 28557566]
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  • Management of Non-neoplastic Gastric Lesions.
    Schmocker RK, Lidor AO
    Surg. Clin. North Am. 2017 Apr; 97(2):387-403.
    [PubMed ID: 28325193]
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