Lisa E, McMahon, MD

Pediatric Surgeon

Dr. Lisa McMahon is a native of Charlottesville, Virginia. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 1992 then served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala for 3 years. When she returned to the United States, she attended Texas A&M medical school and graduated in 2001. Dr. McMahon completed her general surgery training at Mayo Clinic – Arizona in 2006 and her pediatric surgery fellowship at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, AR in 2008.

She is a member of many academic and professional societies including the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the Priestly Society, and the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. In 2014, Dr. McMahon was named Section Chief of General Surgery at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

Dr. McMahon’s medical interests include advanced laparoscopy, Hirschsprung’s disease, pectus excavatum, slipping rib syndrome, and childhood tumors. Additional interests include the specialized care of young patients diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. McMahon is a member of the Medical Advisory Committee for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America/Southwest Chapter.  She is also a member of the Pediatric Advisory Committee for the National Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. She is a surgeon with the Pectus Excavatum and Chest Wall Anomalies Clinic, a collaborative program with Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Mayo Clinic – Arizona. In her spare time, Dr. McMahon enjoys hiking, running, and yoga.

She is fluent in Spanish and travelled to Central America in 2013 with Medical Hands for Healing, a Scottsdale, AZ based group of physicians, nurses, technicians, and support staff that provide medical care to underprivileged areas throughout the world. Dr. McMahon performed pediatric surgeries in Rivas, Nicaragua while helping to educate the local physicians and other medical staff in the latest surgical techniques.

University of Virginia

Medical School:
Texas A & M University College of Medicine

General Surgery:
Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ

Pediatric Surgery Fellowship:
Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, AR

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