George G. Mutafyan MD - Licensed Member
Specialty: Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery
Board Certified: General Surgery
Dr. Mutafyan is a Board Certified Advanced Laparoscopic General and Weight Loss Surgeon practicing in the Los Angeles area. He received advanced training at Duke University with the best in the field as a Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellow in Advanced Laparoscopic General and Weight Loss Surgery. He worked as a surgical intern at Oregon Health & Science University and graduated from the General Surgery Residency Program at Michigan State University. Dr. Mutafyan has performed hundreds of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Adjustable Gastric Banding (“Lap-Band”, “Realize”), Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy procedures, and many of the most difficult revisional Bariatric surgeries. The areas of interest in General Surgery include Laparoscopic; Heller Miotomy, Hiatal Hernia repair, Incisional and Inguinal hernia repairs, Cholecystectomy, Colectomy, Gastric resection. Dr. Mutafyan dedicated a full year to research at Duke working on assessment of tissue ischemia after laparoscopic stapling, and on creation of endoscopic anastomoses using magnetic devices. He is an author of several peer reviewed manuscripts, and a Book Chapter. He is affiliated with USC School of Medicine. His practice is located in Glendale, California.