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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ara Keshishian, Surgeon, Weight loss surgery is Excellent. Dr. Keshishian has been reviewed by 34 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 3.8
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Ara Keshishian, FACS, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion
  • Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Keshishian graduated from American University of the Caribbean, Coral Gables.


Dr. Keshishian has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Verdugo Hills Hospital 
  • Delano Regional Medical Center 


  • Farsi
  • Armenian
  • Persian
  • Spanish
  • Aramaic

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Additional Information
Dr. Ara Keshishian FACS and MD is a male Surgeon, has 17 years of experience and practices in Surgery and Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Ara Keshishian practice?
Dr. Ara Keshishian has 2 office locations.
Dr. Ara Keshishian practices Surgery and Vascular Surgery near Glendale, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Delano, CA.
See Glendale Surgeons.