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Specializes in Bariatric Medicine • Male • Age 41

12304 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 101
Los Angeles, CA 90025
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Hospital Quality

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UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
1250 16th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404

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Wellesley Medical
Wellesley Medical
12304 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 101
Los Angeles, CA 90025
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    Dr. Shafipour's Experience

    Dr. Shafipour's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Bariatric Medicine
    • Family Medicine
    • Internal Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
    1
    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
    • Laceration Repair
    • Pap Smear
    • Pelvic Exams
    • Physical Examination
    • Pre-Employment Screening
    • Pre-Operative Care
    • Wart Removal
    • Wellness Physical Examination
    • Wound Care & Management
    2
    • Diabetes
    • Hyperglycemia
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Metabolic Syndrome X
    • Obesity
    • Tendonitis
    • Weight Loss
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    Background Check for Dr. Shafipour

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2003

    Internship Hospital

    Univ Of California Irvine Medical Center
    Complete in 2004

    Residency Hospital

    Kaiser Foundation Hospital
    Complete in 2008

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of California, Berkeley
    Graduated in 1998

    Other Education

    Georgetown University
    Complete in 1999
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shafipour & Staff

    • English
    • Farsi
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Shafipour's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shafipour

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    Dr. Shafipour's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 7 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Shafipour
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    7 responses
    above
    national average

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    Wellesley Medical
    12304 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 101
    Los Angeles, CA 90025
    (310) 734-3447 (Office)
    (310) 400-5566 (Fax)
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