Dr. Scott Alan Shikora is the director of the Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Shikora received his medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed both his residency in surgery and his fellowship in hyperalimentation at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Shikora has been named one of Boston’s best doctors 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 the surgical journal 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.
Dr. Shikora has clinical and research interests in minimally invasive bariatric and general surgery, neuromodulation, and new surgical technologies.