Theodore M. Khalili, MD, FACS
A well-known and highly regarded laparoscopic and robotic surgeon, Dr. Theodore M. Khalili makes educated and informed decisions based on his extensive knowledge and experience. A dedicated physician who truly believes in the importance of the partnerships he builds with his patients, Dr. Khalili was looking to create something unique: a patient-centered and service-oriented Medical Center (Khalili Center), and Surgical Center (K and B Surgical Center). He is excited to have the Gallbladder Institute of Beverly Hills affiliated with both Centers.
Dr. Khalili is highly trained in robotic single incision inguinal hernia repair utilizing the Da Vinci® Si Robotic System, He has trained many surgeons in minimally invasive weight loss surgery. An accomplished teacher, Dr. Khalili won the Golden Apple Award as an outstanding educator in 2005 from Cedars-Sinai. He is also an Assistant Clinical Professor in Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles. Board Certified in both General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Dr. Khalili is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Bariatric Surgery, American Medical Association and the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). He is the author of numerous papers and presentations on a variety of subjects, including laparoscopic surgery, bariatric surgery, organ transplantation and bio-artificial liver treatment. He has published and spoken nationally and internationally—and his work underscores his commitment to the ongoing advancement of new surgical procedures and technologies.
Dr. Khalili holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Cell Biology from California State University, Northridge and earned his medical degree from The Chicago Medical School. While in medical school, he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed his internship and residency in General Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he also served a fellowship in Surgical Critical Care. Dr. Khalili’s work was recognized with a Research Prize in 1997 from the Pacific Coast Surgical Association.