Dr. Walid S. Arnaout, MD

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Dr. Walid S. Arnaout, MD

General Surgery | Male

Oaks Surgical Specialists 77 Rolling Oaks Dr Ste 203, Thousand Oaks, CA 91361 Get Directions
(805) 379-9696

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in Newbury Park, CA |
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
Dr. Arnaout is the best surgeon there is. I wouldn't see anyone else but him.
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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    American University Of Beirut Medical Center, Surgical Intern, Beirut, Lebanon, July 1985-December 1986
  • Residency Hospital
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Surgical Resident

    Completed in 1993

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Chief Resident, General Surgery

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Department of Surgery, Liver Transplant Fellowship

    Completed in 1996

    UCLA School of Medicine, Dumont-UCLA Transplant Center, Transplant Fellowship

    Completed in 1996

  • Undergraduate School
    American University of Beirut, Bachelor of Science, Beirut, Lebanon

    Graduated in 1981

  • Other Education
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Research Fellow

    Completed in 1989

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • 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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

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  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Arnaout's Care Philosophy

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