Dr. Shahram SalimitariTari, MD

Dr. Shahram SalimitariTari, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Shahram SalimitariTari, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tarzana, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci in 2002 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.Read his story

18425 Burbank Blvd Ste 102

Tarzana, CA 91356

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  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • UnitedHealthCare

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more than 30% of peers
Stomach Surgery
more than 26% of peers
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
more than 15% of peers

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Dr. SalimitariTari's bio

This content was provided by Dr. SalimitariTari "Shahram Salimitari, MD is a fellowship trained laparoscopic / bariatric surgeon. He graduated with honor from the University of California, Irvine and earned a Master's Degree in Physiology from the Chicago Medical School. In pursuit of his lifelong dream of becoming a surgeon, he obtained his M.D. degree from the Chicago Medical School. Dr. Salimitari undertook his General Surgery residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago and continued his training with a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery specializing in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery at the University of South Florida. Upon completing his surgical training, Dr. Salimitari moved to California, and founded the West Medical Center. His main focus in practice is the highest level of care for all patients. Dr. Salimitari shares his personal cellphone numbers with all his patients and has always made himself available to his patients. He consults with patients throughout the Southern California area and specializes in weight loss surgery with a focus in Minimally Invasive and Robotic Weight Loss Surgery. Dr. Salimitari believes that active involvement in the care of his patients is crucial to helping them attain their goals for a healthier life."
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This content was provided by Dr. SalimitariTari "Patient Privacy and Satisfaction is very important in my practice."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

12  Conditions Treated

17  Procedures

  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

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

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  • R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

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What People Say About Dr. Shahram SalimitariTari, MD
Post-op care is poor to say the least. Dietician was directed by doctor to follow-up several times and no one did. After three months I would still be on liquids technically. Pain (ripping/tearing sensation) in one spot developed 5-6 weeks post-op and was reported to follow-up MD who disregarded...Read More
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