J Nazarian, M.D. - Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon

Over 3,000 successful procedures
Variety of different procedure options
Located centrally in Beverly Hills, CA

Dr. Nazarian is a board-certified surgeon and diplomat of the American Board of Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a fellow of the International College of Surgeons. As an active member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and International Federation of Bariatric Surgery, Dr. Nazarian has performed more than 3,000 bariatric procedures in the past 20 years.

After completing his general surgery residency in New York at the Brooklyn Jewish Hospital, Dr. Nazarian completed 2 years of fellowship in surgery at Wayne Stae University of Michigan and Hahnemann (Drexel) University in Pennsylvania.

Dr. Nazarian has been practicing in Beverly Hills, California, since 1986, and at the forefront of bariatric surgery, performed all different types of bariatric cases in the form of minimally invasive procedures for Gastric Bypass, Band procedures (Lap-Band and Realize) and Sleeve Gastrectomy.

Dr. Nazarian specializes in Laparoscopic procedures and performs almost all of his procedures laproscopically. Dr. Nazarian also receives number of revisional bariatric surgeries which are referred from other institutions for correction. As the Medical Director of Beverly Hills Institute for Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Nazarian believes that each individual’s needs are unique and requires customized care. He strives to improve each patient’s quality of life with his surgical expertise, professional qualifications, and extensive experience. Dr. Nazarian is recognized as a Member of “Bariatric Center of Excellence” which is given to experienced surgeon in the field with quality of practice.

  • General Surgery Residency, Brooklyn Jewish Hospital New York
  • Fellowship Training, Wayne State University Detroit, Michigan
  • Fellowship Training, Hahnemann (Drexel) University Pennsylvania


Dr. Nazarian is a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery, A fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a fellow of the International College of Surgeons. He is an active member of American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and the International Federation of Bariatric Surgery. After Completion of general surgery residency in New York at the Jewish Hospital Medical Center of Brooklyn, Dr. Nazarian completed a two-year fellowship at Wayne State University in Michigan and Hahnemann (Drexel) University in Pennsylvania.

He is highly trained for advanced laparoscopic procedures including; all Bariatric procedures such as Gastric Banding (Lap-Band, Realize), Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, and Revisional Surgery.Dr. Nazarian has performed over 3000 weight loss operations as the primary surgeon. Dr. Nazarian understands that there is no single operation that is perfect for everyone, so he offers a variety of Bariatric operations including Gastric Bypass, Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy and revising the previous weight loss surgery which has failed by alteration or changing to another weight loss procedure. Almost all of the operations performed by Dr. Nazarian are done laparoscopically.

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Cedar-Sinai Medical Center
  • Tri-City Regional Medical Center
  • West Hills Hospital & Medical Center
  • Temple Community Hospital
  • Brotman Medical Center


  • Many state of the Art Outpatient Surgery Centers and Facilities for Gastric Banding and Sleeve

Professional Memberships:

  • American College of Surgeons
  • International College of Surgeons
  • The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • The International Federations for the Surgery of Obesity
  • Los Angeles Surgical Society
  • Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery.
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