University of Wisconsin–Madison

Anne O. Lidor, MD, MPH, FACS


  • Chief, Division of Minimally Invasive, Foregut and Bariatric Surgery
  • Vice Chair of Education, Divisions of General Surgery
(608) 263-1036

600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792-7375


  • 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.

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

    • National guidelines may reduce socioeconomic disparities in treatment selection for esophageal cancer.
    • Nobel TB, Lavery JA, Barbetta A, Gennarelli RL, Lidor AO, Jones DR, Molena D
    • Dis. Esophagus 2018 Nov 28;
    • [PubMed ID: 30496376]
    • Wisconsin's Enterra Therapy Experience: A multi-institutional review of gastric electrical stimulation for medically refractory gastroparesis.
    • Shada A, Nielsen A, Marowski S, Helm M, Funk LM, Kastenmeier A, Lidor A, Gould JC
    • Surgery 2018 Oct; 164(4): 760-765
    • [PubMed ID: 30072246]
    • Underutilization of Treatment for Regional Gastric Cancer Among the Elderly in the USA.
    • Liu N, Molena D, Stem M, Blackford AL, Sewell DB, Lidor AO
    • J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2018 Jun; 22(6): 955-963
    • [PubMed ID: 29404983]
    • 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 2018 Mar - Apr; 75(2): 321-325
    • [PubMed ID: 28781133]
    • 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 2018 01; 14(1): 8-13
    • [PubMed ID: 28869165]

All Publications on PubMed