Board-Certified: American Board of Surgery
Fellow: American College of Surgeons
Medical Degree: Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit
Internship and Residency: Naval Center in Portsmouth, VA
Fellowship: Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh
Specialties: Dr. Lord’s particular areas of interest include laparoscopic surgery for morbid obesity and gastrointestinal surgery. In addition, he has special interest in laparoscopic treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and other diseases of the foregut: laparoscopic colon resection, laparoscopic adrenalectomy and splenectomy and laparoscopic hernia repair. He is board-certified in Surgery by the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Lord serves as Medical Director of Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery at the Sacred Heart Institute for Surgical Weight Loss. In addition, he is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Mark Ravitch/Leon C. Hirsch Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Health System.
Dr. Lord was previously Director of Minimally Invasive General and Bariatric Surgery at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, VA. Memberships in professional and scientific societies include the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Bariatric Surgeons (ASBS) and Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). Dr. Lord is also a physician teaching proctor for the American Society of Bariatric Surgeons.