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Mahbod Paya, MD

Mahbod Paya, MD

General Surgery
Doctor Paya is Medical Director for the West Hills Surgical Weight Loss Program. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and returned to California where he completed a fellowship in laparoscopic surgery at UC, Irvine. Dr. Paya is Board Certified in General Surgery and is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Bariatric Surgery.
Care Philosophy

We are committed to providing an unparalleled level of quality care to your patients in the most effective and efficient manner by utilizing innovative technologies and evidence-based results. We have brought together pre-eminent clinical experts, including bariatric and minimally invasive surgeons, dietitians and psychologists. This multidisciplinary approach provides individualized treatment plans to ensure optimal patient care and the best possible outcomes. We care for patients who suffer from obesity and with disorders of the esophagus, stomach, gallbladder and hernia defects. Consultation takes place in our office while treatment is performed in our innovative Hills Surgery Center at West Hills Hospital and Tarzana Medical Center. Working in collaboration with a network of referring community physicians, we strive to maintain and promote an exemplary level of patient care by incorporating teamwork, compassion and integrity in every aspect of our practice.


Beech Street

Blue Choice - PPO

Capital District Physicians' Health Plan (CDPHP)


Coventry Health Care Plans

First Health



Private Healthcare Systems - PHCS - Multiplan




Minimally Invasive Procedure And Surgery

Robotic Bariatric Surgery