Dr. Shirin Towfigh, MD

Dr. Shirin Towfigh, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Shirin Towfigh, MD is a general surgery specialist in Beverly Hills, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in general surgery.

450 N Roxbury Dr Ste 224

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Towfigh's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Towfigh performs Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair more than 48% of her peers

Dr. Towfigh performs this procedure more than 48% of her peers

Hernia Repair
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Towfigh performs Hernia Repair more than 46% of her peers

Dr. Towfigh performs this procedure more than 46% of her peers

Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Towfigh performs Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic more than 43% of her peers

Dr. Towfigh performs this procedure more than 43% of her peers

Dr. Towfigh's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment Syndrome
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Muscle Strain
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Surgery
Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Cholelithiasis
Chronic Groin Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hernia
Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
Hernia Repair
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Meralgia Paresthetica
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Pain
Nerve Release
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pelvic Neuralgia
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Pinched Nerve
Port Placements or Replacements
Pyloric Stenosis
Stomach Surgery
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Thoracentesis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Towfigh is one of the world's leading hernia specialists, offering treatment of all abdominal wall hernias and hernia-related complications. As the only surgeon in the Western US 100% devoted to the advanced care of patients with hernias ...

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2002
    Ucla Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    2002
  • 1999
    Ucla Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1999
  • 1997
    Ucla Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1996
  • 1992
    University of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School
    1992

Languages

  • Farsi
  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Towfigh's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Towfigh

3.9

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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The highest praise for Dr. Towfigh! Across three complex surgeries, she has provided top care, addressing problems no other surgeon would consider. She listens, provides straight answers, responds immediately (I am out of state) - always respecting my concerns/questions/requests. Above all, she...Read More
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Please ignore the few negative reviews. These were clearly people with agendas.... I had my original open inguinal mesh repair with "one of the best" UCLA surgeons. Well, I couldn't stand upright for the first 3 weeks. I was assured all was normal and ok. Fast forward a year and half later of...Read More
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Dr towfigh was the first person to give me an answer about my 5 years of pain. If i could I would give her a million stars I would!!!
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My appt with Dr. Towfigh was great. She has a very calm and reassuring manner. She is the most knowledgeable hernia specialist I have seen. She did a great job of explaining things and listened and answered all questions. I feel very confident in her ability to diagnose and treat my problem and...Read More
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Dr. Towfigh and her staff are wonderful. They have helped my wife tremendously and take the time to make a connection with us. As a therapist, I see so many doctors that should find another line if work but her expertise combined with her warm and friendly bedside manner make her, actually a please...Read More
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