Colon and Rectal Surgery in Culver City

Dedicated to providing patients of the Los Angeles area with the very best colorectal treatment and diagnostics, Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates was founded in 1957 and has adhered to the same high standards of excellence and professionalism since its inception. Its office in Culver City benefits from the experience of five highly-trained board-certified physicians, offering advanced and empathetic diagnosis, treatment and care for any medical condition related to the rectum or colon.

From screening procedures like colonoscopy and endoscopy to surgical treatment options, the medical team at Colon and Rectal Surgical associates is able to address many different health concerns and can perform several forms of testing and treatment within its own offices in Culver City. Available for routine tests that serve as protection against serious conditions like colorectal cancer and examination for potentially serious anorectal issues, the doctors at Colon and Rectal Associates are focused on serving the community of Culver City.

With a focus on minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures, the medical team at Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates is able to minimize patient discomfort while optimizing outcome. Regardless of colorectal complication, condition or concern, Colon and Rectal Associates can provide care that maximizes professionalism and results and minimizes patient discomfort.

The medical team at Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates is composed of four dedicated and experienced physicians:

Gary H. Hoffman, M.D. is a board-certified surgeon who also serves at Cedars Sinai Medical Center as an Attending Surgeon and at The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA as an Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery. He is actively involved in clinical research in the field of colorectal medicine, pioneering new ways to treat hemorrhoids and provide laparoscopic colorectal care. He regularly contributes to peer-reviewed medical publications like General Surgery News and American Surgeon.

Eiman Firoozmand, M.D. is a board-certified colorectal and general surgeon and the Clinical Chief of the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. He also works as a voluntary faculty member at USC’s Keck School of Medicine and does research optimizing treatment of colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and benign anorectal disease. He has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed publications like The American Surgeon and The Journal of Trauma.

Liza M. Capiendo, M.D. is a board-certified colorectal surgeon and Attending Physician at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Her clinical research places special focus on colorectal disorders in women and has published and presented her individual research results.

Stephen Yoo, M.D. is a board-certified colorectal and general surgeon who also serves as an Attending Surgeon at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. He places special emphasis in his research pursuits on optimizing the survival and recurrence rates of colorectal cancer patients. He has presented his original research and places a special emphasis on treating anorectal disorders and inflammatory bowel disease.