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Anne O. Lidor, MD, MPH

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(608) 263-1164

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
  • 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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  • Laparoscopic retrosternal gastric pull-up for fistulized mediastinal mass.
    Mungo B, Barbetta A, Lidor AO, Stem M, Molena D
    World J Gastrointest Surg 2017 Mar 27; 9(3):92-96.
    [PubMed ID: 28396722, PMC ID: 5366931]
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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 Mar 22.
    [PubMed ID: 28332057]
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  • Student use and perceptions of mobile technology in clinical clerkships - Guidance for curriculum design.
    Law JK, Thome PA, Lindeman B, Jackson DC, Lidor AO
    Am. J. Surg. 2017 Jan 30.
    [PubMed ID: 28173937]
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  • Identification of the Lymphatic Drainage Pattern of Esophageal Cancer with Near-Infrared Fluorescent Imaging.
    Schlottmann F, Barbetta A, Mungo B, Lidor AO, Molena D
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2017 Mar; 27(3):268-271.
    [PubMed ID: 27992300]
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  • The Optimal Approach to Symptomatic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair: Important Technical Considerations.
    Zaman JA, Lidor AO
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 2016 Oct; 18(10):53.
    [PubMed ID: 27595155]
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  • Impact of near-peer teaching rounds on student satisfaction in the basic surgical clerkship.
    Lin JA, Farrow N, Lindeman BM, Lidor AO
    Am. J. Surg. 2016 Sep 30.
    [PubMed ID: 28277232]
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  • Utilization of surgical treatment for local and locoregional esophageal cancer: Analysis of the National Cancer Data Base.
    Taylor LJ, Greenberg CC, Lidor AO, Leverson GE, Maloney JD, Macke RA
    Cancer 2017 Feb 01; 123(3):410-419.
    [PubMed ID: 27680893, PMC ID: 5258774]
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  • Influence of Specialty Training and Trainee Involvement on Perioperative Outcomes of Esophagectomy.
    Khoushhal Z, Canner J, Schneider E, Stem M, Haut E, Mungo B, Lidor A, Molena D
    Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2016 Dec; 102(6):1829-1836.
    [PubMed ID: 27570158]
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  • Esophageal Cancer Treatment Is Underutilized Among Elderly Patients in the USA.
    Molena D, Stem M, Blackford AL, Lidor AO
    J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2017 Jan; 21(1):126-136.
    [PubMed ID: 27527093]
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