Dr. Katayun Irani, MD

Dr. Katayun Irani, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Katayun Irani, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Golden, CO and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 2002 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.Read her story

400 Indiana St Ste 200

Golden, CO 80401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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more than 57% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
more than 39% of peers
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
more than 31% of peers

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Dr. Irani's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Irani "Dr. Katy Irani is a bariatric surgeon who moved to Colorado in May of 2015. During her general surgery training at New York University in New York City, she completed additional research training at Harvard University in Boston, MA. Dr. Irani started a bariatric program at Willamette Valley Medical Center after which she moved to Asheville, NC where she practiced for several years, helping build the program. During her time there, she was appointed Assistant Professor to University of North Carolina Medical School where she educated medical students in the field of general and bariatric surgery. Dr. Irani is very passionate about bariatric surgery. The transformation in her patients lives, which she feels privileged to be part of, is what drove her to her specialty. She focuses on a patient centered approach and prides herself in making patients' and families feel comfortable. Dr. Irani helps educate and support patients and their families throughout their journey, including the preparation period, the operative period, and the follow up, for the rest of their lives."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Irani "I'm passionate about taking care of patients and helping them with their weight loss journey.  I pride myself in being open and accessible to my patients for the rest of their lives"

4  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

28  Conditions Treated

28  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • New York University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • New York University / College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Harvard University Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Irani has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Irani's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Irani to family and friends
21 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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  • 1

Dr. Irani's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Alas, I have known a great many doctors but i have never known a doctor HALF as caring, committed and competent as Dr. Irani. Not even close. I had a large and unpleasant surgery with her (nissen fundoplication) that has taken a lot out of me but you know what my only complaint is? I can't make her...more
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I had the gastric sleeve done please don't do it.
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Hi, I'm not sure who this is, but please contact my office if you are struggling. We are always available to help you. I hope you do reach out to us and let us know how you are struggling.

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Dr. Irani is very kind and patient. I feel like I'm in good hands and trust her expertise.
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Dr. Irani is the most patient and understanding doctor I've ever worked with. She explained all of my surgery options very clearly and helped me make the right choice for myself and my lifestyle. Her bedside manner is incredible and my sleeve surgery has been incredibly successful. I can't say...more
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Dr. Irani is awesome! I was told by another surgeon that I would not be successful. Dr Irani did not do this. I lost 25 lbs before surgery. Surgery was on june 21 2016 and since then I have lost another 85 lbs. She is a one of a kind Doctor who really cares about her patients. She inspires...more
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