Dr. Shahram Salimitari is a board certified general surgeon focused on bariatric surgery and weight loss treatment for patients. Fellowship trained in bariatrics and minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Shahram Salimitari currently is in practice at Covina Bariatric LAP-BAND Surgery Center in Los Angeles, California. In addition to his practice work at Covina Bariatric, Dr. Salimitari maintains hospital affiliations with several regional medical facilities including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Tri-City Regional Medical Center, and Woodlake Ambulatory Surgery Center.
Dr. Salimitari received his MD from Chicago Medical School and completed his residency in general surgery at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Chicago, where he also earned his board certification. He received his fellowship training at the University of South Florida. In addition to his MD from Chicago Medical School, Dr. Salimitari holds an MS in applied physiology from the same institution and a BS in biology from the University of California at Irvine. He maintains membership with the American Medical Association, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.