Dr. Burch is an experienced weight loss surgeon currently affiliated with Marina Del Rey Hospital. He earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia in 1999 and completed his residency program at Boston Medical Centre. During his fellowship training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Burch gained valuable knowledge and medical experience. Dr. Burch’s professionalism was recognized nationally, he received the Lester Williams, MD, Teaching Award, Boston University Surgical Residency in 2004, the Latino Leadership Award, Latino Leaders Magazine in 2013 and the America's Top GI Surgeons Award, Consumers Research Council of America in 2014.

Procedures Dr. Miguel Burch Performs at Marina Del Rey Hospital

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Cigna
  • Blue Shield of California
  • United Healthcare

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

Medical College of Virginia

Internship(s)
Residency(ies)

Boston Medical Center

Fellowship(s)

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center



Memberships & Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons American College of Surgeons
  • Publications & Media

    • Essentiality of portal vein receptors in hypoglycemic counterregulation: direct proof via denervation in male canines.

      Ionut, V., Castro, A. V., Woolcott, O. O., Stefanovski, D., Iyer, M. S., Broussard, J. L., Mkrtchyan, H., Burch, M., Elazary, R., Kirkman, E., Bergman, R. N.

    • Subtle Vaginal Evisceration Resulting in Small Bowel Evisceration: A Case Report.

      Woo, K.C., Linden, J.A., Lowenstein, R.A., Varghese, J.C., Burch, M.A.

    • Dentistry-based approaches to sleep-disordered breathing, algorithms, and multidisciplinary perspectives.

      Simmons, M. S., Artal, R., Burch, M. A., Cain, R. P., Campano, R., Cohen, H. G., Mann, C. A., Morgan, T., Owens, J. A., Pullinger, A., Relle, R., Roesler, J. M., Sotos, J., Yagiela, J. A., Ziman, R. B., Simmons, J. H.

    • Endoscopic fundoplication for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease: Initial experience.

      Narsule, C.K., Burch, M.A., Ebright, M.I., Hess, D.T., Rivas, R., Daly, B.T., Fernando, H.C.

    • Association of Wearable Activity Monitors With Assessment of Daily Ambulation and Length of Stay Among Patients Undergoing Major Surgery.

      Daskivich, T. J.,Houman, J.,Lopez, M.,Luu, M.,Fleshner, P.,Zaghiyan, K.,Cunneen, S.,Burch, M.,Walsh, C.,Paiement, G.,Kremen, T.,Soukiasian, H.,Spitzer, A.,Jackson, T.,Kim, H. L.,Li, A.,Spiegel, B.

    • Primary sleeve gastrectomy compared to sleeve gastrectomy as revisional surgery: weight loss and complications at intermediate follow-up. J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Oct;18(10):1737-1743. doi: 10.1007/s11605-014-2592-3. PMID: 25118640

      Barrett, A. M.,Vu, K. T.,Sandhu, K. K.,Phillips, E. H.,Cunneen, S. A.,Burch, M. A.

    • Gastrointestinal Hormones and Bariatric Surgery Induced Weight Loss. Obesity. 2013 Jun;21(6):1093-1103. doi: 10.1002/oby.20364. PMID: 23512841.

      Ionut V, Burch M, Youdim A, Bergman RN.

    • Splenic malignancy: a minimally invasive approach. Cancer Journal. 2005;11(1):36-42. PMID: 15831222.

      Burch M, Misra M, Phillips EH.