Dr. Peter Lydon

General Surgery
Norwood, MA
38 years experience male

About

Bio

Peter J. Lydon, M.D.,F.A.C.S. has been in the practice of General and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in Norwood, Massachusetts since 1987. He has been a leader in the development of minimally invasive surgeries as early as 1990. He is a regionally recognized expert in laparoscopic procedures such as cholecystectomy, hernia repair, fundoplication and appendectomy. He is also a Charter Member of The American Hernia Society and Fellow of The American College of Surgeons.

Specialties
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General Surgery

Breast Surgery

Surgery, Board Certified

Licenses

United States: Massachusetts

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

248 Answers
346 Agrees
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Lydon
38 years experience General Surgery
Not sure: there is a very high recurrence rate for hiatal hernia repairs. If you have already had once recurrence, I would be very careful looking at further su ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Lydon
38 years experience General Surgery
No: IVP's are rarely done today and evaluate the kidneys. An ultrasound is safe and the standard of care for evaluation of the gallbladder.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Lydon
38 years experience General Surgery
No chance: there is no chance that a previous tubal ligation for elective sterilization could be undone with lysis of adhesions. There is a very, very small fail ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lydon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Lydon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Insightful, short and precise Despite that I myself being a GP wouldn't recommend alcohol consumption for at least 2 weeks post appendectomy.
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Thanks for your quick reply! I'd hate paying for shots if they wouldn't help :) I'll ask about meds
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks, my mom has had this for over a year. This is very helpful.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Boston University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 1982MD

Awards

Patient's Choice Award 2010
Patient's Choice Award 2011
Patient's Choice Award 2012
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