Dr. Lord earned his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. He completed his internship and residency at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia, and a Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh. He is board-certified in Surgery by the American Board of Surgery.
His particular areas of interest include laparoscopic surgery for morbid obesity and gastrointestinal surgery. In addition, he has special interest in laparoscopic treatment of GERD and laparoscopic colon resection, adrenalectomy/splenectomy, and hernia repair.
Dr. Lord was previously the director of Minimally Invasive General and Bariatric Surgery at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia. Memberships in professional and scientific societies include the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Bariatric Surgeons (ASBS), and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).