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Vijay Muraliraj, MD

General Surgery
Accepting new patients
This physician is an affiliate of the UCLA Medical Group but is not employed by UCLA.


Dr. Muraliraj majored in biology and earned his undergraduate degree at Brown University in 2003. He then went on to complete medical school and his surgical residency at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, TX. His interest in colon and rectal surgery brought him to southern California where he completed an ACGME accredited colorectal fellowship at the University of Southern California. He is board-certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and a candidate member of both the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colorectal Surgery. His current interests are in general surgical procedures as well as anorectal disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer and advanced laparoscopy in the management of these problems, both benign and malignant.




Medical Board Certifications

Colon and Rectal Surgery, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2014
Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 2013


USC University Hospital, 2013


University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2012


University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, MD, 2007

Areas of Focus

Minimally invasive colorectal surgery
Irritable bowel syndrome