Shauna Lorenzo-Rivero, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Dr. Lorenzo, board certified through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and American Board of Colorectal Surgery (ABCRS), specializes in general and colon and rectal surgery. Dr. Lorenzo joined University Surgical Associates in 2008.

Dr. Lorenzo is an associate professor of surgery, Department of Surgery, for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (FASCRS).

She sees patients at USA’s Surgical Specialties Building and performs surgery at Erlanger Hospital.

She founded the Greater Chattanooga Colon Cancer Foundation (GCCCF.org) to educate Chattanoogans on the importance of colon cancer screening and raise funds for those who cannot afford it through the Rump Run (rumprun.com).

Dr. Lorenzo is the 2022 president of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Foundation of Chattanooga.

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Education

Undergraduate (1991 – 1995)
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
A.B., Summa Cum Laude
National Hispanic Scholar, 1991

Graduate (1995 – 1999)
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Medical Degree

Residency (1999 – 2004)
General Surgery
Univ. of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City, IA

Fellowship (2004 – 2005)
Colorectal Surgery
Ferguson Clinic
Grand Rapids, MI

Certifications

American Board of Surgery, 2005, Recert. 2015
American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery, 2007, Recert. 2016
Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 2007
Medical License – Tennessee, 2008
Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery, 2007
Stapled Transrectal Resection, 2009
Fellow, American College of Colon & Rectal Surgery, 2010
Robotic Surgery, 2010
TAMIS, 2016

Academic Appointments

2008 – 2013
Assistant Professor of Surgery
2013 – Present

Associate Professor of Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Department of Surgery
Chattanooga, TN

Professional Organizations

Chattanooga Hamilton County Medical Society (President 2017); American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, 2004–present; American College of Surgeons, 1999–present; Association of Women Surgeons, 1998–present; Tennessee Medical Association, 2008–present; Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation (CCFA); Greater Chattanooga Colon Cancer Foundation

Shauna Lorenzo-Rivero, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Dr. Lorenzo, board certified through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and American Board of Colorectal Surgery (ABCRS), specializes in general and colon and rectal surgery. Dr. Lorenzo joined University Surgical Associates in 2008.

Dr. Lorenzo is an associate professor of surgery, Department of Surgery, for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (FASCRS). She sees patients at USA’s Surgical Specialties Building and performs surgery at Erlanger Hospital.

She founded the Greater Chattanooga Colon Cancer Foundation (GCCCF.org) to educate Chattanoogans on the importance of colon cancer screening and raise funds for those who cannot afford it through the Rump Run (rumprun.com).

Dr. Lorenzo is the 2022 president of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Foundation of Chattanooga.

Education

Undergraduate (1991 – 1995)
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
A.B., Summa Cum Laude
National Hispanic Scholar, 1991

Graduate (1995 – 1999)
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Medical Degree

Residency (1999 – 2004)
General Surgery
Univ. of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City, IA

Fellowship (2004 – 2005)
Colorectal Surgery
Ferguson Clinic
Grand Rapids, MI

Certifications

American Board of Surgery, 2005, Recert. 2015
American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery, 2007, Recert. 2016
Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 2007
Medical License – Tennessee, 2008
Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery, 2007
Stapled Transrectal Resection, 2009
Fellow, American College of Colon & Rectal Surgery, 2010
Robotic Surgery, 2010
TAMIS, 2016

Academic Appointments

2008 – 2013
Assistant Professor of Surgery
2013 – Present

Associate Professor of Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Department of Surgery
Chattanooga, TN

Professional Organizations

Chattanooga Hamilton County Medical Society (President 2017); American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, 2004–present; American College of Surgeons, 1999–present; Association of Women Surgeons, 1998–present; Tennessee Medical Association, 2008–present; Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation (CCFA); Greater Chattanooga Colon Cancer Foundation