Dr. Allen Kamrava

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Beverly Hills, CA
14 years experience male

About

Bio

Allen Kamrava M.D. earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience at University of California, Los Angeles. His studies continued in Philadelphia, where he completed a dual graduate degree in medicine and business administration at Temple University’s School of Medicine, and The Fox School of Business. He then completed his General Surgical residency at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Los Angeles. Dr. Kamrava continued his training with a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania where he fulfilled his lifelong desire of obtaining a highly specialized skill set. The University of Pennsylvania is the major tertiary care center in the tri-state region and Dr. Kamrava learned the advanced skills needed to treat complex colon and rectal diseases. He simultaneously received certification in advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgical techniques. Dr. Kamrava’s clinical research interests include the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease, advanced colorectal cancers, and complex anal diseases. He is also developing methods for improving healthcare workflows and efficiencies. His specialized training in colorectal surgery and his advance education in business administration allow him to provide both advanced and time-tested solutions for his patients and the system as a whole. Dr. Kamrava is board certified.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Colon and Rectal Surgery

General Surgery, Board Certified

Doctor Q&A

554 Answers
159 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
See your doctor: You need a colonoscopy. Normal mucosa does not simply bleed. You need to make sure there is not a polyp or other lesion that is causing this.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Ignore: Don't presume all blood from rectum can only can from hemorrhoids. Cancers may also cause bleeding.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: May be linked with a history of chronic constipation. Can be linked to positions you have to take to assist with a bowel movement. Can simply be back ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Feb 27, 2013
A highly skilled surgeon and compassionate and down to earth physician. I highly recommend him.
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Mar 7, 2013
He answered my question clearly,wisely ad supportively .he also advised me to proceed with my drs.health plans.highly recommend this dr. based on this question.
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Feb 28, 2013
A very knowledgable and caring doctor. He spent a great amount of time explaining my condition to me. Great bedside manner. I highly recommend him.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! I went to have a checkup and the doctor said I had fissures in my rectum which is causing the pain.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have no other option as steroids even not working and my doctor is going to remove colon. Plz hlp
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! What does it mean when you make a bowl movement but you cant get it to pass but yellow mucus

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University School of Medicine, PA
Graduated 2006MD

Medical/Graduate school

Fox School of Business
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL - LOS ANGELES

Awards

Health Grades Honor Roll

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
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