Education

Fellowship
Endocrine Surgery, UCSF/Mount Zion Medical Center, 2010
Residency
Surgery, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, 2009
Internship
Surgery, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, 2005
Degree
MD, Washington University School of Medicine, 2004

Medical Board Certifications

Surgery
American Board of Surgery, 2010

Gender

Female

State License

A107125
  • About Me

    About Me

    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.

    Links

  • Locations

    UCLA General Surgery

    (primary location)
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 214
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-206-0585

    UCLA Endocrine Surgery Office, Torrance

    Address
    3445 Pacific Coast Highway
    Suite 100
    Torrance, California 90505
    Phone
    310-542-6333
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Surgery
    American Board of Surgery, 2010

    Education

    Fellowship
    Endocrine Surgery, UCSF/Mount Zion Medical Center, 2010
    Residency
    Surgery, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, 2009
    Internship
    Surgery, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, 2005
    Degree
    MD, Washington University School of Medicine, 2004
  • Clinical Interests
    • Adrenal Cancer
    • Adrenal Glands Tumor (Benign)
    • Endocrine Surgery (Adrenal, Thyroid, Parathyroid)
    • Familial Endocrine Syndromes
    • Parathyroid Cancer
    • Parathyroid Tumor (Benign)
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Thyroid Tumor (Benign)
  • Research

    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.

    Publications