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David Lawlor, M.D.

David Lawlor, M.D., is a surgeon on the consulting staff at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston and is an assistant in surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Lawlor is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is certified in pediatric surgery. Dr. Lawlor earned his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School. He completed his residency in general surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and completed his fellowship in pediatric surgery at Izaak Walton Killam/Grace Health Centre.

Dr. Lawlor’s major research interests have been direct products of clinical experience in critically ill patients.His clinical interests include extracorporeal life support, minimally invasive techniques, neonatal surgery, pediatric general and thoracic surgery, pediatric urology, and burns and critical care.


  • Medical Degree, Dartmouth Medical School
  • Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Fellowship, IWK Grace Health Centre

Board certifications:

  • Surgery, American Board of Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery, American Board of Surgery