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Avital Harari, MD

UCLA Physician Avital Harari, MD specializes in Surgery.
Specialty
Surgery
Gender
Female
Language Spoken
English, Hebrew, Spanish
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
State License Number
A107125
Contact
(310) 206-0585
Fax Number
(310) 825-0189
PRACTICE LOCATION

200 Medical Plaza, Suite 214
Los Angeles, California 90098

MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 2010
EDUCATION
Fellowship
Endocrine Surgery, UCSF/Mount Zion Medical Center, 2009 - 2010
Residency
Surgery, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, 2005 - 2009
Internship
Surgery, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, 2004 - 2005
Medical Degree
MD, Washington University School of Medicine, 2004
CLINICAL INTEREST
Adrenal Cancer, Adrenal Glands Tumor (Benign), Endocrine Surgery (Adrenal, Thyroid, Parathyroid), Familial Endocrine Syndromes, Parathyroid Cancer, Parathyroid Tumor (Benign), Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Tumor (Benign)
AFFILIATION
Department Affiliation
Physician, General Surgery, Endocrine Surgery Program
MORE INFORMATION
Research Interest
Clinical and research interests include the multidisciplinary management of benign and malignant tumors of the adrenal, thyroid, and parathyroid glands as well as the neuroendocrine pancreas and familial endocrine disorders (such as multiple endocrine neoplasia.
Additional Information

Dr. Avital Harari joined the UCLA Endocrine Surgery team in 2010. She is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin, graduating with Highest Honors and as a member of the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society. Thereafter, she received her medical degree with distinction at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, graduating in the top 10% of her medical school class. She trained in general surgery at Columbia University in New York City prior to completing a premier Endocrine Surgery fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. She is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American College of Surgeons as well as the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons.

Dr. Harari has received many academic honors at all levels of her education and has a growing bibliography. Dr. Harari’s clinical and research interests include the multidisciplinary management of benign and malignant tumors of the adrenal, thyroid, and parathyroid glands as well as the neuroendocrine pancreas. She is also interested in familial endocrine disorders (such as multiple endocrine neoplasia). She offers a wide range of unique services including retroperitoneal or transabdominal laparoscopic adrenalectomy, mini-incision thyroid and parathyroid surgery, central and modified neck dissection, and laparoscopic removal of pancreatic tumors. Her interests in addition to endocrine surgery include global health, surgical surgical education and surgical outcomes.

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