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After earning his medical degree, Dr. Mutafyan completed an internship in General Surgery at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon, and a surgical residency at Michigan State University in East Lansing. He then went on to complete a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery, including the laparoscopic techniques he uses in his weight loss surgeries, at the prestigious Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

Dedicated to his profession, Dr. Mutafyan maintains active memberships in several medical societies, including the American College of Surgeons,

About George G. Mutafyan, MD

George Mutafyan, MD, is a top rated and board-certified weight loss surgeon in Glendale, California, serving the greater Los Angeles metro area. He has performed thousands of bariatric procedures for patients to reduce their risk of obesity-related health conditions and boost their self-confidence. He views himself as a healer and listens intently to his patients to uncover the deeper reasons behind their requests for treatment.

Dr. Mutafyan offers a comprehensive array of care options, including Gastric Bypass, Lap-Band®, SmartLipo, and Vertical Gastric Sleeve, as well as General Surgery for herniated repair, gallbladder disease, hernia repair, and varicose veins. He’s also skilled at minimally invasive procedures to reduce surgery risk and help patients heal faster.

the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.

Dr. Mutafyan is regarded as an expert in laparoscopic bariatric surgery and goes above and beyond to help his patients attain their health goals, including free membership to his medical weight loss program. To schedule a consultation, call George Mutafyan, MD, today or book an appointment online.

Mariam Ter-Petrosyan, Psy.D.

Mariam Ter-Petrosyan, Psy.D., is. a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in behavioral medicine. Dr. Ter-Petrosyan earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from UCLA, and her Master of Science in psychology and Doctor of Psychology in clinical psychology degrees from the University of La Verne. She completed an APA-accredited predoctoral internship at Eastern Virginia Medical School, within the adult medical inpatient training track. She also completed a 2-year APA accredited postdoctoral fellowship at the Veterans Affairs Long Beach Healthcare System. The fellowship is specialty-accredited in Rehabilitation Psychology, and focused on working with individuals with acquired physical disabilities. She conducts pre surgical evaluations, cognitive evaluations, as well as brief, solution focused therapy. She is an ongoing faculty member in local community colleges, and enjoys sharing her psychology knowledge with others. Dr. Ter-Petrosyan will meet with our candidates for bariatric surgery in order to complete the psychological evaluation. 

Christine Sarkissian, Dietetics

Hello, my name is Christine Sarkissian.  I’ve been counseling weight loss and bariatric clients since 2008 after earning my Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nutrition & Dietetics. I believe in supporting the client from not just the beginning surgical process, but to leave them with a better understanding of tools for a leaner & healthier future. There’s truly nothing more rewarding than witnessing such an incredible transformation of mind & body.
For helpful tips & daily motivation please

Work on you, for you

Christine

Bariatric Surgery

Sleeve Gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Biliopancreatic Diversion w/Duodenal Switch,  Gastric Band, Revisional Procedures

Anti-Reflux and Esophageal Surgery

Nissen Fundoplication, Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (EsophyX/TIF), Hiatal/Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Heller Myotomy

Gastric Surgery

Gastric Cancer and Tumors, Peptic Ulcer Surgery, Gastric Bleeding Procedures, Feeding Tube Placement, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy (EGD)

Abdominal Wall and Hernia Surgery

Ventral Hernia, Incisional Hernia, Umbilical Hernia, Inguinal Hernia, Femoral Hernia

Colon and Anorectal Surgery

Colon Resection, Colon and Rectal Cancer, Tumors and Polyps, Diverticulosis, Lower GI Bleeding, Anal Fistulas and Fissures, Hemorrhoids, Colonoscopy

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Gallbladder Surgery, Appendectomy, Port-a-Cath Placement, Liver Biopsy, Skin Cancer and Lesions, Soft Tissue Masses including Lipomas, Pilonidal Cysts, Drainage of Abscesses

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