Anne O. Lidor, MD, MPH, FACS


  • Chair, Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery
(608) 263-1036

  • Administrative Assistant: (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

  • Endoscopic and Surgical Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.
    Zimmermann CJ, Lidor A
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 2021 12; 50(4): 809-823
    [PubMed ID: 34717872]

  • Gender disparities in gastrointestinal surgery fellowship programs.
    Wolbrom DH, Brunt LM, Lidor A, Jeyarajah DR, Mattar SG, Pryor A
    Surg Endosc 2022 Jun; 36(6): 3805-3810
    [PubMed ID: 34459975]

  • Perioperative Cost Differences Between Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Single Institutional Review.
    Murtha JA, Svoboda DC, Liu N, Johnson MK, Venkatesh M, Greenberg JA, Lidor AO, Funk LM
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2021 Sep; 31(9): 993-998
    [PubMed ID: 34252333]

  • Healthcare Resource Utilization in Inguinal Hernia Repair: A Three-Year Cost Evaluation of Truven Health Marketscan Research Databases.
    Rogers AP, Xu Y, Lidor AO
    J Surg Res 2021 08; 264: 408-417
    [PubMed ID: 33848840]

  • Antireflux surgery leads to durable improvement in laryngopharyngeal reflux symptoms.
    Hessler LK, Xu Y, Shada AL, Johnson MK, Funk LM, Greenberg JA, Lidor AO
    Surg Endosc 2022 01; 36(1): 778-786
    [PubMed ID: 33528667]

All Publications on PubMed