Ramin M. Roohipour, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Dr. Ramin Roohipour is a board certified general surgeon who is fellowship trained in Minimally Invasive, Metabolic (Bariatric) & Endocrine Surgery. He graduated from medical school in 1996 and after passing all qualification exams in United States embarked on the residency in surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons at Harlem Hospital Center.
Due to his great interest in gastrointestinal surgery, Dr. Roohipour spend one year as a clinical research fellow on the transplant service at University of Miami, one year on the colorectal service at Cleveland Clinic Florida and one year of research on the Colorectal Oncologic Surgery at Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Dr. Roohipour also completed a fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopy, Bariatric & Endocrine surgery at Icahn (Mount Sinai) School of Medicine.
Dr. Roohipour is board-certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of American College of Surgeons. He’s a member of several professional societies including the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), American College of Surgeons (ACS), The American Medical Association (AMA) and American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS). In 2011 Dr. Roohipour was among the forty nationwide recipients of the prestigious ASMBS “Certificate of Acknowledgment of Satisfactory Training in Bariatric Surgery”.
A renowned and respected robotic surgeon both locally and nationally, and former Associate Surgery at Icahn (Mt. Sinai) School of Medicine, Dr. Roohipour has taken the robotic surgery to a whole new level. Dr. Roohipour routinely travels and trains other surgeons for robotic surgeries.
In 2014 Dr. Roohipour performed the First Robotic Single Site, Extra-Peritoneal Bilateral Inguinal Hernia Surgery (Single Incision Robotic TEP) in the United States. While Dr. Roohipour’s main focus is Advanced Robotic, Laparoscopic Hernias & Bariatric procedures, he practices all aspects of General Surgery and treats variety of surgical diseases including obesity, cancer, gallbladder, complex hernias and benign diseases of gastrointestinal system such as Nissen fundoplication. For the past 5 consecutive years Dr. Roohipour received the “Compassionate Doctor Recognition” and “Patient’s Choice” Award. In 2014 Dr. Roohipour was named among the Top 10 Surgeons of LA Metro Area.
Some of the popular procedures that Dr. Roohipour routinely perform:
- Laparoscopic Bariatric (Sleeve Gastrectomy & Gastric Bypass)
- Revisional Bariatric Procedures
- Robotic Inguinal & Ventral hernias
- Laparoscopic Colon & Rectal Surgeries
- Reflux surgeries (Nissen Fundoplication)
- Cancer surgeries
- General abdominal surgeries