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Kambiz Etesami, M.D.

Kambiz Etesami, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery and Abdominal Organ Transplantation
Keck School of Medicine of USC

Background:

Dr. Etesami is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery in the Division of Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery and Abdominal Organ Transplantation at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Dr. Etesami specializes in adult and pediatric liver, bowel, kidney and pancreas transplantation. He additionally performs HPB surgery (relating to the liver, pancreas, and biliary systems), incorporating both traditional and minimally invasive techniques for a variety of benign and malignant conditions. His medical interests include the expansion of organ availability and transplantation with a focus on living donation and maximized utilization of extended criteria organs, and management of advanced hepatobiliary & pancreatic neoplasia.

He is an active member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and is an associate fellow with the American College of Surgeons.

Offices

USC Hepatobiliary, Pancreas and Abdominal Organ Transplant
1450 San Pablo Street
Healthcare Consultation Center 4
Suite 6200
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Phone: (323) 323 442-7172 
Fax: (323) 442-7173

 

Hospitals

  • USC University Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • LAC+USC

 

Areas of Treatment

  • Adult & Pediatric abdominal organ transplantation, including liver, kidney, pancreas, & intestine
  • Primary and metastatic liver cancers, including major hepatic resections & metastasectomy
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Management & repair of bile duct injuries
  • Management of cholelithiasis & choledocholithiasis
  • Surgical intervention for pancreatic and biliary malformations

 

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Sub-specialties

  • ASTS certified Abdominal multiviceral transplantation adult & pediatric.
  • ASTS certified Hepatobiliary & pancreatic surgery.

 

Education

  • MD; SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, New York (08/2005 05/2009)
  • MS in Physiology; Georgetown University, Washington DC (08/2004 07/2005)
  • BA in Biochemistry; CUNY Hunter College, New York, NY (09/1999 05/2004)

 

Residencies and Fellowships

  • Abdominal Transplant and HPB Surgery Fellow; Georgetown University Hospital (07/2014-07/2016)
  • Chief Resident, General Surgery; New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital (07/2013 07/2014)
  • Resident, General Surgery; New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital (07/2009 07/2013)

 

Board Certification

  • ASTS Multi-Organ Transplant Surgery; (6/30/2016 present)
  • ASTS Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery; (6/30/2016 present)
  • American Board of Surgery Certified; (6/1/2017 present)
  • General Surgery accreditation #060369

 

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons

Awards

  • Dr. Leslie Wise Outstanding Resident Award; New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
  • Alumni Association research grant; SUNY Downstate Alumni Association

Languages

  • English
  • Farsi/Persian

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Address

USC Hepatobiliary, Pancreas and
Abdominal Organ Transplant

1450 San Pablo Street
Healthcare Consultation Center 4
Suite 6200
Los Angeles, CA 90089

For Liver, Pancreas & Bile Duct Surgery,
please call (323) 442-7172
Fax: (323) 442-7173

For Organ Transplant Information,
please call (323) 442-5908

Fax: (323) 442-5721

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