MMOSC Staff

Dr. Jennifer Anger
Dr. Vivek  Bansal
Dr. Babak Dadvand
Dr. Karyn Eilber
Dr. Michael Feldman
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Dr. Stewart Gleischman
Dr. Ron Goldstein
Dr. Jon Greenfield
Dr. Abraham  Ishaaya
Dr. Edward Kim
Dr. Jeremy Korman
Dr. Arthur Kreitenberg
Dr. Louis Kwong
Dr. Carl Lauryssen
Dr. Gary Leach
Dr. George  Rappard
Dr. Leon Robb
Dr. Paul Rodricks
Dr. Alfred Roven
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Clive Segil
Dr. Robert Uyeda
Dr. Christopher Zahiri
Dr. Hormoz Zahiri

Dr. Jennifer Anger
   310 385-2992
Jennifer Anger, MD, MPH is a board certified urologist with specialty training in male and female pelvic floor reconstruction. Dr. Anger graduated with high distinction from University of California at Berkeley and earned her medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. She completed her urology residency at New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center, followed by a fellowship at Duke University Medical Center in urologic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Anger has also served as an Assistant Professor of Urology for both UCLA Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Anger’s many publications have greatly contributed to the field of urology. Her clinical interests and specialties are focused on female urology/prolapse and male urology/urethral reconstruction and incontinence.

Dr. Vivek  Bansal
   (925) 389-8837 (323) 964-0866 - www.elitemdspa.com
Dr. Vivek Bansal is a board-certified plastic surgeon and co-founder of Elite MD – Advanced Dermatology, Laser, and Plastic Surgery Institute, located in the Bay Area. Dr. Bansal completed his medical school training at Penn State, College of Medicine. Dr. Bansal specializes in both reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. His specialty is breast, face, and body sculpting. Due to his expertise in laser liposuction, Elite MD is a luminary site and training center for physicians across the country to learn the most advanced practice techniques in Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Babak Dadvand
   310 278-4200 - www.drdadvandplasticsurgery.com
Dr. Babak Dadvand is a Board-Certified General Surgeon and Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon practicing in Los Angeles. After earning his M.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Dadvand completed his General Surgery program at the Cleveland Clinic and continued his training in plastic surgery at Indiana University Medical Center in 2006. Here, he honed his skills in all facets of plastic surgery, including cleft-lip/palate repair, head and neck reconstruction, and breast reconstruction. Dr. Dadvand maintains an active plastic and reconstructive practice in Los Angeles. He is also the Medical Director of the Center for Wound Management and Hyperbaric Medicine at Olympia Medical Center.




Dr. Karyn Eilber
   310 385-2992
Dr. Karyn Eilber is one of the few board certified female urologists in the Los Angeles area that is fellowship trained in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Eilber received her medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine then completed a urology residency and fellowship also at UCLA. She practiced at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center before returning to Los Angeles. She is currently the Associate Director of the Cedars-Sinai Urology Residency Training Program and is Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery in the Cedars-Sinai Department of Surgery. Her practice is focused on pelvic reconstruction and the treatment of both men and women for incontinence and voiding dysfunction.

Dr. Michael Feldman
   310 286-6700
Dr. Michael Feldman is a Board Certified Orthopedic Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon in the Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and Miracle Mile areas of Los Angeles. Dr. Feldman received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University and specialty training at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Feldman is a Qualified Medical Examiner in the State of California and has held teaching appointments at the University of Colorado and Rush University in Chicago, Illionis.

Dr. Vlad Gendelman
   818 344-6784
Dr. Vlad Gendelman is an Orthopedic Surgeon practicing in Greater Los Angeles Area of Southern California. Dr. Gendelman received his BS from University of Southern California and his Doctor of Medicine from University of California at Irvine and specialty training at State University of New York, Downstate in Brooklyn, New York. He has offices in Beverly Hills and Tarzana.

Dr. Stewart Gleischman
   (310) 657-6993
Dr. Gleischman is a Board Certified General Surgeon practicing in the Greater Los Angeles Area of Southern California. Dr. Gleischman obtained his Doctor of Medicine from Eastern Virginia Medical School and a BA from the University of Virginia. Dr. Gleischman has been a member of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Staff since 1984. Dr. Gleischman is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Qualified Medical Evaluator in the State of California. His specialties include hernia diagnosis and repair, laparoscopic abdominal surgery, abdominal and breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, treatment of gallbladder disease, and laser lipolysis employing the Lipotherme technique.



