Dr. Vafa Shayani, MD

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Specializes in Bariatric Surgery • Male • Age 50

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Dr. Shayani's Experience

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Dr. Shayani's Care Philosophy

Dr. Shayani has been in practice since 1996 and has been offering surgical options to the morbidly obese patients since 1999. During this period, he has performed more than 2000 bariatric surgical procedures, since 2007, more than 95% of his practice is dedicated to treatment of obesity and bariatric surgery. It is Dr. Shayani's strong belief that 'Bariatric Surgery is best offered as a full-time job.'


  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedures
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colon Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Obesity
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Background Check for Dr. Shayani

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Awards & Recognitions


Education & Training

Medical School

George Washington University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1988

Internship Hospital

George Washington University Hospital
Complete in 1989

Residency Hospital

George Washington University Hospital
Complete in 1995

Fellowship Hospital

George Washington University Hospital
Complete in 1996

Undergraduate Schools

University Of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Graduated in 1984

Languages Spoken by Dr. Shayani & Staff

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Persian

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