At the Pilonidal Cyst Center Center of Excellence, our staff and surgeons deeply about the well being of our patients, especially our expert surgical team. All of our colorectal doctors have years of experience dealing with cysts and abscesses and have attended some of the best schools in the country to receive their training. Additionally, they have been featured in the media including CNN, The Insider, People, The New York Times, Entertainment Tonight, ELLE Magazine, ABC News, and many more. Contact us today for a consultation with one of colorectal specialists.

Dr. Allen Kamrava, MD, Medical Director

Colorectal Surgeon Dr. Allen KamravaAllen Kamrava, MD, is board-certified in Colon and Rectal Surgery and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of pilonidal cysts in the greater Los Angeles area. Dr. Kamrava has a certification in advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgical techniques and completed a medicine and business administration dual degree at Temple University (School of Medicine and Fox School of Business respectively). He received his Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Kamrava’s skillset is highly specialized thanks to his time at the University of Pennsylvania’s major tertiary care center. He now oversees the our facility to help patients of all kinds improve their quality of life.
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Dr. Eiman Firoozmand

Dr. Eiman Firoozmand Los AngelesEiman Firoozmand is a board-certified general surgeon who works with our team. Dr. Firoozmand is also the medical director at the Fissure/Fistula Surgery Center of Excellence at La Peer Health Systems and works as Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery. Dr. Firoozmand specializes in optimizing patient outcomes by utilizing advanced treatment techniques for sacrococcygeal fistulas. He has been extensively published in a number of peer-reviewed publications that includes the Journal of Trauma and The American Surgeon. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Davis, and his medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.

Dr. Liza M. Capiendo

Dr. Liza Capiendo Colon and Rectal SpecialistLiza M. Capiendo, MD, is a board-certified colorectal surgeon and specializes in the treatment of colorectal issues in women. Currently the Clinical Chief of the Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Capiendo received her medical degree from Loma Linda University. She was awarded the Surgical Resident of the Year award for three years during her residency at King/Drew Medical Center. She also attended USC’s Medical Center to complete her Colon and Rectal Fellowship.

Gary H. Hoffman

Dr. Gary Hoffman Los AngelesGary H. Hoffman, MD, is double board certified in colorectal surgery and general surgery. His numerous accolades include an Attending Surgeon position at The Division of General Surgery and the Division of Colorectal Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Hoffman has been listed as a prestigious SUPER DOCTOR for two years in a row. He specializes in a number of procedures including pilonidal cyst treatment, hemorrhoidectomies, and treating malignant colon/rectal growths with minimally invasive treatments.

David P. Magner, MD

Dr. David Magner Los Angeles SurgeonDr. Magner is board-certified in minimally-invasive and laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery. Through an interdisciplinary, patient-centered approach, Dr. Magner specializes in the treatment of all aspects of colorectal disease. Dr. Magner’s expertise includes pelvic floor dysfunction, benign anorectal conditions, advanced gastrointestinal malignancies, and inflammatory bowel disease.

Maziar Ghodsian, MD

Dr. MozDr. Maziar Ghodsian, or Dr. Maz, as he is so kindly referred to by his patients, is a highly specialized Proctologist and Colorectal Endoscopist. He specializes in diseases of the colon and rectal surgery as well as aesthetic anal beautification and rejuvenation. Dr. Maz also performs diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopies for colon cancer and rectal cancer.

Dr. Maz obtained his Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Minor in Philosophy from the University of California, Riverside. Dr. Maz continued his training at the Johns Hopkins University, where he received a second Bachelor of Science in Nursing followed by a Juris Doctor with a concentration on Healthcare Law and Policy from the Pace University School of Law. He then attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences in Southern California and completed his internship at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. Dr. Maz completed his residency training in Proctologic Surgery at Ohio University-Grandview Medical Center/Kettering Health Network in Dayton, Ohio. Additionally, Dr. Maz completed a portion of his residency training in Proctologic Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Cedars Sinai Medical Center with world renowned experts. Dr. Maz is a Board Member of the American Osteopathic College of Proctology.

Dr. Maz is one of only two practicing Proctologic Surgeons in California that have completed a residency in Proctology.

Using his specialized minimally invasive and aesthetic approach, Dr. Maz uses exceptional technical skills in treating his patients with both surgical and non-surgical treatment modalities. Dr. Maz is highly specialized in the cosmetic removal of anal skin tags, lesions, warts and hemorrhoids.

Book Your Appointment To Get Treated Today

Pilonidal cysts can be painful and embarrassing, but our expert surgeons are here to help. At our facility, expert doctors in Los Angeles offer incredibly experienced and highly credentialed treatment for a number of colorectal conditions. To schedule an appointment at our facility, please contact our office at 888.397.7135. We look forward to giving you the highest quality care.

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