Dr. Pouya Shafipour, MD

Dr. Pouya Shafipour, MD

Family Doctor

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Office Hours

  • Mon:08:30am - 04:30pm
  • Tue:08:30am - 04:30pm
  • Wed:08:30am - 04:30pm
  • Thu:08:30am - 04:30pm
  • Fri:08:30am - 04:30pm


  • Board Certified
  • Accepts Health Insurance Plans
  • Has Online Scheduling


Dr. Shafipour is a board certified Family Medicine specialist, with additional training and specialization in a field of Bariatric or Obesity Medicine. Dr. Shafipour offers efficient and \ and person… Read more ›

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Dr. Shafipour was very sensitive to my situation and made me feel comfortable. While other doctors I have seen have always seemed to be in a hurry, he was especially patient and considerate. Thanks, doc!…

J. T.

Primary Location

12304 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA, 90025


Languages Spoken


Medical Specialties

  • Family Doctor - Sub-Specialty: Bariatric Medicine

Nutrition and Weight Loss consultation, Obesity Counseling and Treatment

Years In Practice: 11 (started in 2003)

Accepts New Patients: Yes

Dr. Shafipour specializes in treating the following types of patients:

  • Adults
  • Athletes
  • Elderly and Geriatric Patients
  • Frequent Travelers
  • Teens and Young Adults

Medical Philosophy: Integrative Medicine

Accepted Insurance

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Provider Training

University of California, BerkeleyBachelors DegreeMolecular and Cell Biology1998
Loma Linda University School of Medicine Medical DegreeMedicine2003
Georgetown University School of Medicine Masters DegreePhysiology and Biophysics1999

Residency at HospitalYear Completed
University of California, Irvine2004
The Obesity Society and ASBP2008
Kaiser Permanente/UCLA2008

CertificationCertifying BodyYear Achieved
Family Medicine American Board of
Family Medicine (ABFM)
Not Specified

Experience & Accolades

PositionOrganizationTime Period
Attending PhysicianMotion Picture and TV Fund
Attending physician providing primary care to members of the Motion Picture industry such as actors, writers, director, editors, etc.
2008 - Present
President and Medical DirectorWellesley Medical
President and Medical Director
2011 - Present

RoleOrganizationTime Period
Associate MemberAmerican Academy of Family Physicians
2005 - Present
Associate MemberAmerican Society of Bariatric Physicians
Society about Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
2005 - Present
Associate MemberThe Obesity Society
Society focused on the management of Diagnosis and Treatment of obesity
2008 - Present
Associate MemberCalifornia Medical Society
2011 - Present
Associate MemberLA County Medical Society
2011 - Present
Associate MemberAntiAging Medical Society
2011 - Present

DistinctionAwarding InstitutionYear
Patient's Choice AwardVitals.com2012
America's Top Family DoctorsAmerica's Top Doctors2007

Publication Publisher Title Published
Medical/Scholarly Journal ArticleThe Permanente JournalWhat Do I Do with My Morbidly Obese Patient? A Detailed Case Study of Bariatric Surgery in Kaiser Pe2009

Practice & Hospital Affiliations

Dr. Pouya Shafipour has not yet indicated the hospitals that he is affiliated with.


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