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Adrian Ortega, M.D.

Adrian Ortega, M.D.
Associate Professor of Colorectal Surgery
Department of Surgery / Division of Colorectal Surgery

Keck School of Medicine of USC

USC Norris Cancer Center and Hospital
1441 Eastlake Avenue, Suite 7418
Los Angeles, CA 90033-4612
Tel: (323) 442-4093
Fax: (323) 442-3194





  • LAC+USC Medical Center

Areas of Treatment

  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Recurrent Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Benign Colorectal Problems including Diverticulitis
  • Anorectal Disease including Rectal Prolapse, Obstructive Defecation, Hemorrhoids, Fistulas, Fissures, and more
  • Screening and Therapeutic Colonoscopy


  • Colorectal Surgery


Dr. Ortega graduated from the Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA and completed his surgical training here at the University of Southern California. After a time in private practice, he went on to complete his training in colorectal surgery at USC, then joined the faculty. Dr. Ortega works primarily out of the LAC+USC Medical Center, serving as a mentor, teacher, and supervisor of fellows, residents, and medical students in training.

Dr. Ortega's major areas of research interests include Diverticular disease, Anorectal Conditions, and Colon and Rectal Cancer.


  • Doctor of Medicine, Harvard University


  • Surgery, University of Southern California, LAC+USC Medical Center
  • Colorectal Surgery, University of Southern California

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery


  • English
  • Spanish

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1450 San Pablo Street
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Los Angeles, CA 90089

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Fax: (323) 865-3671

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