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Michael Feiz, M.D., FACS

435 N. Roxbury Drive Ste. 100dr-feiz
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: 310-855-8058
Fax: 310-855-8059

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About Dr. Feiz

Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. is widely regarded as possibly the finest practitioner of bariatric medicine in the United States. Since opening his Beverly Hills, California practice, he has pioneered improved weight loss surgeries and has performed countless successful gastric sleeves and other beneficial weight loss procedures.

A world class surgeon, Dr. Feiz has received praise from countless grateful patients for their outstanding outcomes as well as for his compassionate bedside manner. Dr. Feiz, whose practice boasts a zero mortality rate, understands the often touchy issues surrounding excess weight and weight loss; he is happy to discuss whatever concerns patients might have before and after their weight loss procedures.

Before starting his current practice, Dr. Feiz completed his internship and residency in Surgery at the world famous Los Angeles County USC Medical Center. He performed his fellowship work at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, where he received specialized training in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery. He is an active Member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons. A superb communicator in three languages, Dr. Feiz is fluent in Spanish and Farsi as well as English.


Employment:
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
USC Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine
2007-Present
Physician Specialist Surgery
Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
2005-Present
Attending Staff Surgeon
Olympia Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
2006-Present
Attending Staff Surgeon
Garden Grove Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
2006-Present
Education:
Laparoscopic Surgery Fellow, Junior Attending
Center for Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
2005-2006
Senior Registrar
Pancreatic and Foregut Surgery
Department of Surgery, Derriford Hospital, England
2005
Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
2004-2005
Resident
Department of Surgery
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
2001-2004
Intern
Department of Surgery
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
2000-2001
Doctor of Medicine
New York Medical College, School of Medicine, Valhalla, NY
1996-2000
Masters of Science, Neuroscience
University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
1995-1996

Bachelor of Science, Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

1991-1995
Licensure:
American Board of Surgery Associate Fellow
California State Medical Board A79543
Drug Enforcement Agency BF8001997
Advanced Cardiac Life Support 498261
Inamed Lap Band Certified 2005
Professional Associations:
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society for Bariatric Surgeons
  • Society for American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
Publications, Presentations, Research Experience

“Surgical Complications In Bariatric Patients: What The General Surgeon Should Know”
Sergey Lyass MD, Scott M Cunneen MD, F. Michael Feiz, M.D., FACS MD. Presented at Scientific Session of the Society of American Gastroententestinal Endoscopic Surgeons 2006

“Free Perforation of a Gastric Ulcer One Year After Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass”
Neel R Joshi MD, Sergey Lyass MD, F. Michael Feiz, M.D., FACSbakhsh MD. Bariatric Times 2006

“Gastric Bypass Versus Gastric Banding in the Superobese”
Sergey Lyass MD, Scott A Cunneen MD, F. Michael Feiz, M.D., FACSbakhsh MD. Society of American Gastrointentestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons 2005

“Separation of Components: A Good Alternative to Mesh Repair for Infected Large Ventral Hernias”
Emergency Surgical Service Grand Rounds
LAC+USC Medical Center
May 2005

“Subclavian Artery Aneurysm as a Source of Distal Emboli”
Max Gaspar Honorary Vascular Symposium
USC, Keck School of Medicine
Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
September 2004

“Emergency Department Thoracotomy: Indications and Outcomes.”
Moderator: Demetrious Demitriades
Combined Trauma and Emergency Department Symposium
November 2004

Passarow Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, UCLA
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Cerebroside Sulfate Activator Protein in Metachromatic Leukodystrophy, 1995 – 1996

Passarow Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, UCLA
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Activator Protein Receptor Activation in Metachromatic Leukodystrophy, 1994 – 1995

University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine
Department of Pathology
Postmortem Examinations and slide preparation, 1993-1996

Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA
Evaluated a-Crystalline Lens Protein in Diabetic Neuropathy, 1992-1993

Language Fluency: Spanish, Farsi

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Dr. Feiz & Associates offer many options to people interested in solutions for weight loss in Los Angeles. The highly experienced Dr. Michael Feiz and his team provide gastric sleeve surgery and the Lap Band in Los Angeles. They also provide gastric sleeve surgery and the Lap Band in Beverly Hills, Oxnard, Huntington Beach, and a variety of other convenient office locations.