Medical Director, Interventional & Integrated Gastroenterology
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- Accepting Virtual Visits
Make an Appointment: (562) 933-1877
Dr. Mehrdad Saliminejad (Dr. Sal) is a board-certified gastroenterologist and serves as the Medical Director of Interventional & Integrated Gastroenterology at Long Beach Medical Center.
Dr. Sal completed his medical school, residency, and fellowship in gastroenterology at Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. He and his family moved to the United States where he completed his medical residency and GI fellowship at Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California in Los Angeles in 2012. Subsequent training in advanced endoscopic ultrasound for gastrointestinal oncology was completed at University of Montreal, Canada in 2013.
He joined the GI faculty at Southern Illinois University (SIU) and served as the Director of Advanced Endoscopy and Chief of the Gastroenterology Division, leading both departments until end of 2017.
Dr. Sal joined Long Beach Gastroenterology Associates in 2017 and serves as the Medical Director of the Interventional & Integrated Gastroenterology. In this role, Dr. Sal is leading the expansion of interventional gastroenterology services. These procedures and services are less invasive than surgery and benefit patients for earlier diagnosis, treatment and better outcomes.
Dr. Sal is an active member with the American Collee of Gastroenterology and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
In his free time, Dr. Sal enjoys spending time with his family. They love being in the outdoors, often hiking at local sites, and active members of the Bolsa Chica Conservancy in Huntington Beach.
Qazvin University of Medical Sciences
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
2810 Long Beach Blvd.
Long Beach, CA
Office: (562) 933-1877
Appointment: (562) 933-1877
3833 Worsham Ave.
Office: (562) 595-5421
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