Doctor Rafael Reisfeld
Most Experienced U.S. Hyperhidrosis Surgeon
Dr. Reisfeld is a pioneer, researcher, leader and the most experienced U.S. surgeon in the field of hyperhidrosis today. He has been featured in newspapers, magazines, and television reports nationwide. He has also contributed greatly to this area of medicine publishing multiple peer reviewed medical papers to share his knowledge and experience in hopes of advancing treatment for everyone suffering from hyperhidrosis. He often gives lectures and travels around the world to share his unique knowledge.
Dr. Rafael Reisfeld is a Board-Certified surgeon, and Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery. He has been in practice since 1980, dedicating his career to hyperhidrosis. Dr. Reisfeld is a graduate of the prestigious Hadassa Medical School of the Hebrew University in Israel. His surgical residency was completed at the University of Toronto. He currently practices at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles and several other leading medical facilities.
Doctor Eraj Basseri
Eraj Basseri, MD, is an expert on innovative, minimally invasive surgical techniques, including hyperhidrosis surgery. Dr. Basseri is knowledgeable of the latest and most innovative surgical techniques and equipment available. Instrumental in training and bringing the latest technology to patient care, he is a great addition to The Center for Hyperhidrosis.
Dr. Basseri is fiercely committed to providing patients the best and most individualized medical care possible within a warm and comforting environment. His friendly, easygoing approach and personal warmth put patients at ease the moment they meet him. His educational approach allows patients to better understand and become actively involved in their own medical care.
Dr. Basseri received a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from University of California, Los Angeles; and received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of California, San Diego. He completed a coveted fellowship in the Minimally Invasive Surgery Department at Cedars Sinai. His innate surgical skills were continually singled out during his tenure there and he received the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Resident Achievement award as well as an appointment as Administrative Chief Resident. Dr. Basseri is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS). He has published numerous research papers and presented on a number of topics both nationally and internationally.
Doctor Gregg Kai Nishi
Gregg Kai Nishi, MD, FACS, is an expert on innovative, minimally invasive surgical techniques, including hyperhidrosis surgery, and has spoken extensively on the subject, having appeared in a variety of news media, including Good Morning America, Los Angeles Times, and The Doctors.
Formerly the Assistant Director of the Cedars-Sinai Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Dr. Nishi was also an attending surgeon in Trauma Services and Surgical Intensive Care at Cedars-Sinai. Currently Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Paul Rubenstein, MD Prize for Excellence in Resident Research Abstract and Awards Presentation; the Society of Laproendoscopic Surgeons Resident Achievement Award; and the Leo G. Rigler, MD Award for Academic Achievement from Cedars-Sinai. An Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Nishi is also a member of SAGES, the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons; American Medical Association; and Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.
After earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of California, Irvine and a medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine, Dr. Nishi went on to intern in the Department of Surgery at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York, where he was named resident of the year. He received his surgical training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center including a Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care. A Southern California native, Dr. Nishi lives in Los Angeles with his lovely wife and daughter. Dr. Nishi enjoys skiing, biking, and car racing.
The Center for Hyperhidrosis was founded to provide medical solutions to those suffering from the embarrassment of hyperhidrosis, a condition that results in excessive sweating. The operations are performed at free standing outpatient facilities or at a hospital for more complicated cases. Those particular facilities are fully accredited JCAH hospitals or fully accredited outpatient surgical facilities. Highly trained nurses and staff with key experience in these procedures provide a safe and professional environment.
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