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Dr. Walid Arnaout, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Arnaout

Oaks Surgical Specialists

77 Rolling Oaks Dr Ste 203 Thousand Oaks, CA 91361

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Dr. Walid Arnaout, MD is a general surgery specialist in Thousand Oaks, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.

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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Arnaout is amazing. He performed a whipple surgery on my mother 8 years ago with excellent results. She is now 88 and still very active. Dr Arnaout was always very professional, friendly, and encouraging. We cannot thank him enough for what he did for our mother!!!
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Dr. Arnaout was great with my older parent. Very personable, explained and answered all questions my father had. He eased my fathers worries regarding the procedure and it all went very well! Thanks Dr. Arnaout
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Dr. Arnaout is the best surgeon there is. I wouldn't see anyone else but him.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Provide state of the art medical care for our patients in a friendly, compassionate and professional setting.


  • General Surgery

Board Certifications


American University Of Beirut Medical Center, Surgical Intern, Beirut, Lebanon, July 1985-December 1986
Internship Hospital
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Department of Surgery, Liver Transplant Fellowship
Fellowship Hospital
UCLA School of Medicine, Dumont-UCLA Transplant Center, Transplant Fellowship
Fellowship Hospital
Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Chief Resident, General Surgery
Residency Hospital
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Surgical Resident
Residency Hospital
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Research Fellow
American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
American University of Beirut, Bachelor of Science, Beirut, Lebanon
Undergraduate School


  • Arabic
  • English


Media & Publications

  • Isolation, characterization and transplantation of bone marrow derived hepatocyte stem cells, 2001
  • Transmission of hepatitis B infection from hepatitis B core antibody positive liver allograft is prevented by Lamivudine therapy, 2001
  • Predictors of survival after In Vivo split liver transplantation: analysis of 110 consecutive patients, 2000
  • Radiographic findings of ischemic hepatitis in a cirrhotic patient, 2000
  • The Liver- Hepatic Support, Bioartificial Liver. In SIRS, MODS and MOF- Systemic Inflammatory Response, Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome and Multiple Organ Failure- Pathopysiology, Prevention and Therapy, 2000

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Arnaout's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Arnaout performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Arnaout performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Arnaout performs Gallbladder Removal more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Arnaout performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Arnaout performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Arnaout performs this procedure more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Arnaout's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wound Repair