He has become an expert on the specific gastroenterological needs of bariatric patients, as this whole area of the body becomes altered with weight loss surgery.   Dr. Shaye brings a wealth of experience and a vast body of knowledge to the Khalili Center. He and Co-Director, Dr. Pedram J. Enayati, have quickly become the “go-to” doctors for bariatric related GI disorders.  

A strong patient advocate and supporter of educational outreach, Dr. Shaye encourages all of his patients to learn as much as they can about the topic of obesity and weight loss surgery options.

Dr. Shaye has done extensive research on GI disorders and liver diseases, is the author of numerous journal articles and abstracts, and has presented on a variety of topics both nationally and internationally. He is a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases; American Gastroenterology Association; American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; California Medical Association;  American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine; and American Medical Association. He has certifications from the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Gastroenterology.

Dr. Shaye received a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from University of California, Los Angeles with a minor in Education specializing in Community Leadership, and he received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of California, San Diego.  Dr. Shaye was named “Gastroenterology Fellow of the Year” at University of California, Los Angeles, awarded by the David Geffen School of Medicine’s Division of Digestive Diseases. He was also the recipient of multiple Leo G. Rigler M.D. Awards for outstanding academic achievement at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.  He also did a Gastroenterology Fellowship in the Department of Digestive Diseases at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine.

A resident of Los Angeles for most of his life, Dr. Shaye is married to Kelly and they have four daughters.

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