Dr. David Joseph Lourié MD, FACS, FASMBS is the Director of the Bariatric Surgery Program and the Director and Developer of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Program at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, California.
Dr. Lourié has a special interest in robot-enhanced surgery and published his early, extensive personal experience with robotic gastric bypass surgery. Dr. Lourié is one of the first surgeons in the world to use totally robotic staplers in gastric, intestinal, colorectal and liver surgery and often uses virtually scarless single site robotic cholecystectomy to treat gallbladder disease.
Dr. Lourié has served as the Chairman of the Departments of Surgery and Quality Management at Huntington Hospital. Dr. Lourié graduated at the top of his class from the Indiana University School of Medicine. An experienced and respected robotic and laparoscopic surgeon, Dr. Lourié teaches and publishes in his areas of expertise and continues to be a leader in advanced surgical techniques. Dr. Lourié is a nationally recognized faculty for teaching robotic surgery to other surgeons. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
Dr. David Lourié specializes in robotic laparoscopic bariatric weight loss surgery: gastric sleeve surgery, gastric bypass surgery, and lap band revision. Dr. Lourié is an expert in advanced laparoscopic and robotic minimally invasive surgery. Dr. David Lourié is located in Pasadena, California, in the Los Angeles area.