Shant Shekherdimian, MD

Shant Shekherdimian, MD

Pediatric General Surgery
Primary Location
UCLA PEDIATRIC SURGERY
200 Medical Plaza
265
Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone
Fax
310-206-2430

About

Shant Shekherdimian MD, MPH, joined the pediatric surgery faculty at UCLA in 2014. He completed his general surgery residency at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and pediatric surgery fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Dr. Shekherdimian holds board certifications in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery by the American Board of Surgery.

Dr Shekherdimian's clinical interests include neonatal surgery, minimally invasive surgery, and surgical management of inflammatory bowel diseases. His research interests focus on developing innovative treatment options for children with short bowel syndrome. Dr. Shekherdimian is also an active global health researcher, focusing on health systems strengthening and development of quality improvement initiatives in post-Soviet nations.

Education

Medical Board Certifications

Pediatric Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 2016
Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 2012

Fellowship

Hospital for Sick Children, 2014

Residencies

UCLA School of Medicine, 2012
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 2007

Internship

Kaiser Foundation Hospital, 2006

Degree

Drexel University College of Medicine, MD, 2005

Hospital Affiliations

Research

Interests

  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Appendicitis
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Global Health/Global Surgery

Awards

  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2021
  • Fulbright U.S. Scholar
  • Delta Omega Honors Society