Amir-Hossein Mehran, MD, General Surgery, Thousand Oaks, CA, Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital


General Surgery Thousand Oaks, CA

Bariatric Surgery

Private Surgery Pratice

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  • My practice is devoted to minimally invasive general and bariatric surgery. My goal is to maintain academic integrity & values, with a private practice focus on serving the community around me. Patients & referring colleagues may obtain a full spectrum of information by visiting my website at

Education & Training

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation - FloridaFellowship, MIS/Bariatrics, 2002 - 2003
  • St Barnabas Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery, 1996 - 1999
  • UCSFResidency, General Surgery, 1994 - 1996
  • Duke University School of MedicineClass of 1994
  • Brown UniversitySc.B., 1990 - 1990

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2001 - 2004
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1999 - 2022
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 1996 - 2003
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Super Doctors 2010-2018
  • Young Surgeons Award Southern California ACS, 2005
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Screening Colonoscopy in the 50-59 Year Old Asymptomatic Population.  
    Mehran A., Surgical Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy: Why are General Surgeons Being Excluded?  
    Mehran A., Surgical Endoscopy
  • Ruptured Appendicitis After Laparoscopic Roux- en-Y Gastric Bypass.  
    Amir Mehran M.D, Obesity Surgery
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Books/Book Chapters


  • CPAP & BiPAP Use Can Be Safely Omitted After Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass.
    Yadegar, J, Mehran, A., Oral presentation at the SAGES, Hollywood, FL.
  • Gallbladder management during LRYGB: Routine preoperative screening or postoperative prophylactic medical treatments are not necessary.
    Patel, K., Mehran, A., American College of Surgeons -Southern California Chapter meeting., Santa Barbara, CA.
  • Improved outcomes using a unified approach to the laparoscopic Roux-en Y gastric bypass.
    Han, S.; Mehran, A.; Dutson, E.; Gracia, C., Southern California ACS, Santa Barbara
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  • Cardiac Neoplasms. 
    Department of Surgery Faculty, St. Barnabas Medical Center. (Livingston, NJ.)
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy. 
    Department of Surgery Faculty, St. Barnabas Medical Center. (Livingston, NJ.)
  • Laparoscopy for Abdominal Malignancy. 
    American Society for Clinical Oncology. Orlando, FL.
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  • Stapler Misfire in Sleeve Gastrectomy: caution with buttress use. 
    David Nguyen, MD; Bahar Moheban: & Amir Mehran, MD., SAGES 2012 Scientific Session.
    San Diego, CA
  • Laparoscopic Resection of Hepatic Choristoma: technique & discussion. 
    Catherine Lewis, MD; Erik Dutson MD; Amir Mehran, MD.
  • Use of a novel approach to establish the critical view during dissection of Calot’s triangle. 
    Scott S Um, Amir H Mehran, Erik P Dutson., SAGES TV.
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Farsi

Hospital Affiliations