Dr. Gabriel Akopian, MD

Dr. Gabriel Akopian, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gabriel Akopian, MD is a general surgery specialist in Pasadena, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in general surgery.

10 Congress St Ste 300

Pasadena, CA 91105

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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more than 76% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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more than 64% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 57% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Cystectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Hawaii
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Huntington Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Usc University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akopian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Akopian does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Akopian and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Akopian's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akopian to family and friends
3.3
based on 12 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Akopian's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in los angeles, ca
My experience with Dr. Akopian was just right! He's knowledgeable, competent, professional and reassuring. For such sensitive and potentially embarrassing conditions that one would visit such a doctor for, Dr. Akopian's bedside manner is perfect -- both matter-of-fact and reassuring, normalizing...more
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in Sunland, CA
Dr. Akopian was very nice and professional. His assistant, however, is extremely unprofessional. I called 10 days after my appointment to check on the status of approval for surgery, and she informed me that the office had been closed for training, and that she is behind her work. She informed me...more
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in El Monte, CA
Dr. Akopian was a great doctor, but he is hiring a wrong assistant. The assistant was so lazy and always had an excuse that she was always busy and couldn't do the authorization paper for me. I called back and she kept saying that it was not urgent, so you had to wait. Call back again, kept saying...more
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