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How Yoga Can Help Restore Thyroid Levels

Most people know that yoga is a great exercise if you’re looking to become more limber and flexible. Yoga is also beneficial in that it helps to relieve stress and allows the body to heal more ...
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How to Deal with Hemorrhoids (and Know When You Need Help)

Though hemorrhoids are common, nearly three out of four adults will have them at some point in their lives. Understanding the causes and symptoms can help you know if you need to seek a hemorrhoid ...
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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and SGLA's Dr. Yosef Nasseri wants to make sure people get screened. Get MAD about colon cancer, it's preventable! Take the time to get a ...
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Got Rhoids?

Don't let hemorrhoids dictate the quality of your life. Dr. Yosef Nasseri and Dr. Moshe Barnajian offer a wide variety of treatment options, specifically tailored to each patients condition and ...
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GotRhoids?

Hemorrhoids are a common condition, affecting more than 3 million people each year. Dr. Yosef Nasseri and Dr. Moshe Barnajian offer a wide variety of treatment options, specifically tailored to each ...
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Preparing for Your First Colonoscopy

Colonoscopies tend to be surrounded by plenty of jokes. The truth is, we all find the idea a little unnerving. Not to worry, though; we can take the mystery and uncertainty out of this common ...
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Signs You Need Your Gallbladder Removed

Abdominal pain can sometimes be nonspecific or confusing, and the cause can be elusive. The gallbladder is an integral part of the body but, when it stops working the way it should, the symptoms can ...
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Surgical Options for Breast Cancer

Surgical Options for Breast Cancer Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with breast cancer? You probably want to know more about your options. A doctor may have suggested surgery might be an option ...
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Dr. Jason Cohen Removes Largest Parathyroid Adenoma In Office History

Sitting alongside the thyroid gland in the neck are small glands called the parathyroid glands. These glands have a role in regulating calcium metabolism in the human body. On occasion one or more of ...
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How Social Media Is Saving Lives

Social media has become much more than catching up with friends. Businesses have taken to social platforms to advertise, and physicians have gone this route to communicate health information and ...
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Yosef Nasseri: Grand Rounds Talk on Robotics in Colorectal Surgery

SGLA's, Dr. Yosef Nasseri, was featured in this week’s GIBLIB Grand Rounds discussing the topic of robotic surgery in the colorectal specialty. Watch the full video below to get the history ...
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How to Screen and Test for Thyroid Problems

What Is the Thyroid Gland, Exactly? Many of us only consider the health of our endocrine system—particularly the thyroid gland—when we're trying to lose weight, but the thyroid plays ...
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What Do the Different Stages of Cancer Mean?

In diagnosing patients with cancer, healthcare providers use a staging system. This system refers to how advanced the cancerous cells and tumors are, within the body, and the extent the cancer has ...
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Does a High Dosage of Oxygen During Surgery Cause Harm to a Patient?

Oxygen is essential to life and many of our body’s functions. Without it, we would not be able to breathe, which would cause suffocation and death. During traumatic experiences, such as heart ...
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Watch! Dr. Nasseri performs a Robotic Sigmoid Resection

One of the many great advantages of Robotic Surgery is the three dimensional visualization and seven degrees of instrument articulation which allow for meticulous dissection. Another amazing feature ...
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What Are the Best Food to Eat After Surgery?

If you have an upcoming surgery planned, it is important to discuss what foods you should be eating after surgery with your general surgeon. Certain types of foods serve specific functions to help ...
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Parathyroid Surgery: Understanding Through Animation

Unlike thyroid disease, there are no pills or drugs you can take to help regulate hyperparathyroidism and the PHT production and calcium levels by the parathyroid glands. The only course of treatment ...
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Vital Organs Replaced with Prosthetics & Bionics: Could Humans Live Longer than 100 Years?

“We can rebuild him. We have the technology. We can make him better than he was. Better, stronger, faster.”—the opening line of the 70s hit series “The Bionic Man.” Back ...
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Breaking the Stigma: The Importance of Talking Openly About Colonoscopies and Colon Health

Colon cancer is responsible for roughly 50,000 deaths in America every year, making it the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the country, and the third most common cancer in men and ...
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Mole Patrol: How to Protect Against Skin Cancer and What to Watch Out For

Cancer is one of the most terrifying diagnoses a person can have, and skin cancer is particularly prevalent. There are more new cases of skin cancer diagnosed annually than there are for breast, ...
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Dr. Joshua Ellenhorn named Best General Surgeon in L.A by Los Angeles Magazine

Congratulations to Surgery Group of Los Angeles Doctors, Joshua Ellenhorn and Leo A. Gordon. Both were named in January's issue of Los Angeles Magazine as two of the BEST general surgeons in LA. ...
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Patient Testimonial

Hear what our patients are saying about their experiences with us!
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SGLA: Open House

A fun video reel from our Open House last week. Thank you so much to everyone who attended!
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Video: Robotic Colectomy

Video: Robotic Colectomy A Robotic Colectomy in action with Dr. Yosef Nasseri. Watch the video below!
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Hollywood's Top Doctor!

Hollywood’s Top Doctor! Congratulations to ‪#‎SGLA‬ surgeon Dr. Joshua Ellenhorn for being named and recognized by Castle Connolly Top Doctors as Hollywood’s Top Doctor! ‪#‎topdoc‬ ...
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