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Nicholas Nissen, MD, General Surgery, West Hollywood, CA, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center


General Surgery West Hollywood, CA

Hepatobiliary Surgery, Pancreas, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast), Transplantation

Associate Professor, Surgery Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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Education & Training

  • UPMC Medical Education
    UPMC Medical EducationFellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 1998 - 1999
  • Loyola University Medical Center
    Loyola University Medical CenterResidency, Surgery, 1991 - 1998
  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    University of Minnesota Medical SchoolClass of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1999 - 2025
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1991 - 1999
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1998 - 1999
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2009-2014
  • Top Doctors:LA Area Castle Connolly, 2013
  • America's Top Doctors for Cancer Castle Connolly, 2009-2013
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • NASH Leading Cause of Liver Transplant in Women: Updated Analysis of Indications for Liver Transplant and Ethnic and Gender Variances  
    Tsuyoshi Todo, Walid S Ayoub, Naim Alkhouri, Nicholas N Nissen, Vinay Sundaram, Shelly C Lu, Mazen Noureddin, Aarshi Vipani, Tram Tran, Andrew S Klein, Nature

Press Mentions

  • Cedars-Sinai Performs a Record-Setting Number of Solid Organ Transplants in 2022
    Cedars-Sinai Performs a Record-Setting Number of Solid Organ Transplants in 2022April 25th, 2023
  • Shop Talk
    Shop TalkAugust 25th, 2016

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Hospital Affiliations