Shida Haghighat, MD, MPH
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Shida Haghighat, MD, MPH

  • Gastroenterology
Average rating: 4.8
| 30 ratings
North Hollywood Specialty Care | 4343 Lankershim Boulevard, Suite 200, North Hollywood, CA 91602


Dr. Haghighat earned her undergraduate degree in biology and international studies with provost honors at University of California, San Diego. She earned her master’s degree in public health and her medical degree simultaneously at University of Miami, where she had the honor of being selected by her classmates as the medical school commencement speaker. She returned home to Los Angeles to complete her internal medicine residency at University of Southern California. Back at the University of Miami, she completed her gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship and received a National Institutes of Health T32 training grant, and conducted research in gastrointestinal cancer disparities.

Dr. Haghighat practices general gastroenterology with clinical expertise in gastrointestinal cancer screening and prevention, irritable bowel syndrome and other disorders of brain-gut interaction, inflammatory bowel disease, esophageal and gastric disorders as well as EGD and colonoscopy.

Dr. Haghighat is fluent in English, Spanish and Farsi. She is an active member of the American Gastroenterology Association and American College of Gastroenterology. Dr. Haghighat is board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine.




Medical Board Certifications

Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2023
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2022


Medicine/ Gastroenterology, Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2023


Internal Medicine, LAC+USC Medical Center, 2020


MD, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, 2017
MPH, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, 2017


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