Andras Sandor MD, FACS, FASMBS

Andras Sandor MD, FACS, FASMBS

Lexington, MA

Dr. Andras Sandor, received his medical school training at the Semmelweis University of Budapest in 1992.

After the initial surgical training in Budapest at the Post-Graduate Medical University, Dr. Sandor spent 3 years as a postdoctoral associate at the Department of Surgery of Yale Medical School studying the pathobiology of carcinoid tumors. In 1997 he joined the then newly established UMASS EndoSurgery Center and completed a 2-year research fellowship in advanced minimal access surgery. He served as Teaching Faculty in the Learning Center of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) in 1998 and 1999. Dr. Sandor has authored numerous publications and book chapters.

Dr. Sandor completed his formal training in general surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts. In the final year of his general surgical residency Dr. Sandor served as Chief Resident in Surgery and in 2005 he completed a clinical fellowship in Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery also at the University of Massachusetts. He entered private practice in the Boston area in 2005.

Dr. Sandor is the founder and director of the Commonwealth Weight Loss Center in Stoneham, Massachusetts, offering comprehensive surgical weight management and a full range of general surgical services. In addition to laparoscopic bariatric surgery, Dr. Sandor's current areas of interest primarily include advanced minimally invasive procedures, such as laparoscopic splenectomy, adrenalectomy, laparoscopic anti-reflux procedures, laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair, laparoscopic ventral and inguinal hernia repair, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic common bile duct exploration and laparoscopic small and large bowel surgery.

Dr. Sandor is also the Director of the Hallmark Health Center for Weight Management and Weight Loss Surgery and he serves as Vice-President of the Medical Staff at Hallmark Health Systems. He holds the appointment of Clinical Assistant Professor at Tufts Medical School and is actively involved in teaching medical students and surgery residents.

Dr. Sandor is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.