Surgical Director, Kidney Transplantation
Associate Surgical Director, Liver Transplantation
Attending Physician; Kidney and Liver Transplantation
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery; Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery and Abdominal Organ Transplantation
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Dr. Etesami is the surgical director of kidney and associate surgical director of liver transplantation at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. He is an assistant professor of clinical surgery in the division of Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery and Abdominal Organ Transplantation at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Dr. Etesami specializes in adult and pediatric liver, bowel, kidney and pancreas transplantation. His medical interests include the expansion of organ availability and transplantation with a focus on living donation and split liver transplantation.

He is an active member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and is an associate fellow with the American College of Surgeons.

Clinical Interests

Abdominal organ transplantation, including liver, kidney, pancreas, & intestine.

Education

Medical School: 

State University of New York, Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, New York

Internship: 
New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Residency: 

New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

Fellowship: 

Georgetown Univ. Hosp./Washington DC, Transplant and HPB Surgery

Accomplishments

Certification: 

ASTS Multi-Organ Transplant Surgery, General Surgery accreditation #060369

Professional Memberships: 

American Society of Transplant Surgeons

American College of Surgeons

1510 San Pablo Street
Suite 514
Los Angeles, CA 90027

4650 Sunset Blvd
Gastroenterology, #78
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: 323-660-2450Office
Fax: 323-671-3612Fax