Dr. Ron Goldstein
   (310) 246-0757 (714) 556-8210
Dr. Ron Goldstein is a fellowship trained plastic, reconstructive, and orthopedic hand surgeon. He received his medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago, orthopedic hand fellowship at Stony Brook in New York, and specialty training at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Plastic Surgery Center of the Pacific in Honolulu, and the University of Toronto. Dr. Goldstein is the Medical Director of The Institute for Hand and Microsurgery with offices in Beverly Hills, Long Beach, Fresno, San Bernanrdino, and Santa Ana, California. Dr. Goldstein is a co-founder of Operation Hand in Hand, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing care for children with congenital and acquired deformities of the hand.

Dr. Jon Greenfield
   (310) 659-3400 - http://www.orthomd.net
Dr. Jon Greenfield is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon who has been practicing in West Los Angeles/Beverly Hills for over 30 years. Dr. Greenfield is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, the Arthroscopy Board of North America, and the American Academy of Pain Management. He holds surgical certifications in Intradiscal Therapy, CO2 Laser in Arthroscopic Surgery, Holmium YAG Laser in Arthroscopic Knee Surgery, Percutaneous Nucleotomy, and Lipotherme Laser Lipolysis. Dr. Greenfield is a team physician for a local high school, and a Qualified Medical Evaluator for industrial injuries in the State of California. He is on the faculty of the University of Southern California Medical School, Physicians Assistant training program. Dr. Greenfield has published research and clinical practice articles in medical journals, and has lectured on various topics related to orthopedic medicine and surgery in the United States and Mexico. In addition Dr. Greenfield holds a MBA degree, is a CPA, and received the UCLA Award in Accounting.

Dr. Abraham  Ishaaya
   323 954-1788 - http://www.aviisha.com
Dr. Abraham (Avi) Ishaaya completed Medical School at the University of Maryland and returned to Los Angeles in 1990 for residency in internal medicine and fellowship training in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. He has been in private practice in Los Angeles since 1996. Dr. Ishaaya is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Sleep, and Geriatrics. Dr. Ishaaya is co-founder and Medical Director of the Aviisha Medical Wellness Institute in Los Angeles with additional facilities throughout Southern California. Dr. Ishaaya has joined Dr. Korman and Dr. Rubin to participate in the direction of the Miracle Mile Outpatient Surgery Center Bariatric Surgery program. Dr. Ishaaya is fluent in English, Hebrew, Russian, and Spanish.

Dr. Edward Kim
   (310) 657-6226 - http://www.orthomd.net
Dr. Edward Kim is a podiatrist and surgeon, practicing in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills. He graduated from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in 1995, and is an Attending Podiatrist at several local hospitals. Dr. Kim completed a three-year post- graduate fellowship in injuries, diseases, and surgery of the foot and ankle. Currently, he is actively involved in the Baja Project for Crippled Children where he provides medical care for infants and children in the clinic, performs reconstructive surgery, and teaches residents didactic and clinical surgical skills. Dr. Kim also teaches foot and ankle surgery to podiatric residents at local hospitals. In addition, he conducts research and provides clinical services at a wound care center whose specialty is to treat complicated and chronic non-healing wounds associated to the foot and ankle commonly seen in, but not limited to, patients with diabetes.

Dr. Jeremy Korman
   800 491-1977 - http://www.labariatriccenter.com/
Dr Jeremy Korman is a nationally recognized general and bariatric surgeon, and Director of Bariatric Surgery at the Miracle Mile Outpatient Surgery Center. Since 2004, Dr Korman has performed over 1000 Laparoscopic Bariatric surgeries including 200 Lap Band procedures.

Dr Korman is also a Weight Loss Surgeon and Medical Director of L.A. Bariatric Center which is recognized by the Surgical Review Committee as a Bariatric Surgery Center Of Excellence.

Dr. Korman is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and a Medical Expert for the California Medical Board. His interests are in minimally invasive surgery including, laparoscopic surgery and the new frontier of endo-luminal surgery. Dr. Korman’s practice focuses on laparoscopic gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding and revisional surgery.

