Scott Alan Shikora, MD, FACS

General, Bariatric and advanced laparoscopic surgery

College –Muhlenberg College – Allentown PA BS in Biology/Natural Science

Med School – Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Associate Professor of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine

Residency in General Surgery-New England Deaconess Hospital

Fellowship in Nutritional Support (TPN) – NEDH

US Air Force – Major, honorably discharged

Surgical Director-Obesity Consult Center

Director-Center for Minimally Invasive Obesity Surgery


American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition; Vice President, February 2002-present.
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
American Society of Clinical Nutrition
Society of Critical Care Medicine
Boston Surgical Society
American Society for Bariatric Surgery
International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity

Principle investigator

Electrical gastric stimulation projects

Journal involvement

Heart and Lung (reviewer)
Postgraduate Medical Journal (reviewer)
Nutrition in Clinical Care (editorial board)
Nutrition in Clinical Practice (editorial board)
Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (reviewer)
New England Journal of Medicine (reviewer)
Obesity Surgery (Associate Editor)


37 articles/15 book chapters/2 textbooks (editor)


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