Dr. Jim Amerian MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Jim Amerian is a gastroenterologist in Tarzana, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Encino Hospital Medical Center and Providence Tarzana Medical Center. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College and has been in practice for 34 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Encino Hospital Medical Center and one of 20 at Providence Tarzana Medical Center who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Education & Medical Training

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980 - 1984

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1986 - 1988

New York Medical College
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (AGAF), American Gastroenterological Association

Publications & Presentations

A cystic lesion in a 55-year-old man.
Amerian, J., Renner, I., Boswell, W., Reynolds, T.

Large-volume paracentesis in nonedematous patients with tense ascites: its effect on intravascular volume.
Pinto, P. C., Amerian, J., Reynolds, T. B.

The response of symptomatic gastrointestinal Kaposi's sarcoma to chemotherapy: a prospective evaluation using an endoscopic method of disease quantification.
Laine, L., Amerian, J., Rarick, M., Harb, M., Gill, P. S.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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