Dr. Arthur Kreitenberg
   (310) 659-3400 - http://www.orthomd.net
Dr. Arthur Kreitenberg is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with extensive experience in orthopedic trauma and sports related surgery. Dr. Kreitenberg serves as a surgeon for the Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT), which is a unit of the Federal Department of Homeland Security. Deployments include Guam, and the 911 attacks on the World Trade Center. In addition, Dr. Kreitenberg serves as an Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of California, Irvine. He instructs medical students and orthopedic residents, and maintains an active laboratory researching bone and muscle performance. He is a Los Angeles native and active in children's sports programs.

Dr. Louis Kwong
   (310) 288-0396
Dr. Louis M. Kwong is a board certified, fellowship trained, orthopaedic surgeon. Dr. Kwong is Vice Chairman and Chief of the Orthopaedic Arthritis Service at Harbor—UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California. Dr. Kowng is an Attending Surgeon and Director of Research and Education at the Cedars-Sinai Institute for Joint Replacement in Los Angeles. Dr. Kwong received his undergraduate and medical training at UCLA and completed his orthopaedic training at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Kwong completed his fellowship in joint replacement under the direction of William H. Harris, MD, at Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard Medical School. He is a past recipient of The Hip Society’s John Charnley Award for Outstanding Research in Hip Surgery. Dr. Kwong has given more than 100 scientific presentations throughout the United States, Europe, and the Far East. He is the author of numerous book chapters and has published articles in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Journal of Arthroplasty, and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. Active in numerous societies, professional organizations, and community service, Dr. Kwong serves as a volunteer surgeon in helicopter-based search and rescue for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept. As a volunteer, he also trains all emergency medical technicians and paramedics in the emergency management of musculoskeletal injuries for the County of Los Angeles.

Dr. Carl Lauryssen
   310 855-0751

Dr. Gary Leach
   (310) 854-9898 - http://www.towerincontinence.com
Dr. Gary Leach is the founder and director of The Tower Urology Institute for Continence. He is an internationally recognized authority in incontinence, female urology, and bladder nerve problems. Dr. Leach is a former Chief of the Department of Urology and Director of the Urodynamics Laboratory at Kaiser Los Angeles Medical Center. Dr. Leach is President of the Los Angeles Urologic Society and President of the Urodynamic Society, whose members specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of incontinence. Dr. Leach has written many scientific articles, has contributed to several definitive textbooks on incontinence, teaches medicine and surgery to urology residents, and serves as a member of the Multiple Sclerosis Society Advisory Board.

Dr. George  Rappard
   323-857-5300 - http://www.lamisinstitute.com/
Dr. George Rappard is a board certified neuroradiologist and neurointerventional surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgery for maladies of the neck and back, and spinal pain management. After completing fellowship training in Diagnostic Neuroradiology and Neurointerventional Surgery at the University of Texas-Southwestern, Dr. Rappard returned to Los Angeles where he has been practicing neurointerventional surgery in the Hollywood, Glendale, and Miracle Mile areas of Los Angeles since 2004. Dr. Rappard is a senior member of the Society of Neurointerventional Surgery and is the Director of the Brain and Spine Research Institute in Los Angeles.

Dr. Leon Robb
   818 560 5197 - www.doctor-robb.com
Leon G. Robb MD is the founder of ROBB Pain Management Group. Dr. Robb has been involved in the treatment of intractable pain of cancer and non cancer etiology since the early 1970s. He has traveled extensively in the U.S. and abroad in order to obtain knowledge and experience in advanced modern treatment techniques and technology. ROBB Pain Management Group is approved by Medicare and accredited by the American Academy of Pain Management.

Dr. Paul Rodricks
   (818) 782-2164 - (323) 964-1151
Dr. Paul Rodricks is a board certified anesthesiologist and fellowship trained pain management specialist. He specializes in regional anesthesia in the outpatient setting. He completed his anesthesiology and pain management training at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in New York City, which is a level #1 trauma center serving the lower part of Manhattan and parts of New Jersey and Brooklyn. He acquired his expertise in regional anesthesia at he Hospital For Special Surgery in New York City, a premier orthopedic surgical hospital. He has published numerous anesthesia and research articles and is committed to providing a "painless surgical experience" for all patients. He has recently (2003) been selected one of America’s Top Physicians by Consumers’ Research Council of America in anesthesiology and pain management.

