Dr. Roy R. Shen, MD

Dr. Roy R. Shen, MD

General Surgery | Male | 50 years old

Learn about this doctor

Care Philosophy

Focus on personal patient care Educate patient on treatment plan Provide before & after operative careRead more

Personal Bio

Roy Shen MD, FACS, is the current Chief of Surgery (also from 2007-2009) and has been the Trauma Medical Director...Read more

Dr. Shen's Experience

0ExperienceMatch
Experience Match

See how Dr. Shen's experience matches your preferences.

8
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

1
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

41
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

44
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

Visiting Dr. Shen

Dr. Shen accepts 20 insurance carriers

Affiliated Hospitals

Hospital Quality

Check out the quality of care at the 1 hospitals where Dr. Shen has admitting privileges.

Hospital Quality Awards

×

Dr. Shen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shen to family and friends
4
based on 4 total surveys
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
     (4)
  • Helpfulness
     (4)
  • Staff
     (4)
  • Scheduling
     (4)
Experience with Dr. Shen
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (4)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (4)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (4)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (3)
Dr. Shen's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (4)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (4)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (4)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes (2)
Have you seen Dr. Roy R. Shen, MD?
Are you Dr. Shen?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!
Get started today!

Compare Dr. Shen

Compare this Doctor
View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.
View all 10 matches

Dr. Shen says...

Roy Shen MD, FACS, is the current Chief of Surgery (also from 2007-2009) and has been the Trauma Medical Director since 2010 for Lowell General Hospital. Since 2003, he has been a team member of Weight Management Center of the Hospital. Besides being the first surgeon in the Merrimack Valley to offer the Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band (Lap-Band) to his bariatric patients, he has completed over 1600 laparoscopic-bariatric surgeries in 2015.  He is board-certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery since 2004.

Dr. Shen received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA in 1996. He completed his internship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, then finished his surgical training at the University of Illinois at the Metropolitan Group Hospital in Chicago, IL. He was honored with the title of Administrative Chief Resident of his residency class. While a resident, Dr. Shen was awarded the SLS award for outstanding Lapro-endoscopic Surgery in 2002. He then went on to complete a minimally invasive surgical fellowship under the direction of Christine Ren, MD, one of the most prominent bariatric surgeons in the USA, at New York University Medical Center. 

Before Dr. Shen was a medical student, he was a pharmacist at Bryn Mawr Hospital from 1990-1996.

Dr. Shen's Care Philosophy

  • Focus on personal patient care
  • Educate patient on treatment plan
  • Provide before & after operative care

Dr. Shen says...

Current Chief of Surgery (also from 2007-2009) and has been the Trauma Medical Director of Lowell General Hospital since 2010.  Completed over 1600 laparoscopic-bariatric surgeries by 2015.  Board certified in General Surgery since 2004. Was a pharmacist at Bryn Mawr Hospital from 1990-1996. 

Dr. Shen says...

Current Chief of Surgery (also from 2007-2009) and has been the Trauma Medical Director of Lowell General Hospital since 2010.  Completed over 1600 laparoscopic-bariatric surgeries by 2015.  Board certified in General Surgery since 2004. Was a pharmacist at Bryn Mawr Hospital from 1990-1996. 

Dr. Shen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Background Check

  • 1
    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Shen has 1 malpractice claim

    More  What is medical malpractice
    • Settlement (2/11/2014)
    • Amount or Range: Above Average
    • State: Massachusetts
    Less
  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What are board actions

Background Check

Why It Matters: Dr. Shen's Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Obesity
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Illinois At Chicago Medical Center

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    New York University Hospitals

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    Philadelphia College Of Pharmacy and Science

    Graduated in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

Dr. Shen does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Shen and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair