Brent T. Shoji, MD - General Surgery
Dr. Brent T. Shoji reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Shoji is a specialist in abdominal and gastrointestinal surgery. He has been an Associate Surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston since 1987. Dr. Shoji was an Instructor in Surgery at Harvard Medical School from 1989 until July of 1997, when he was named Assistant Professor of Surgery.
Dr. Shoji also practices with Brigham Surgical Group, Department of Gastrointestinal/General Surgery. He has been affiliated with Harvard Vanguard Medical Association (formerly Harvard Community Health Plan) since 1987 and was chief of general surgery from 1991 to 2005.
Healthwise Knowledgebase Topics Reviewed
- Breast Problems
- Rectal Prolapse
- Umbilical Hernia in Children
- Pilonidal Disease
- MD: University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, 1982
- Internship in Surgery: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, 1982–1983
- Residency in Surgery: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, 1983–1987
- Chief Resident: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, 1986–1987
- Instructor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School, 1989–1997
- Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, July 1997–present
- Associate Surgeon, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, 1987–present
- Surgeon, Harvard Vanguard Medical Association, 1987–present
- Chief of General Surgery, Harvard Vanguard Medical Association, 1991–2005
- Surgeon, Brigham Surgical Group, Dept. of Gastrointestinal/General Surgery, 1991–present
- Surgeon, Faulkner Hospital, Jamaica Plain, 1997–present
- Shoji BT, Becker JM (1994). Colorectal disease in the elderly patient (review). Surgical Clinics of North America, 74(2): 293–316.
- Parsons WG, Shoji BT, Farraye FA (1994). Mesenteric venous thrombosis mimicking rectal carcinoma and presenting as a distal large bowel obstruction. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 89(7): 1126–1127.