Dr. Matthew D. Shane

Board-Certified General Surgeon with interest in
GI diseases and Minimally Invasive approaches


Dr. Shane has spent his life caring for the needs of Kentucky’s citizens. As a young man growing up in Louisville, he earned the rank of Eagle Scout. After graduating from Ballard High School, he matriculated to Vanderbilt University, where he graduated Magna cum Laude with a degree in Mathematics. He then attended the University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine, where he graduated with honors. He completed his General Surgery residency at UK, earning numerous awards and citations during his tenure, including several teaching awards, and induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. From there, Dr. Shane completed a 2-year fellowship in Minimally Invasive surgery at Emory University, one of the oldest and most respected training programs of its type. While there, he was extensively trained in advanced laparoscopic techniques, and also published numerous articles on topics ranging from Bariatric and Reflux Surgery to Surgical Education. Once his fellowship was completed, Dr. Shane chose to return home to Lexington, Kentucky. He currently practices General Surgery, with an emphasis on GI diseases and Minimally Invasive approaches.

Dr. Shane is Board-Certified in General Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and is a member of a number of surgical organizations, including the Lexington Medical Society, the Kentucky Medical Association, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.




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