Shahrad Hakimian, MD

Shahrad Hakimian, MD

Primary Location
Downtown Los Angeles Primary & Specialty Care
700 West 7th Street
Suite S270
Los Angeles, California 90017


Dr. Hakimian graduated summa cum laude from UCLA with a bachelor’s degree in molecular, cell and developmental biology and a minor in biomedical research. He earned his medical degree at Tufts University in Boston. He then completed residency training in internal medicine and his gastroenterology fellowship at University of Massachusetts, where he also served as chief gastroenterology fellow.

During his training, Dr. Hakimian researched video capsule endoscopy in managing gastrointestinal bleeding, and health maintenance in inflammatory bowel disease. He presented his findings on the former as a presidential plenary presentation at the American College of Gastroenterology annual meeting in 2020. He was recognized with a fellows-in-training award by the ACG for this work.

Dr. Hakimian practices general gastroenterology and has clinical expertise in colon cancer screening, inflammatory bowel disease (including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis), gastrointestinal bleeding, diseases of the biliary tract, gastroesophageal reflux disease, acute and chronic liver diseases, motility disorders, functional bowel disorders, colorectal disorders, colonoscopy and endoscopy. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. Dr. Hakimian is board certified in internal medicine and board eligible in gastroenterology.



University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2021


University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2018


Tufts University School of Medicine, MD, 2015