Dr. Shyam Dahiya, MD

Dr. Shyam Dahiya, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
71 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Shyam Dahiya, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lakewood, CA and has been practicing for 49 years. He specializes in general surgery, surgery, and more.Read his story

Dr. Shyam Dahiya, MD

3650 South St Ste 412

Lakewood, CA 90712
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

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more than 5% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
more than 5% of peers
Breast Cancer
more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Dahiya's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dahiya "Shyam L. Dahiya, M.D. has more than 20 years of experience in bariatric and general surgery as a leader in his field and is dedicated to bringing his patients in Carson, Lakewood, and the Long Beach areas of California the best surgical results. As a general and laparoscopic surgeon, Dr. Dahiya has performed numerous innovative bariatric surgeries including the Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery, and he leads a multi-disciplinary team of experts at Doctor Bariatric. In an effort to ensure his patients have the least amount of pain and the fastest path to recovery Dr. Dahiya offers a number of non-invasive and incision-less surgeries to approach weight loss surgery at his office. Using innovative technology, Dr. Dahiya avoids large incisions and instead provides patients with laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery which makes four to five small, half-inch incisions to access the abdomen with a small video camera and small instruments. During the surgery, Dr. Dahiya and his team are able to view the operation on a television monitor. "This laparoscopic technique for the bypass allows many patients, many of whom might not consider bariatric surgery as a long-term solution for their condition, the opportunity to treat obesity permanently with fewer side effects," said Dr. Dahiya. Dr. Dahiya received his medical training at Medical College Rohtak in India and then completed his surgical residency at Sinai Hospital of Detroit, a Wayne State University School of Medicine affiliated program. He continued his medical training as a surgical oncologist fellow at Stehlin Foundation for Cancer Research in Houston, Texas. In addition, he received instruction and advanced post-graduate training in laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Dahiya has served as a medical instructor in the surgical residency program at Sinai Hospital of Detroit. For patients seeking the most innovative surgeon, Dr. Dahiya is just a phone call away."
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3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

31  Conditions Treated

35  Procedures

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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.


  • Government Medical College Chandigarh, Punjab University
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Stehlin Foundation For Cancer Research
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dahiya has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dahiya's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dahiya to family and friends
12 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Dahiya's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

A friend recommend Dr. Dahiya and it was the best decision i ever made. He just recently did a procedure and i am very pleased with my results. This Dr. saved my life all of my previous medical problems have all but disolved. After my procedure he was at the hospital until 10 pm that night...more
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He changed my life and without him and his team I'd still be obese and overweight but most of all of be self conscious and I wouldn't be able to tie my shoes. Thank you for the fast transition. I got surgery over 2 years ago and this time around I had another surgery and it went well. And they have...more
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I came to this office while my wife was in the pharmacy ..I asked a couple of questions and I felt maybe I can be a good candidate for surgery. Made the appointment and going through all the tests necessary and going to a nutritionist,ekg done.I had my surgery 2 weeks ago. 1st week I was...more
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Dr Dahiya and Staff have been an absolute Amazing Team. Amelia went through every step with me before my bypass and though I still had questions she was always portable by cellphone. Having this surgery has changed my life. I followed every direction given to me. Pre-op and post op instructions are...more
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Worst surgeon I ever had. That is why he got got 3.9 out of 5 on reviews, bedside mannor is lacking, is no where to be found at times, doesn't want to be bothered post op. Go to doctor Joseph naim instead. Donot do this procedure with dahiya, hospital is very lacking.. I have had no food or water...more
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