Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgery Norwood
Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgery Norwood


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Dr. Peter Lydon has been in the practice of General and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in Norwood, Massachusetts since 1987. He has been a leader in the development of minimally invasive surgeries as early as 1990.

He is a regionally recognized expert in laparoscopic procedures such as cholecystectomy, hernia repair, fundoplication and appendectomy. Dr. Lydon also performs other general surgical procedures including colon resection for cancer, breast surgery and thyroid surgery.

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News Update

Dr. Lydon named Medical Director of the Hernia Center of Excellence at Steward Norwood Hospital

Dr. Lydon has been named a Top Doctor by Boston Magazine in the December 2014 & 2015 issue.

Dr. Lydon has been named recipient of Castle Connolly's Top Doctors

Dr. Lydon now offers implantation of the LINX DEVICE.

Dr. Lydon has been named recipient of the 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 Patients' Choice Award.

Dr. Lydon named as investigator in Ethicon's INTERNATIONAL HERNIA MESH REGISTRY.

Dr. Lydon performs Single Incision GallbladderSurgery.


Laparoscopic surgery refers to a type of telescope used to see inside the body. The scope is inserted into a small incision while a camera transmits the image to a television screen above the operating table. Instruments are then inserted into additional incisions (usually no more than four) to retract, cut, stitch, and staple. The benefits of laparoscopic surgery include less scarring, shorter hospital stays, and quicker and easier recoveries for patients.

There are a variety of conditions that can be treated with this minimally invasive procedure, such as:

Click here to watch videos of Dr. Lydon performing Laparoscopic Surgery. Click here to watch videos of Dr. Lydon performing Laparoscopic Surgery.


Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgery Norwood