Miguel A. Burch, MD

Chief, Minimally Invasive and GI Surgery

Associate Director, General Surgery

Associate Professor, Surgery

8635 W. Third St.
West Medical Office Tower, Suite 795W
Los Angeles, CA 90048





Miguel A. Burch, MD

Chief, Minimally Invasive and GI Surgery

Associate Director, General Surgery

Associate Professor, Surgery

  • Surgery-General Surgery
  • Surgery/Bariatric Surgery
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Esophageal Disorders


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 Medical Center, 2004
  • Fellowship: Cedars-Sinai, 2005

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  • America's Top GI Surgeons Award, Consumers Research Council of America, 2014
  • Latino Leadership Award, Latino Leaders Magazine, 2013
  • Lester Williams, MD, Teaching Award, Boston University Surgical Residency, 2004
  • Excellence in Surgical Critical Care, Boston University Surgical Residency, 2001
  • Medical College of Virginia Merit Scholarship, 1996-99
  • Burch M, Misra M, Phillips EH. Splenic malignancy: a minimally invasive approach. Cancer Journal. 2005;11(1):36-42. PMID: 15831222.
  • Ionut V, Burch M, Youdim A, Bergman RN. Gastrointestinal Hormones and Bariatric Surgery Induced Weight Loss. Obesity. 2013 Jun;21(6):1093-1103. doi: 10.1002/oby.20364. PMID: 23512841.
  • Ionut V, Castro AV, Woolcott OO, Stefanovski D, Iyer MS, Broussard JL, Burch M, Elazary R, Kolka CM, Mkrtchyan H, et al. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Oct 15;307(8):E644-652. doi: 10.1152/ajpendo.00244.2014. PMID: 25117408
  • Barrett AM, Vu KT, Sandhu KK, Phillips EH, Cunneen SA, Burch MA. Primary sleeve gastrectomy compared to sleeve gastrectomy as revisional surgery: weight loss and complications at intermediate follow-up. J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Oct;18(10):1737-1743. doi: 10.1007/s11605-014-2592-3. PMID: 25118640
  • Hunter JG, Kahrilas PJ, Bell RC, Wilson EB, Trad KS, Dolan JP, Perry KA, Oelschlager BK, Soper NJ, Snyder BE, Burch MA. Efficacy of transoral fundoplication vs omeprazole for treatment of regurgitation in a randomized controlled trial. Gastroenterology. 2015 Feb;148(2):324-333. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2014.10.009 PMID: 25448925
  • Burch M, Carmine B, Mishkin D, Matteotti R. Laparoscopic Management of Small Bowel Tumors. Minimally Invasive Surgical Oncology. 2011;183-195.

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