In the fall of 2016, Roy Shen, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Rebecca Shore, MD, FACS, joined the Lawrence General bariatric surgery team
. Both surgeons have been working in the region for many years and join current bariatric surgeon, Victor Villarreal, MD, in serving patients at Lawrence General Hospital.
Dr. Shen trained at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and New York University Hospital before moving to Massachusetts in 2003. He has extensive experience in laparoscopic bariatric procedures, providing training to other surgeons. Dr. Shen is a fellow of both the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Shen joins the Lawrence General team as the second co-director.
Dr. Shore trained at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and Tufts Medical Center, earning a fellowship in Bariatric and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. She has extensive experience with bariatrics , more than 12 years in practice. Dr. Shore is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.