Dr. Gary Lawton
attended The University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He earned
his Bachelor's Degree of Science in Chemical Engineering in 1986,
graduating with highest
honors distinction. He graduated second in his class, and he was elected to
the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, the Phi Kappa Phi Honor
Society, and the Golden Key Honor Society.
After college, Dr. Lawton attended medical school at
The University of Massachusetts at Worcester. He received his
Doctoral Degree of Medicine in 1990 and distinguished himself as a Senior
Scholar in Surgery.
Dr. Lawton began his surgical training at Yale
University in 1990. During his General Surgery training, he spent 2
years in the laboratory of the Gastrointestinal Pathobiology
Research Group. He received the highly coveted American College of
Surgeons Scholarship for the Study of Wound Healing, as well as the Ohse
Foundation Research Fellowship. He also received scientific awards
from the Association of Veterans Administration Surgeons and the
Connecticut Society of American Board Surgeons.
Dr. Lawton received his training in Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery at the Yale University School of Medicine,
where he earned the Corso Award for Outstanding Research in both 1999
Dr. Gary P. Lawton