Dr. Roy Shen, MD

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Age 51
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Dr. Roy Shen, MD
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.

21 Village Sq

Chelmsford, MA 01824

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Dr. Roy Shen, MD

Dr. Roy Shen, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
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Care Philosophy

  • Focus on personal patient care
  • Educate patient on treatment plan
  • Provide before & after operative care
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Dr. Shen's Experience

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  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

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

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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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

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Procedures

  • 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

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 2/11/2014
    Amount or Range: Above Average
0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Philadelphia College Of Pharmacy and Science
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • New York University Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin

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Dr. Shen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shen to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Shen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Billerica, MA |
Very knowledgeable and easy to work with. My surgery went smoothly, on time and pain was minimal.
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Hospitals where Dr. Shen has admitting privileges

Lowell General Hospital
295 Varnum Ave
Lowell, MA 01854
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