Farzin Feizbakhsh, MD is a board-certified surgeon at the well-known Center for Weight Loss at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. His clinical focus is on helping people to eat less and lose weight with the help of gastric bypass and the gastric sleeve. Dr. Feizbakhsh engages in assisting his patients with making informed decisions about which of the weight loss procedures would best fit their lifestyle and needs. He thoroughly discusses the risks and advantages of available procedures with his patients. His research findings on surgical complications in bariatric patients and gastric bypass versus banding in the super-obese were well-received by the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and. In addition to being a member of SAGES, Dr. Feizbakhsh is an esteemed member of the American Medical Association, the American Society for Bariatric Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.

Procedures Dr. Michael Feiz Performs at Marina Del Rey Hospital

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthNet
  • United Healthcare
  • Tricare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

New York Medical College

Internship(s)

Los Angeles County USC Medical Center

Residency(ies)

Los Angeles County USC Medical Center

Fellowship(s)

Cedars Sinai Medical Center - Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery



Memberships & Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association American Medical Association
  • American Society of Bariatric Surgery American Society of Bariatric Surgery
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Publications & Media

    • Free Perforation of a Gastric Ulcer One Year After Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

      Neel R Joshi MD, Sergey Lyass MD, F. Michael Feiz, M.D., FACSbakhsh MD. Bariatric Times 2006

    • Surgical Complications In Bariatric Patients: What The General Surgeon Should Know

      Sergey Lyass MD, Scott M Cunneen MD, F. Michael Feiz, M.D., FACS MD. Presented at Scientific Session of the Society of American Gastroententestinal Endoscopic Surgeons 2006

    • Gastric Bypass Versus Gastric Banding in the Superobese

      Sergey Lyass MD, Scott A Cunneen MD, F. Michael Feiz, M.D., FACSbakhsh MD. Society of American Gastrointentestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons 2005

    • Separation of Components: A Good Alternative to Mesh Repair for Infected Large Ventral Hernias

      Emergency Surgical Service Grand Rounds ; LAC+USC Medical Center; May 2005

    • Emergency Department Thoracotomy: Indications and Outcomes

      Moderator: Demetrious Demitriades Combined Trauma and Emergency Department Symposium November 2004

    • Subclavian Artery Aneurysm as a Source of Distal Emboli

      Max Gaspar Honorary Vascular Symposium USC, Keck School of Medicine Department of Surgery Grand Rounds September 2004