Dr. Roy R Shen MD Surgeon

Dr. Roy Shen is a surgeon in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Lowell General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Shen accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 12 doctors at Lowell General Hospital who specialize in Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Chinese (Mandarin).

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Bariatric

Clinical Interests: Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures, Wound care, Hernia, Trauma, Minimally invasive surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Breast Diseases

Hospital Affiliation

Other Languages Spoken

  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Education & Medical Training

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, General Surgery, 1997–2002

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Minimally Invasive Surgery /Bariatric Fellowship, 2002–2003

Thomas Jefferson University
Residency, General Surgery, 1996–1997

Jefferson Medical College
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 10 years in Surgery

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Laparoscopic bariatric surgery in super-obese patients (BMI>50) is safe and effective: a review of 332 patients.
Parikh MS, Shen R, Weiner M, Siegel N, Ren CJ

Laparoscopic treatment of superior mesenteric artery syndrome.
Kingham TP, Shen R, Ren C

Impact of patient follow-up on weight loss after bariatric surgery.
Shen R, Dugay G, Rajaram K, Cabrera I, Siegel N, Ren CJ 2004 4

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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