Dr. Shea was born and raised in New Jersey. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University and completed medical school at St. George’s University School of Medicine. Dr. Shea then continued his education with residency at Monmouth Medical Center and completed his bariatric and minimally invasive surgery fellowship at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. After completing his education, Dr. Shea practiced for three years as a general and bariatric surgeon in Nashville, Tennessee. He worked extensively with the University of Tennessee-Nashville general surgery residency program as an Assistant Professor of Surgery. He was awarded the Attending Educator of the Year award in 2022 for excellence in clinical teaching. Dr. Shea then moved to Dallas, where he currently lives with his wife and two children. Dr. Shea is proud to offer the most innovative techniques in weight loss surgery using the Da Vinci robotic surgery system and endoscopic bariatric procedures. These include the sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, duodenal switch, SADI, revisional surgery, endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) and Orbera intragastric balloon. Dr. Shea also offers a variety of general abdominal surgical procedures, including anti-reflux surgery, hernia surgery, gallbladder surgery and colon surgery.