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 and 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.
Education and Training
MD: University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 1982
Internship in Surgery: Harbor-University of California Medical Center, Torrance, CA, 1982–1983
Residency in Surgery: Harbor-University of California Medical Center, Torrance, CA, 1983–1987
Chief Resident: Harbor-University of California Medical Center, Torrance, CA, 1986–1987
American Board of Surgery
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA:
Assistant Professor of Surgery, 1997–present
Instructor in Surgery, 1989–1997
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