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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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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays! Another great Holiday Party last night with the SGLA family. A special thank you to Nexus Healthcare Solutions and The Dr’s Choice Home Health Services for hosting such a ...
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Breast Cancer Surgery, Dr. Jason Cohen talks surgical options

It’s ‪#‎BreastCancerAwarenessMonth‬ & treating patients with breast cancer is a significant part of our practice The Surgery Group of Los Angeles. In this video, Dr. Jason Cohen ...
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3 minutes with the Surgery Group of Los Angles : What is a hernia?

On this edition of 3min with the Surgery Group of Los Angeles : Dr. Rebecca Freeman discusses how a hernia develops, who gets them, and how we, at the Surgery Group of Los Angeles, use minimally ...
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Thyroidectomy: What is it? And what does it entail?

Thyroid surgery is used to treat thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, and hyperthyroidism. Dr. Jason S. Cohen, MD, FACS, is a surgical oncologist and general surgeon who is on the forefront of thyroid ...
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Patient Success Story Video With Dr. Jason Cohen

Everyone is entitled to unique and specialized care. And the personal encounter you share with us is just as important as our technical expertise. Watch the video below to hear what a patient success ...
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Tower of Hope Gala

$1.2 million was raised for cancer research on Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Each year, the Tower of Hope Gala honors esteemed members of the community. This year’s ...
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3 Minutes with The Surgery Group of Los Angeles : Understanding Genetics As It Relates To Certain Cancers

On this edition of 3 Minutes with the Surgery Group of Los Angeles Dr. Jason Cohen and Dr. Elizabeth Arena discuss what’s been going on in the news with Angelina Jolie as it pertains to breast ...
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How Should A Breast Self-Exam Be Performed?

How Should A Breast Self-Exam Be Performed? “Forty percent of diagnosed breast cancers are detected by women who feel a lump, so establishing a regular breast self-exam is very important.” ...
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