Meet Our Doctors
Omid Hamid M.D.
As the Director of the Melanoma Center and Phase I Immuno-Oncology Program at The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute, Dr. Omid Hamid works to ensure that patients receive access to the most up-to-date therapeutics including most recently, in his role with the Phase 1 Developmental Therapeutics Program. Dr. Hamid is recognized nationally and internationally as a key opinion leader in Immuno-Oncology Drug Development and Melanoma Therapeutics. Dr. Hamid’s research focus involves manipulation of a patient's immune system to attack cancer cells and maintain continuously elevated levels of immunity and discovery of novel therapies. His research began in melanoma and has now extended into paradigm shifting trials for all cancers.
Ebbie Soroudi MD MS
Dr. Soroudi is a board-certified, sub-specialty-trained Ophthalmologist specializing exclusively in Advanced Vision Corrective Surgery, Ophthalmic Surgery, and Eyelid Plastic (Oculoplastic) Surgery. Having personally performed well over 20,000 successful eye & eyelid operations to date, Dr. Soroudi is recognized as one of the most experienced and meticulous eye surgeons in the country, and he is one of the most active figures in his fields of specialty worldwide.
Farzin Kabaei, M.D. is a fellowship-trained orthopedic trauma surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery.Dr. Kabaei special interests include Robotic Knee and Hip Replacement Surgery. In addition, he is considered a regional expert in the treatment of patients with orthopedic trauma and complex joint problems from previous trauma, infection, and childhood deformities and in the treatment of failed, painful, and infected joint replacements.
Dr. Andre Aboolian is an accomplished Board Certified plastic surgeon, specializing in aesthetic cosmetic plastic surgery. The focus of his practice is in body contouring, breast and facial surgery with an emphasis on revision surgery. A firm believer in taking advantage of the latest technologies and proven surgical advances, Dr. Aboolian skillfully utilizes the latest innovations in plastic surgery to suit the precise needs of each individual patient.
Dr. Babak Abrishami is a pulmonologist in Los Angeles, CA, and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. He has been in practice for 19 years. He specializes in critical care medicine and sleep medicine and is experienced in sleep medicine, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, critical care medicine, and non-small cell lung cancer.
Dr. Ghafouri attended Boston University School of Dental Medicine, where she earned her DMD degree in 2003, graduating with honors. Dr. Lily went on to complete her residency in pediatric dentistry at University of Illinois Chicago and is board certified. Dr. Lily brings a passion for the profession, outstanding professional skills, and a commitment to her patients to deliver the highest quality dental care at her own private practice in Beverly Hills, California.
Dr. Mahbod Mark Paya, M.D. is the director and founder of SurgiThin (California Surgical Weight Loss Center) in West Hills, CA. A bariatric surgeon and obesity specialist, Dr. Paya has performed more than 5,000 laparoscopic procedures since 2004 to help morbidly obese patients from all parts of the United States. Dr. Paya has written obesity-related chapters in a number of general surgery books and has given lectures on bariatric surgery all over the United States, offering his insight and experience to other bariatric specialists. He has produced and published numerous videos on the subject of laparoscopic bariatric surgical procedures, including lap band, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and related procedures.
Dr. Saedi is an internal medicine specialist who has been practicing in West HIls, California for over 15 year. Dr. Saedi completed her residency at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and currently works in her own private practice. While balancing a busy schedule of internal medicine patients she also consults with individuals interested in medical weight loss.
Board certified in critical care, pulmonology and internal medicine, Dr. Akhavan specializes in management of critically ill patients with special interest in management of patients with acute ischemic stroke and intracranial hemorrhage. He is the current president of the intensivist group at PIH Health Hospital - Whittier and Downey. A true hero Dr. Akhavan worked on the front line against Covid as it erupted in Los Angeles and was among handful of doctors in his field who treated and cured Covid patients with emerging treatments and therapies.