University of Wisconsin–Madison

Anne O. Lidor, MD, MPH, FACS


  • Chief, Division of Minimally Invasive 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

    • Long-term dysphagia resolution following POEM versus Heller myotomy for achalasia patients.
    • Shea GE, Johnson MK, Venkatesh M, Jolles SA, Prout TM, Shada AL, Greenberg JA, Lidor AO, Funk LM
    • Surg Endosc 2019 Jul 10;
    • [PubMed ID: 31292743]
    • Complications After Esophagectomy.
    • Mboumi IW, Reddy S, Lidor AO
    • Surg. Clin. North Am. 2019 Jun; 99(3): 501-510
    • [PubMed ID: 31047038]
    • 30-Day Outcomes After Intraoperative Leak Testing for Bariatric Surgery Patients.
    • Liu N, Cusack MC, Venkatesh M, Pontes AL, Shea G, Svoboda DC, Greenberg JA, Lidor AO, Funk LM
    • J. Surg. Res. 2019 Oct; 242: 136-144
    • [PubMed ID: 31077945]
    • Healthcare spending and utilization following antireflux surgery: examining costs and reasons for readmission.
    • Kleppe KL, Xu Y, Funk LM, Wang X, Havlena JA, Greenberg JA, Lidor AO
    • Surg Endosc 2019 Apr 05;
    • [PubMed ID: 30953200]
    • 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 2019 May 01; 32(5)
    • [PubMed ID: 30496376]

All Publications on PubMed