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Dr. Benjamin Basseri, MD

Gastroenterologist

Professional statement

Benjamin Basseri is an insightful and thorough gastroenterologist serving his patients in Los Angeles. At his practice, he and his fellow doctors place an importance on a comprehensive approach to digestive health, providing this care with compassion and care. Dr. Basseri is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and received his medical education from the University of California, Los Angeles. He completed his internal medicine residency at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and completed his education with a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Basseri has received special training to focus on GI motility disorders. He expands his medical education by attending seminars, including Digestive Disease Week, the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, and the Neurogastroenterology and Motility Scientific Meeting. He applies this knowledge and treats his patients using a variety of techniques, such as esophagogastroduodenoscopy, colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, push enteroscopy, and capsule endoscopy. Dr. Basseri assists his patients in treating constipation, nausea, Hepatitis B and C, pancreas and gall bladder issues, and Crohn’s disease. In his spare time, Dr. Basseri enjoys playing basketball and learning about architecture. He is fluent in Spanish, English, Farsi.

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterologist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - University of California, Los Angeles, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Awards and publications

  • Basseri B, Pimentel M, Shaye OA, Low K, Soffer EE, Conklin JL. Apple sauce improves detection of esophageal motor dysfunction during high-resolution manometry evaluation of dysphagia. Dig Dis Sci. 2011;56(6):1723-8.
  • Basseri B, Kianmahd BD, Roostaeian J, Kohan E, Wasson KL, Basseri RJ, Bradley JP. Current national incidence, trends, and health care resource utilization of cleft lip-cleft palate. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011;127(3):1255-62.
  • Basseri B, Conklin JL, Mertens RB, Lo SK, Bellack GS, Shaye OA. Heterotopic gastric mucosa (inlet patch) associated with laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) and laryngeal carcinoma. Dis Esophagus. 2009;22(4):E1-5. Review.

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1801059647

Office locations

Ben Basseri

8631 W 3rd St., Suite 1015E

Los Angeles, CA 90048

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He was great. Was able to get an appointment the next day.
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Productive, informative and pleasant. He's a knowledgeable Doctor.
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The best doctors appointment I've had since moving to Los Angeles. I was incredibly impressed by the wait time, my wait time was less than 10 mins. Dr Benjamin Basseri was just brilliant, I felt comfortable which is huge.
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It was an excellent experience, very professional doctor and clinic, draw blood work on the same day based on some of the discussions we had.
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Very thorough and answered all of my questions and gave me helpful options to my problem.
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He was running behind, but he apologized for being late and listened carefully to my symptoms. I'll be returning in a couple weeks for a follow up to see if I've improved.
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I'm a new patient, and as he was asking me about my family medical history, he consistently looked at his phone. I stopped talking till he was done reading his text.
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Friendly and very professional. I felt comfortable right away and confident in his advice.
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He was thorough and really nice. Thought the overall experience was really positive.
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He was professional, caring and thorough. Would highly recommend to anyone needing a gastro doctor.
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Dr. Basseri was extremely patient and took the time to answer all of my questions. He and his staff were very friendly and extremely helpful as I had crutches. Would highly recommend Dr. Basseri as he made me feel at ease.
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Dr. Basseri is a excellent doctor. He is kind and patience, and answers all my questions. He's very thorough, and I can tell he's thinking about what is necessary and what is the best treatment for me. I feel very blessed that I came to Dr. Basseri.
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Dr. Basseri was great. He listened and addressed all of my issues and the staff is great.
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Dr. Basseri was amazing! I felt like I was in good hands. I've been trying to figure out what's been going on with my body for almost 6 months now and after talking to him for about 15 minutes he alreadyknew what was going on. I wish I had gone to him in the first place. Still waiting for my insurance to approve the prescription but I'm confident I will start feeling better soon. I highly recommend him! He's very easy going and makes you feel at ease. Also his staff is wonderful too! Patty is such a sweetheart!
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I would recommend all of my friends , family or business associates to this doctor. In a few minutes you can see right a way by the way he looks in your eyes he truly cares with a compassion for for his patients young or old.
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I really appreciate that he took the time to sit and talk with me about my concerns and questions. I already feel really confident in his ability just from our conversation.
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