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Dr. Benjamin Basseri is a Los Angeles native and grew up in Santa Monica. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with College of Letters and Sciences Honors at the University of California Los Angeles, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience. Dr. Basseri commenced his medical training at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine where he received multiple Letters of Distinction, including in GI Medicine. He then completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.  Following residency Dr. Basseri completed fellowship training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at UCLA Medical Center.

Dr. Basseri specializes in the evaluation and management of difficulty swallowing (dysphagia), indigestion (dyspepsia), abdominal pain, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, and liver diseases. He has a strong clinical interest in esophageal diseases and GI motility disorders. 

He has presented research at many national gastroenterology meetings and has authored over 20 peer-reviewed publications. His publication history within gastroenterology has been diverse and includes IBS, GERD, hepatitis C, colorectal cancer screening, Crohn’s disease, obesity, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, short bowel syndrome, dysphagia, high-resolution manometry, hiatal hernia, and eosinophilic and lymphocytic esophagitis (see research publications). 

Dr. Basseri an active member of the American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology, and American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Ben lives with his wife Sara in Los Angeles and is involved with teaching resident, fellows, and medical students.

What we offer


Welcome to the Office

Dr. Basseri and his team are dedicated to providing the best possible care for gastroenterology patients in the Los Angeles area.

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Affiliated Facilities

  • Dr. Basseri is an active attending physician at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Cedars-Sinai is one of the leading medical centers in the nation and the Gastroenterology division was ranked #5 in 2013-2014 by US News & World Report. Cedars-Sinai is at the forefront of state-of-the-art technology and clinical research in Gastroenterology. Particular strengths include pancreaticobiliary diseases, GI motility disorders, and inflammatory bowel disease.

Research & Helpful Information

Dr. Benjamin Basseri completed his training in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.  His focus is in diseases of the digestive tract as well as the liver.  We are dedicated to providing comprehensive and compassionate care to our patients.  Your education and involvement in your care will allow you to better understand and manage your digestive health.

For links to Dr. Basseri's published research, click here.

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Insurance Plans Accepted

For your convenience, we've created a short list of the providers we accept. If you do not see your insurance provider listed on our site, please call our office to confirm coverage.

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross of California
Blue Cross
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Blue Shield
Blue Shield of California
Motion Picture Industry Health Plan
Benjamin Basseri, MD
8631 W 3rd St, Suite 1015E
Beverly Hills

Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 424-206-5002
Fax: 310-358-2266
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