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James E. Camel, MD

  • General Surgery

This physician is an affiliate of the UCLA Medical Group but is not employed by UCLA.


Dr. Camel earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Illinois School of Medicine with Honors in 1988. After graduating with James Scholar Honors from medical school he then completed residencies in general surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and the University of Southern California/ Los Angeles County Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He also completed a fellowship in pediatric surgery at the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles. Dr. Camel has served as Chief of General Surgery at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA, and has been active in multiple hospital committees. Dr. Camel has published multiple scientific papers in well known medical journals and has presented his research at national medical conferences. He has a special interest in advanced laparoscopic, endocrine, cancer, neck, breast, colon, and rectal surgery.




Medical Board Certification

Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 1999


Pediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, 1992


General Surgery, LAC + USC Medical Center, 1995
General Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine (MD Only), 1991


General Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine (MD Only), 1989


MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, 1988


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