The spleen is part of the lymphatic system and is important for immune function. It helps filter and store blood cells to allow the body to fight offer infections. Unfortunately, the spleen can be impacted by various diseases that can thwart its function. When treatment with medication or conservative therapies are not effective, spleen surgery may be required for some diseases. Danny Shouhed, M.D. is a board certified gastrointestinal surgeon who offers spleen surgery through his practice in Los Angeles and Santa Monica.
Dr. Danny Shouhed specializes in gastrointestinal disorders, robotic surgery and minimally-invasive surgical techniques. His expertise and attention to detail have earned him a reputation for phenomenal surgical results with his patients. If you are suffering from a spleen disorder like spleen cancer, sickle cell anemia, hypersplenism or splenomegaly that will require spleen surgery, Dr. Shouhed is an excellent surgeon choice for your procedure.
Minimally-Invasive Spleen Procedures
If you require a splenectomy or other spleen surgery, Dr. Shouhed offers minimally-invasive options for quicker recovery. Most spleen surgeries can be performed laparoscopically with tiny incisions and micro tools to reduce risk for the patient. Dr. Shouhed and his team use the latest medical technology in spleen surgical procedures, including advanced options in robotic-assisted surgery. Our spleen surgery procedures include:
If you have a spleen disorder that may require spleen surgery, you want the best surgeon to perform your procedure. Dr. Danny Shouhed is a renowned gastrointestinal surgeon with years of experience that offers minimally-invasive options for less risk during your spleen surgery. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Shouhed, contact our office in Los Angeles to book your appointment. Our staff will set up your appointment to learn more about your spleen treatment options – we accept most major insurance plans for your convenience.