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About Dr. Moshe Barnajian

Moshe Barnajian, M.D., is a board-certified colorectal and general surgeon who is committed to providing comprehensive and compassionate care through minimally invasive and advanced surgical techniques. He is the newest member of The Surgery Group of Los Angeles. His specialized training has provided him with the advanced expertise in all aspects of colon, rectal, and anal surgery from laparoscopic and robotic colon resection for colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease to complex anorectal disease including hemorrhoids, fissures, fistula and HIV related anorectal disorders. He has been in practice at the Colorectal Surgery Institute in Glendale, CA since 2013.

Dr. Barnajian is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery. He has participated and lectured in both national and international meetings and has published multiple peer-reviewed articles in prestigious journals including Colorectal Disease. He is a medical peer reviewer for multiple colorectal journals including Techniques in Coloproctology and Colorectal Disease.

Education & Medical Training

Dr. Barnajian earned his bachelor of arts degree at the University of California, Berkeley. His studies continued in Philadelphia where he attended Drexel University College of Medicine and earned his medical degree. He returned to Los Angeles and completed a general surgery residency program at the prestigious Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. During his last year of training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, he served as the administrative chief resident. Following his residency, he spent a year in New York to complete a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Stony Brook University.

Education:

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BS, University of California at Berkeley

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MD, Drexel University College of Medicine

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Resident in General Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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Colorectal Fellowship, Stony Brook

Organizations:

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American College of Surgeons

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American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

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Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgery

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Procedures Performed by Dr. Barnajian

  • Robotic surgery
  • Laparoscopic general surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM)
  • Minimally invasive trans-anal surgery
  • Surgical procedures for hemorrhoid treatment
    • Hemorrhoidal sclerotherapy
    • Rubber-band ligation
    • Procedure for prolapse and hemorrhoids (PPH)
    • Thrombotic hemorrhoid treatment
  • Abscess drainage, fistulotomy, fissure treatment
  • Surgical treatment of pilonidal disease
  • Medical and surgical treatment of fecal incontinence
  • Implantation of Sacral Nerve Stimulator for fecal incontinence
  • Surgical treatments of rectal prolapse
  • Surgical treatment of Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis
  • Rectal Pouch (also known as an IPAA or J-Pouch)
  • Sphincter-preserving rectal surgery

Schedule a Consultation

  • If over-the-counter treatment no longer soothes your discomfort from hemorrhoids
  • When you have been diagnosed with diseases of the colon, such as cancer, diverticulitis, or Crohn’s disease
  • If you suspect you have a hernia or are experiencing continuous abdominal pain
  • For regular colon screenings and colonoscopies
  • If incontinence with bowel movements has disrupted your daily life
  • If you have pain or bleeding in the anal region
  • If you are seeking the most minimally invasive surgical options
  • If you are seeking robotic surgery as a treatment option
  • For the most advanced, sphincter-preserving treatment of rectal cancer
  • If you are interested in a second opinion regarding a recent diagnosis

Call Today to Schedule a Consultation!