License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Namir Katkhouda is Excellent. Dr. Katkhouda has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 3.8
Spends Time with Me 3.8
Follows Up After Visit 3.8

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Katkhouda graduated from Univ De Nice, Uer De Med, Nice, France. He has 8 awards.

International Hepatobiliary Association
Dr. Katkhouda was voted a Top Doctor by Pasadena Magazine in 2011
European Society of Endoscopic Surgery
Society of the Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
Society of the American GastroEndoscopic surgeons
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2014 - 2015)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)


Dr. Katkhouda has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center 
  • USC University Hospital 


  • German
  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Namir Katkhouda MD is a male Surgeon, has 27 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Namir Katkhouda practice?
Dr. Namir Katkhouda has 2 office locations.
Dr. Namir Katkhouda practices Surgery near Los Angeles, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Van Nuys, CA.
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