Dr. Houman Solomon completed his Doctorate of Medicine as well as two Master
of Science degrees (Pathology and Applied Physiology) at Rosalind Franklin
University in Chicago in 2002. After graduating from medical school, he
completed his Internship and Residency in General Surgery at Huntington
Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, CA. Dr. Solomon is board certified in General
Surgery by the American Board of Surgery. He also completed a fellowship
in Advanced Laparoscopic, Bariatric and Robotic Surgery (Minimally Invasive
Surgery) at Stanford University Medical Center.
His main areas of interest include Bariatric surgery and incorporation
of laparoscopic and robotic techniques in gastrointestinal, hernia and
cancer surgery. Dr. Solomon has authored numerous publications in various
areas of surgery throughout his career. He is a member of several surgical
societies, including the American College of Surgeons, American Society
for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and recently became one of the few
weight-loss surgeons in the world to receive the prestigious title of
"Fellow of American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery"
(FASMBS). He is also a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal
and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and American Hernia Society. Dr. Solomon
is a pioneer in the field of minimally invasive surgery and has brought
"scarless" surgery to the Southbay.
He currently serves as the Chairman of Department of Surgery at Torrance
Memorial Medical Center.