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

  • Commentary on the Multi-society Consensus Conference and Guideline on the Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).
    Dimou FM, Lidor A, Velanovich V
    J Gastrointest Surg 2023 Mar; 27(3): 650-652
    [PubMed ID: 36720755]

  • Multi-society consensus conference and guideline on the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
    Slater BJ, Collings A, Dirks R, Gould JC, Qureshi AP, Juza R, Rodríguez-Luna MR, Wunker C, Kohn GP, Kothari S, Carslon E, Worrell S, Abou-Setta AM, Ansari MT, Athanasiadis DI, Daly S, Dimou F, Haskins IN, Hong J, Krishnan K, Lidor A, Litle V, Low D, Petrick A, Soriano IS, Thosani N, Tyberg A, Velanovich V, Vilallonga R, Marks JM
    Surg Endosc 2023 Feb; 37(2): 781-806
    [PubMed ID: 36529851]

  • Reflux Surgery in Lung Transplantation: A Multicenter Retrospective Study.
    Green CL, Gulack BC, Keshavjee S, Singer LG, McCurry K, Budev MM, Reece TL, Lidor AO, Palmer SM, Davis RD
    Ann Thorac Surg 2023 Apr; 115(4): 1024-1032
    [PubMed ID: 36216086]

  • Recurrent dysphagia after myotomy for achalasia: pneumatic dilation or POEM? : Which modality offers superior outcomes?
    Zimmermann C, Torell N, Lidor A, Funk L, Shada A
    Surg Endosc 2023 Jun; 37(6): 4812-4817
    [PubMed ID: 36121502]

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

All Publications on PubMed