Education

Fellowship
Laparoscopic/Computer Assisted Surgery, IRCAD/EITS, 2003
Residency
Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2000
Internship
Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1996
Degree
MD, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1995

Medical Board Certifications

Surgery
American Board of Surgery, 2001

Gender

Male

State License

A84613
  • About Me

    About Me

    Academic/Professional Title

    • Associate Professor
    • Director of UCLA MIS Fellowship
  • Executive Medical Director of Center for Advanced Surgical and Interventional Technology (CASIT)

Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Pacific Coast Surgical Association
  • American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • L.D. Britt Surgical Society
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons

Links

  • Locations

    UCLA General Surgery Suite and Bariatric Surgery Program

    (primary location)
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 214
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-825-7163
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Surgery
    American Board of Surgery, 2001

    Education

    Fellowship
    Laparoscopic/Computer Assisted Surgery, IRCAD/EITS, 2003
    Residency
    Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2000
    Internship
    Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1996
    Degree
    MD, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1995
  • Clinical Interests
    • Achalasia (Laparosopic)
    • Adrenal Glands Tumor (Benign)
    • Bariatric Surgery
    • Cholecystectomy
    • Colon Polyps
    • Colon Tumor (Benign)
    • Colorectal (colon, rectum and anus)
    • Diverticulitis
    • Duodenal Ulcer Disease
    • Fundoplication
    • Gallbladder
    • Gallstone
    • Gastric Polyps
    • General Surgery
    • GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
    • Hepatobiliary
    • Hernia Repair (Femoral Hernia)
    • Hernia Repair (Incisional Hernia)
    • Hernia Repair (Umbilical Hernia)
    • Hernia Repair (Ventral Hernia)
    • Hiatal Hernia
    • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Liver
    • Liver Cancer Resection
    • Liver Tumor Resection (Benign)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Pain Problem after Inguinal Hernia Repair
    • Pancreatic Tumor (Benign)
    • Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD) Surgery
    • Robotic Surgery
    • Roux en Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
    • Splenectomy (Open & Lap)
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Tumor (Benign)
    • Urgent Gastrointestinal Surgery
    • Vertical sleeve gastrectomy
  • Research

    Research Interest

    Computer-Assisted/Robotic Surgery/ Virtual/ Augmented Reality

    Publications

    156 publications & 3 chapters