La Peer Health Systems Welcomes a New Thoracic Surgeon to Its Team

Ali Mahtabifard, MD, board-certified thoracic surgeon, joins the world-renowned team of surgeons at La Peer Health Systems in Beverly Hills.

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Ali Mahtabifard MD
I am very pleased to join such an esteemed group of physicians.

Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) October 19, 2013

La Peer Health Systems is an outpatient surgery center in Beverly Hills that is widely known for its state-of-the-art facilities and dedication to the most cutting-edge and innovative procedures. The outpatient center boasts 50 physicians from 14 specialty departments, and includes doctors who are frequently featured in the media for their expertise in their fields.

Ali Mahtabifard, MD, who recently joined the team of doctors at La Peer, is double board-certified in general and cardiothoracic surgery. As a leader in his field, Dr. Mahtabifard specializes in innovative outpatient procedures, including thoracoscopic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis, rib resection for the treatment of thoracic outlet syndrome, and transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) and laparoscopic fundoplication for treatment of reflux.

“I am very pleased to join such an esteemed group of physicians,” said Dr. Mahtabifard. “I look forward to implementing my skills and expertise at La Peer, and helping to add to the already impressive list of surgical procedures offered at these facilities.”

La Peer is composed of some of the most renowned and sought-after physicians in the United States, and was named one of the 100 greatest places to work by Becker’s ASC Review. Recently, the surgical center underwent a complete remodel and now boasts environmentally sound facilities, including efficient lighting, recycled materials in furniture and flooring, and low VOC (volatile organic compounds) in materials.

As the first thoracic surgeon at La Peer, Dr. Mahtabifard will head the Hyperhidrosis Center of Excellence as its medical director. Additionally, he will team up with the board-certified gastroenterologists at La Peer to lead the Reflux Surgery Center of Excellence, alongside Dr. Mark Davidson, who is board-certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

“We are confident that Dr. Mahtabifard will make an excellent addition to our team,” said Dr. Davidson. “His expertise transcends several departments, and his unique expertise in hyperhidrosis and acid reflux will prove to be an invaluable facet of La Peer.”

Ali Mahtabifard, MD, is committed to providing the highest quality patient care, and prides himself on performing the most advanced and effective treatment for excessive sweating and for acid reflux. His research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Journal of Immunotherapy, Clinical Cancer Research, Molecular Therapy, Human Gene Therapy, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, and Thoracic Surgery Clinics. He has also presented at the American Association for Thoracic Surgery.

Dr. Mahtabifard received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and his medical degree from New York Medical College. He completed a general surgery internship at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center of New York and then completed his general surgery residency at the world-renowned Massachusetts General Hospital of Harvard University. Dr. Mahtabifard is renowned for his compassionate, expert care.

La Peer Health Systems is an outpatient surgery center in Beverly Hills, founded by doctors and focused on providing excellent patient care alongside the most cutting-edge medical treatments available. With 50 world-renowned physicians in 14 specialties, comprehensive medical treatment is offered that takes patients from consultation to diagnosis, treatment, surgery, and ultimately aftercare. The 14 medical departments include orthopedics & sports medicine, gastroenterology, head & neck surgery, colorectal & general surgery, podiatry, ophthalmology, pain management, plastics & reconstructive surgery, gynecology, spine surgery, interventional cardiology, bariatric surgery, thoracic surgery, and anesthesiology. Unlike large hospitals, La Peer's unique structure offers extremely personal care in a safe and controlled environment.

To learn more about La Peer Health Systems, visit http://www.lapeerhealth.com.


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