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Danny Shouhed, MD, FACS

Our Background

Dr. Danny Shouhed is a minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgeon specializing in foregut, bariatric and complex general surgery.  He was a faculty surgeon in the Department of Surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center for 6 years, where he was director of the Robotic Catalyst Program, Director of Robotic Simulation, inaugural Director of the Multi-Disciplinary Adrenal Program and Associate Director of the Minimally Invasive Fellowship Program.   His main focus of surgery is benign foregut disease, which includes Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS), GERD and Bariatrics.  He has written over 70 peer reviewed articles and book chapters, several of which pertain to MALS.  He has also trained and proctored over 100 surgeons and residents in robotic surgery.  Dr. Shouhed is performing between 4 and 6 MALS surgeries per month.  He published the first peer-reviewed article that provided objective evidence to support the neurogenic etiology of MALS.  He is an active leader in many national societies, including the Pacific Coast Surgical Association (PCSA), the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the American College of Surgeons (So Cal chapter), the American Foregut Society (AFS) and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

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