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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 49

1808 Verdugo Blvd Ste 413
Glendale, CA 91208
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Dr. Keshishian's Experience


  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Atelectasis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Obesity
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Background Check for Dr. Keshishian

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for California.
  • Gross Negligence  (7/11/2014)
  • Action Taken: Probation
  • Summary: Please reference the following Document
  • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
  • State: California

2 Board Actions

  • Disciplinary action in another state  (9/11/2015)
  • Action Taken: License Placed on Inactive Status
  • Summary: Please reference the following Document
  • State: Nevada
  • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
  • Failure to complete continuing education requirements  (4/17/2015)
  • Action Taken: Fine
  • Summary: Keshishian, Ara MD: License #4301064092: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has Sister State Disciplinary Action and Failure to Report/Comply. ACTION TAKEN: The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Health Care Services has imposed a FINE and issued a REPRIMAND on the physician’s license.
  • State: Michigan

Education & Training

Medical School

Fifth Pathway / a Foreign Medical School

Residency Hospital

St Joseph Mercy Oakland

Languages Spoken by Dr. Keshishian & Staff

  • English
  • Armenian

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