Doctor Rafael Reisfeld
Most Experienced U.S. Hyperhidrosis Surgeon
Dr. Reisfeld is a pioneer, researcher, leader, and one of today’s top and most experienced U.S. surgeons in the field of hyperhidrosis. He has been featured in newspapers, magazines, and television reports nationwide. He is also a vital contributor to this area of medicine with multiple published peer reviews and medical papers on the topic of hyperhidrosis. Dr. Reisfeld often travels around the world giving lectures and share his unique knowledge of this conditions in hopes to advance treatment for every patient who suffer from hyperhidrosis.
Dr. Rafael Reisfeld is a Board-Certified surgeon and Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery. He has been in practice since 1980 and has dedicated his career to hyperhidrosis. Dr. Reisfeld is a graduate of the prestigious Hadassa Medical School of the Hebrew University in Israel, and his surgical residency was completed at the University of Toronto. He currently practices at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles and at several other leading medical facilities.
Doctor Eraj Basseri
Eraj Basseri, MD, is an expert on innovative, minimally invasive surgical techniques, including the hyperhidrosis surgery. Dr. Basseri is knowledgeable with the latest and most innovative surgical techniques as well as equipment available. He was instrumental in training and bringing the latest technology to patient care, and 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 kindness put patients at ease the moment they meet him. His educational approach allows patients to better understand and helps them to become actively involved in their own medical care.
Dr. Basseri received a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from the University of California, in Los Angeles; and he received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of California, in San Diego. He completed a coveted fellowship at 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. He was also appointed the Administrative Chief Resident during his time there. 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 as well as presented on a number of topics both nationally and worldwide.
A native of Los Angeles, Dr. Basseri enjoys playing basketball, weightlifting, and spending time with his family and friends.
Doctor Gregg Kai Nishi
Gregg Kai Nishi, MD, FACS, is an expert in innovative and minimally invasive surgical techniques, including the hyperhidrosis surgery. He has spoken extensively on the subject, and has been featured a variety of news segments, including Good Morning America, the 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. He is currently Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA. He has also been 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. As 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, in 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. While at North Shore University Hospital he was named resident of the year. He received his surgical training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, which included a Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care. As Southern California native, Dr. Nishi lives in Los Angeles with his lovely wife and daughter. Dr. Nishi enjoys skiing, biking, and automobile racing.
The Center for Hyperhidrosis
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 hospitals for more complicated cases. Those particular facilities are fully accredited JCAH hospitals or fully accredited outpatient surgical facilities. Along with the docters there are highly trained nurses and staff with key experience in these procedures in order to provide a safe and professional environment.
If you have any other questions, or would you like to speak with our experts to learn more about what we can do for you, please contact The Center For Hyperhidrosis by contacting our office.