Dr. Kevork Kazanjian, MD

Dr. Kevork Kazanjian, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Kevork Kazanjian, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, surgical oncology, and more.


Los Angeles, CA 90095

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Anal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kazanjian "Dr. Kazanjian is Chief of Colorectal Surgery at UCLA. He completed his undergraduate and medical education at UCLA, earning his MD in 2001. He completed his General Surgery residency at the UCLA, including a two year fellowship in cancer research. He subsequently trained in Colorectal Surgery at the University of Minnesota, the oldest and largest fellowship of its kind. Dr. Kazanjian is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery."

3  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

27  Conditions Treated

36  Procedures

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bowel Resection
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Rectal Surgery
  • 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)
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Sphincterotomy


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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.


  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Minnesota Hosp & Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • UCLA Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship
    Other Education | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kazanjian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Armenian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kazanjian's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kazanjian to family and friends
31 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kazanjian'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 (3)

Unprofessional. Arrogant. Go elsewhere do yourself a favor. One of those guys with the attitude that he is above other people. Completely UNPROFESSIONAL.
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Has god like attitude, did not discuss less invasive surgery. Surgery his way or no way. Refused to discuss alternatives forms surgery. His profile states into less invasive surgery, apparently even though young doctor appears not skilled/ knowledgeable in arthroscopy, surprising since young...more
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I came to Dr. Kazanjian with several issues after not receiving good care from my previous GI surgeon. He was wonderful! Dr. Kazanjian is reassuring, a great listener, and very skilled/knowledgeable. He did a wonderful job on my surgery. Would recommend him for offering excellent patient care.
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