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Michael A. Zadeh Medical Doctor

Encino, California
Michael A. Zadeh, M.D. is a Board Certified General Surgeon practicing in the San Fernando... Full Bio
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The Importance of Having Inspiring Mentors by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I grew up playing a variety of different organized sports. Looking back now, I notice that no matter what the sport my best performances were always on teams which were l ... Read on »
We Have Moved To A New Location! by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I know it has been a while since I have posted anything on the blog. That is because I have been very busy these past few weeks working on some great new and exciting thin ... Read on »
Training Surgeons and Not Sissies? by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I stumbled across this blog post today which examined the resident duty hour restrictions imposed by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) for ... Read on »
What Causes Adhesions After Abdominal Surgery? by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Adhesions are fibrous bands of scar tissue that form after abdominal, pelvic, or thoracic surgery. They are part of the healing process and develop when the body’s rep ... Read on »
How Your Diabetes Can Affect Wound Healing by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes is a condition where the body cannot use blood sugar effectively. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, an estimated 18 ... Read on »
U.S. News Ranks Valley Presbyterian Hospital & Providence Tarzana Hospital Among Best Hospitals in... by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Valley Presbyterian Hospital and Providence Tarzana Hospital were ranked today among the top hospitals in the Greater Los Angeles Area by U.S. News & World Report’s new Be ... Read on »
Updated Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery Page on Website by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Check out the newly updated Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery page on www.zadehsurgical.com The newly designed page includes a short animated video on the concept of S ... Read on »
A Life Saved, A Life Lost by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Part of the reason I became a physician was because I got tired of watching those close to me as they suffered through illness and eventually died, while I stood helplessl ... Read on »
Surgery During Pregnancy: Operating on the Pregnant Patient by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It is common for women to experience abdominal pain during their pregnancies. In some pregnant women, this abdominal pain may progress to a severe intensity, possibly requ ... Read on »
Surgery During Pregnancy: Using Radiographic Studies in the Diagnostic Work Up of the Pregnant... by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It is common for women to experience abdominal pain during their pregnancies. In some pregnant women, this abdominal pain may progress to a severe intensity, possibly requ ... Read on »
Smokers and Mental Illness by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine **From the AMA Wire   Forty percent. That’s the percentage of cigarettes consumed in the United States that are smoked by people with mental illness. It’s a si ... Read on »
Appendicitis Without the Appendix? Maybe its Stump Appendicitis by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Removal of the appendix (appendectomy) is one of the most commonly performed surgeries in the United States, with >250,000 performed annually. Stump appendicitis is an acu ... Read on »
The Latest in Diagnosis and Treatment of Stomach Cancer by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The stomach is a sac-like organ located in the upper abdomen between the esophagus and small intestine. It is part of the digestive system, functioning in the stor ... Read on »
Acute Pancreatitis: What Role Does Surgery Play? by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Acute pancreatitis is the term used to describe the sudden onset of inflammation of the pancreas. The pancreas is a gland located behind the stomach which function ... Read on »
Experts Warn Against Discount BOTOX Injections by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A quick internet search by anyone interested in receiving the benefits of BOTOX Cosmetic will show countless advertisements offering consumers the opportunity to recei ... Read on »
What’s the Right Age for Anti-Aging Surgical Solutions? by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine According to many doctors, there really is no correct age for undergoing a rejuvenating surgery like a facelift. While it may seem that only older women are opting f ... Read on »
“WARNING: Smoking Ruins Your Looks and Makes You Look Older” by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It’s no secret that cigarette smoking is hazardous to our health. The long-term effects are numerous, causing a wide variety of diseases that ultimately lead to deat ... Read on »
BOTOX® Treatment for Excessive Sweating by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Have you ever found yourself afraid to raise your arms in normal situations because others may see your underarm sweat stains? Do you hesitate to buy new clothes bec ... Read on »
Do You Suffer From Migraines? Here’s How BOTOX Can Help… by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine We’ve all experienced an intense headache at some point, and know how incapacitating they can be. For 12% of Americans these debilitating headaches which cause sever ... Read on »
FDA recommends removal of Avastin for treatment of Breast Cancer by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The FDA notified healthcare professionals and patients that it is recommending removing the breast cancer indication for Avastin (bevacizumab) because the drug has n ... Read on »