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

Certifications

American Board of Surgery

Academic Appointments

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA:

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, 2008-present
  • Instructor in Surgery, 2005-2008

Financial Disclosure

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.

Current as of: August 25, 2014