Dr. Alfred Roven
   (323) 937-7733
Dr. Alfred N. Roven is a board certified Otolaryngologist (Ears, Nose, and Throat), and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon who has been practicing in Los Angeles since 1984. Dr. Roven is the past Clinical Burn Chief, Chief of Hand Surgery, and Clinical Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Currently, Dr. Roven has offices located in Los Angeles, Downey, and Woodland Hills, and he is on the faculty at the University of Southern California. He has expertise in hand injuries and surgery, residual scarring, burns (thermal, chemical, and electric), trauma, facial fractures, difficult wounds, foot injuries, temporomandibular joint disorders, head and neck medicine and surgery, and plastic reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Howard Rubin
   (323) 964-0866 - http://www.mmosc.com
Dr. Howard Rubin is a Board Certified Medical Psychologist and has been practicing medical psychology with sub specialties in pain management, sports medicine and psychology, psychopharmacology, deployment of SVF Investigational Protocols for Joint Disorders, and Bariatric Medicine since 1971. He is a Diplomate and Fellow of the American Academy of Pain Management, An Associate of the Cell Surgical Network, a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and has post-doctoral certification in psychopharmacology. Dr. Rubin was appointed to the U.S. Olympic Team medical staff for the Los Angeles games in 1984. He also served on the medical staff of the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Dr. Rubin has an extensive background in academia, has published numerous research articles in professional psychology and medical journals, has made several presentations to professional organizations on such topics as Pain Management, Stem Cell Protocols for Rheumatologic and Orthopedic Disorders, Stress Management, Disaster Response, Child Abuse and Neglect, and Drugs, Alcohol, and World Class Athletes. He has appeared on many local and national radio and television programs including the Today Show. Dr. Rubin is the CEO of Museum Center Surgery Group, Inc., and Principal Investigator of the Miracle Mile Outpatient Surgery Center Los Angeles Stem Cell Institute Research Program.

Dr. Clive Segil
   (310) 203-5490
Dr. Clive Segil is a highly experienced, board certified orthopedic surgeon, with fellowship training in joint replacement and spinal surgery. He has also conducted research, and published in these specialty areas. Dr. Segil has been in private practice for over 30 years. He has instructed medical students and residents, has been a visiting professor in many countries, and has lectured at orthopedic meetings. Dr. Segil is currently conducting research in various methods (surgical and non surgical) of treating acute and chronic back pain.

Dr. Robert Uyeda
   310 271-2178
Dr. Uyeda is a surgeon certified by the American Board of Surgery. He completed his residency in surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in 1981 and has been in private practice in Beverly Hills/West LA since then. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has served as President of the BH District of LACMA and Chief of Staff at Beverly Hills Medical Center. He is a member of the State Bar of CA. He is currently on staff with full surgical privileges at Cedars-Sinai (Section of Surgical Oncology and Advanced General Surgery) and Saint Johns Health Center (Santa Monica). His offices are located in Beverly Hills and West LA and he specializes in Lapaproscopic Surgery and Lipotherme.


Dr. Christopher Zahiri
   310 659-7414
Dr. Christopher A. Zahiri is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity surgery, practicing at the the International Orthopedic Center for Joint Disorders in Beverly Hills. Dr. Zahiri has published over twenty research and clinical papers in peer reviewed journals, and has presented his research at over 15 national and international professional meetings. He is an innovator and currently has three patents on orthopedic devices. He is conducting clinical trials on one of these devices at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center/Loma Linda University Medical Center.

Dr. Hormoz Zahiri
   (310) 659-0989
Dr. Hormoz Zahiri is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon who has been teaching and in practice since 1968. His practice has gradually developed into the treatment of "complex orthopedic conditions" including the neck, back, shoulders, elbows, and hands, as well as hips, knees and ankles. Dr. Zahiri is currently a clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Southern California and in full time practice at the International Orthopedic Center for Joint Disorders located at 50 North La Cienga Blvd., Suite 100, Beverly Hills, California 90211.
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