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Peter Lydon, MD, General Surgery, Norwood, MA, Norwood Hospital


General Surgery Norwood, MA

General and Laparoscopic Surgeon

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  • Dr. Peter Lydon is a general surgeon in Norwood, MA and is affiliated with Norwood Hospital. He received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and has been in practice 35 years. He is experienced in hernias, laparoscopy, minimally invasive surgery, breast surgery, and diaphragmatic hernia repair.

Education & Training

  • Tufts University Affiliated HospitalsFellowship, Surgery, 1986 - 1987
  • St Elizabeth's Medical Center
    St Elizabeth's Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery, 1982 - 1987
  • St Elizabeth's Medical Center
    St Elizabeth's Medical CenterInternship, General Surgery, 1982 - 1983
  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Boston University School of MedicineClass of 1982
  • Boston University College of Liberal ArtsBA, Distinction, 1978

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 1984 - 2023
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctor - Boston Magazine Boston Magazine, 2014-2019
  • Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2013-2019
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification eClinicalWorks EHR, eClinicalWorks LLC, 2012-2013
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Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Endoscopic Balloon-Assisted Abdominoplasty.  
    O’Brien, J.J., Glasgow, A., Lydon, P, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 1997; 5:1462-1463


  • A new method of short gastric vessel division using Tripolar Cutting Forceps.
    Lydon, P., Reilly, P., Glasgow, A, 3rd International Congress on New Technology and Advanced Techniques in Surgery, Luxembourg
  • Totally Extra-Peritoneal Endoscopic Repair of a Spigelian Hernia.
    Lydon, P, 1st annual meeting of The American Hernia Society, Miami

Press Mentions

  • The Bayh-Dole Act’s Vital Importance to the U.S. Life-Sciences Innovation System
    The Bayh-Dole Act’s Vital Importance to the U.S. Life-Sciences Innovation SystemMarch 4th, 2019


  • member, Medical Executive Committee - Norwood Hospital 2014 - 2018

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