Ali Tavakkoli, FACS, FRCS, MD - Bariatric and General Surgery
Dr. Ali Tavakkoli reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Tavakkoli's practice is focused on minimally invasive and weight loss surgery.
Education and Training
MBBS: Honors in Surgery, University of London, London, England, 1993
Internship: The Royal London Hospital, London, England, 1993–1994
Residency in Surgery: Wessex Rotation, The Royal London Hospital, London, England, 1994–1998
Fellowship in Surgical Research: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1998–2000
Specialist Registrar in Surgery: East Anglian Rotation, Cambridge, England, 2000–2001
Residency in Surgery: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2001–2005
Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2005–2006
American Board of Surgery
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA:
Assistant Professor of Surgery, 2008–present
Instructor in Surgery, 2005–2008
The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.
Dr. Tavakkoli receives honoraria from Boston Biomedical Associates and grant support from NIH. He also holds stocks with Avaxia Biologics.