Scott Cunneen, M.D.

Scott Cunneen, M.D.

Dr. Scott Cunneen has vast experience in bariatric surgery and he is currently affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital. He is considered a pioneer in weight loss surgery. The surgeon attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and graduated in1990. Dr. Scott Conneen completed his internship and his residency training in general surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He is a member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. The surgeon is the Director of Bariatric Surgery and a member of the Center for Weight Loss at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. This program brings together two areas of excellence at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - minimally invasive surgery and weight management. Dr. Scott Cunneen has previously served as the Associate Director of Surgical Critical Care and Trauma and the Assistant Director of the Surgical Residency Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

In addition to serving on a variety of committees at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, he is active in several professional organizations. Dr. Scott Cunneen has written numerous articles and presentations on a variety of subjects, including post-transplantation intensive care and care for patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery. He is the author of WEIGHTY ISSUES: Getting the Skinny on Weight Loss Surgery, which was published in 2012 and revised in 2013. The surgeon has also earned a Master's degree in Physiology from Georgetown University and a Master's degree in Human Nutrition from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Scott Cunneen has over 20 years of professional experience and over the years, has been the recipient of multiple awards, including the CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification. In addition to practicing medicine in California, the surgeon also has a medical license for Florida.

Procedures Dr. Scott Cunneen Performs at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital

  • Sigmoidectomy
  • Rectal resection
  • Cecectomy
  • Hemorrhoid excision
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Adrenalectomy

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Cigna
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare

Languages Spoken

  • English

Education & Training

Medical Degree

Georgetown University School of Medicine


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center



Memberships & Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Publications & Media