Dr. Vatche Garen Agopian MD Surgeon

Dr. Vatche Agopian is a surgeon in Los Angeles, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center and Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 3 years. He is one of 111 doctors at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center and one of 13 at Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System who specialize in Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Armenian.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Hepatobiliary, Transplantation

Clinical Interests: Hepatectomy, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Liver Neoplasms, Liver Transplantation, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Hepatobiliary surgery and liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation

Education & Medical Training

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 2003 - 2010

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 2003

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 2 years in General Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Liver Transplantation in Highest Acuity Recipients: Identifying Factors to Avoid Futility.
Petrowsky, H.,Rana, A.,Kaldas, F. M.,Sharma, A.,Hong, J. C.,Agopian, V. G.,Durazo, F.,Honda, H.,Gornbein, J.,Wu, V.,Farmer, D. G.,Hiatt, J. R.,Busuttil, R. W.

Liver Transplantation in Children Using Organ Donation After Circulatory Death: A Case-Control Outcomes Analysis of a 20-Year Experience in a Single Center.
Hong, J. C.,Venick, R.,Yersiz, H.,Kositamongkol, P.,Kaldas, F. M.,Petrowsky, H.,Farmer, D. G.,Agopian, V.,McDiarmid, S. V.,Hiatt, J. R.,Busuttil, R. W.

The evolution of liver transplantation during 3 decades: analysis of 5347 consecutive liver transplants at a single center.
Agopian VG, Petrowsky H, Kaldas FM, Zarrinpar A, Farmer DG, Yersiz H, Holt C, Harlander-Locke M, Hong JC, Rana AR, Venick R, McDiarmid SV, Goldstein LI, Durazo F, Saab S, Han S, Xia V, Hiatt JR, Busuttil RW 2013 9

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