Scott Shikora, MD
Director, Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Scott A. Shikora, MD, is the director of the Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Shikora received his medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed both a residency in General Surgery and a fellowship in Hyperalimentation at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Shikora is annually named one of Boston’s Top Doctor by Boston Magazine.
Dr. Shikora is both a past president and a former executive council member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He is an associate editor of Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases and the current editor-in-chief of Obesity Surgery. Dr. Shikora has authored numerous book chapters and journal publications and has made hundreds of presentations internationally on bariatric surgery topics.
His clinical and research interests in minimally invasive bariatric and general surgery, neuromodulation and new surgical technologies.