Yosef Nasseri, M.D.

Yosef Nasseri, M.D.



Dr. Yosef Nasseri is double board-certified in General Surgery and Colorectal Surgery and specializes in cutting-edge robotic and minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of colon and rectal cancers, inflammatory bowel disease, benign anorectal diseases, a variety of hernias, and general surgery. After earning his Bachelor's degree from UCLA, he attended medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. The surgeon subsequently completed a seven-year General Surgery residency, with a year dedicated to research at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Following his residency, Dr. Yosef Nasseri completed a fellowship in Colorectal Surgery at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic.

He is a member of several reputable medical and surgical societies and has done a wide variety of charitable work, including medical missions in third world countries, organizing services to disadvantaged communities, and educating young people on the prevention of HIV and other communicable diseases. The surgeon has also published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, is a reviewer of several journals, and has delivered lectures and participated in panels and committees at national and international conferences. At Surgery Group of Los Angeles, which is located at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Towers, and his office in West Hollywood, Dr. Yosef Nasseri provides concierge-style service, often available for same-day or next-day consultations with patients who need surgical solutions for a variety of lower digestive tract diseases, including Crohn's disease and diverticulitis.

Dr. Yosef Nasseri has been hand-picked by the Da Vinci Robotic company to train surgeons internationally and is the key national opinion leader in all matters related to robotic surgery. The surgeon holds several high positions in various national surgical committees, including the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the Southwestern Surgical Congress, and the Consortium for Optimizing the Treatment of Rectal Anal Cancer. Dr. Yosef Nasseri has been elected by his peers to serve on the board of governors of the esteemed American College of Surgeons. He has nearly 20 years of professional experience and before practicing in California, he had a medical license for Florida. The surgeon can also practice in Ohio at the moment.

Procedures Dr. Yosef Nasseri Performs at Marina del Rey Hospital

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

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthNet
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Faeroese
  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese

Education & Training

Medical Degree

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Internship(s)

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Residency(ies)

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, General Surgery

Fellowship(s)

Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Colorectal Surgery



Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association American Medical Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology American College of Gastroenterology
  • Publications & Media