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Miguel A. Burch, MD

Associate Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery

8635 West Third Street
Suite 795W
Los Angeles, CA 90048





Miguel A. Burch, MD

Associate Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Surgery-General Surgery


Anti-Reflux Surgery / Surgeries

Bariatric Surgery / Surgeries

Esophageal Disorders

Gallbladder Disorders

Gallbladder Surgery / Surgeries (Cholecystectomy)


Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)


Heller Myotomy


Nissen Fundoplication


Stomach (Gastric) Cancers

Stomach (Gastric) Surgery / Surgeries

Stomach Disorders (Nausea, Pain, Vomiting)

Weight Management

  • Medical School: Medical College of Virginia, 1999
  • Residency: Boston University, Boston Medical Center, 2004
  • Fellowship: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, 2005
  • Medical College of Virginia Merit Scholarship, 1996-1999
  • Excellence in Surgical Critical Care, Boston University Surgical Residency, 2001
  • Lester Williams, MD Teaching Award, Boston University Surgical Residency, 2004
  • Latino Leadership Award, Latino Leaders Magazine, 2013
  • America's Top GI Surgeons Award, Consumers Research Council of America, 2014
  • Burch M, Misra M, Phillips EH, "Splenic malignancy: a minimally invasive approach" Cancer Journal, 2005 Jan.-Feb.; 11(1):36-42. PMID: 15831222.
  • Viorica Ionut, Miguel Burch, Adrienne Youdim, and Richard N. Bergman. "Gastrointestinal Hormones and Bariatric Surgery Induced Weight Loss" Obesity. 2013 Jun;21(6):1093-103. doi: 10.1002/oby.20364. PMID: 23512841.
  • Viorica Ionut, Ana Valeria Castro, Orison Woolcott, DarkoStefanovski, MaliniIyer, Josiane Broussard, Miguel Burch, Ram Elazary, Cathryn Kolka, HasmikMkrtchyan, Isaac Bediako, Richard Bergman. "Hepatic portal vein denervation impairs oral glucose tolerance, but not exenatide's effect on glycemia". Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Oct 15;307(8):E644-52. DOI: 10.1152/ajpendo.00244.2014. Epub 2014 Aug 12. PMID: 25117408 DOI: 1007/s00464-014-3743-z
  • Allison M. Barrett, M.D., Kim T. Vu, Kulmeet K. Sandhu, M.D., Edward H. Phillips, M.D., Scott A. Cunneen M.D., Miguel A. Burch. M.D. "Primary Sleeve Gastrectomy Compared to Sleeve Gastrectomy as Revisional Surgery: Weight Loss and Complications at Intermediate Follow-Up" Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Volume 18, Issue 10. October 2014. Springer Science and Business Media. DOI:10.1007/s11605-014-2592-3 PMID: 25118640
  • John G. Hunter, Peter J. Kahrilas,Reginald C. W. Bell, Erik B. Wilson, Karim S. Trad,James P. Dolan,Kyle A. Perry, Brant K. Oelschlager, Nathaniel J. Soper, Brad E. Snyder, Miguel A. Burch, William Scott Melvin, Kevin M. Reavis,Daniel G. Turgeon, Eric S. Hungness, and Brian S. Diggs. "Efficacy of Transoral Fundoplication vs Omeprazole for Treatment of Regurgitation in a Randomized Controlled Trial' Gastroenterology Journal, Volume 148, Issue 2. February 2015. PMID: 25448925 DOI: 10.1053/j.gastro.2014.10.009
  • Miguel Burch, Brian Carmine, Daniel Mishkin, Ronald Matteotti, "Laparoscopic Management of Small Bowel Tumors" Minimally Invasive Surgical Oncology. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, R. Matteoti and S.W. Ashley Eds, 183-195pp. 2011.

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