Ashkan Moazzez, MD, MPH, FACS



Assistant Professor of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine


Masters’ Degree: UCLA School of Public Health
Medical Degree: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Residency: University of Southern California
Fellowship: Laparoscopic/Bariatric, University of Southern California

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery, General Surgery

Awards and Honors

  • Recognition of Excellence in Medical Education
  • Association of Professors and Scholars of Iranian Heritage
  • Avicenna Award of Excellence in Medical Education\
  • The Academy of Persian Physicians
Research Focus

Complex Abdominal Wall hernias; Minimally Invasive Surgery; Bariatric surgery; Healthcare Management; Health Information Technology

22 Journal Articles
3 Book Chapters
14 Abstracts
2 Audio Visual Materials

Professional Service
  • Subject Matter Expert for ORCHID EHR
  • Editorial Board, Hernia Journal
Personal Interests
  • Classical Music
  • Piano
  • Traveling