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Sami B Hamamji MD

Sami B Hamamji MD

(714) 541-5959
Primary Specialties
  • General Surgery
Secondary Specialties
  • Bariatric Surgery
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group
  • St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians

Primary Office

Address:
17542 E. 17th St.
Ste 410
Tustin, CA 92780
Phone:
(714) 541-5959
Fax:
(714) 835-9550
Hours:
Mon - Fri
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Web Page:
www.drhamamji.com

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Physician Bio

Like many physicians, Dr. Sami Hamamji chose a career in medicine because he has a sincere desire to help people get well. He believes in providing the highest quality and most up-to-date medical and surgical care to his patients in a caring and compassionate way.

Dr. Hamamji received his medical degree from St. Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon. A year after starting his general surgery residency at Rizk Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon, he moved to Montreal, Quebec, where he completed his internship and his general surgery training at the hospitals of the University of Montreal, obtaining certification from the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. Later, he passed the American Board of Surgery exam and became a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Hamamji actively participates in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) at St. Joseph Hospital which is honored to hold the designation as Comprehensive Center for bariatric and metabolic surgery.

Today, Dr. Hamamji maintains an interest and expertise in a wide range of areas, including laparoscopic bariatric surgery and advanced laparoscopic surgery. He is an active member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Hamamji is also interested in cutting-edge technologies including the use of robotics for minimally invasive surgery.

Dr. Hamamji is fluent in French, Arabic and English. When he is not working, he enjoys soft and classical music, contemporary authors and fine arts.

Education

Medical School: St Joseph University, Beirut - 1980
Internship: University of Montreal, Canada - 1985
Residency: St Luc Hospital/Univ of Montreal - 1986

Areas of Interest

Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery

Robotic Surgery

LINX Reflux Management System

Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery

Gastric Bypass

Post Bariatric Surgery

Accepted Health Plans

  • HMO - AETNA
  • HMO - BLUE CROSS (CALIFORNIA CARE)
  • HMO - BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA
  • HMO - CIGNA
  • HMO - DIRECT
  • HMO - MEDICAL CALOPTIMA
  • HMO - PACIFICARE
  • HMO - SECURE HORIZON
  • MCA - MEDICARE ASSIGNMENT
  • MDCR - MEDICARE
  • PPO - ADMAR
  • PPO - AETNA
  • PPO - BEECH STREET
  • PPO - BLUE CROSS PRUDENT BUYER
  • PPO - BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA
  • PPO - BPS (BENEFIT PANEL SERVICES)
  • PPO - CCN (COMMUNITY CARE SERVICES)
  • PPO - CIGNA
  • PPO - HEALTH NET
  • PPO - ONE HEALTH PLAN
  • PPO - PACIFICARE
  • PPO - PRIVATE HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS (PHCS)
  • WC - GENERAL