Lauren A Poliakin MD, DABS, DABOM

General Surgery . Bariatric Surgery . Obesity Medicine

Lauren A Poliakin MD, DABS, DABOM
General Surgery . Bariatric Surgery . Obesity Medicine
227 W Janss Rd
Ste 300
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

805-497-8820
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805-497-8820   Main

949-655-5903   Fax


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About

Dr. Lauren Poliakin is board certified in General Surgery with Fellowship training in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery and board certified in Obesity Medicine. A native to California, Dr. Poliakin completed her undergraduate education at Loyola Marymount University, obtaining a degree in Biology. She attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Poliakin completed her General Surgery residency training at The Brooklyn Hospital Center-Mount Sinai in Brooklyn, NY and fellowship training in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. During her training, she developed a particular interest in obesity, surgical and medical weight management, nutrition, laparoscopy, and robotic surgery. My staff and I strive to provide the highest standard of care and compassion to each of my patients.


Work Experience

  • Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC // Bariatric Surgery Fellowship 2019-2020
  • The Brooklyn Hospital Center-Mount Sinai, Brooklyn, NY // General Surgery Residency 2014-2019

Education

  • Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC // Bariatric Surgery Fellowship 2019-2020
  • The Brooklyn Hospital Center-Mount Sinai, Brooklyn, NY // General Surgery Residency 2014-2019
  • St. George's University, School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies // Doctor of Medicine, Magna Cum Laude 2010-2014
  • Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA // Bachelor of Science, Biology, Summa Cum Laude 2006-2010


Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Certificate of Acknowledgement of Satisfactory Training: Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery for Fellows
  • American Board of Obesity Medicine
  • Da Vinci Training System (Robotic Surgery)
  • Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • Basic Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

Honors & Awards

  • Bariatric Surgery Fellow of the Year Award // Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center 2019-2020
  • Certificate of Achievement // Da Vinci Surgeon in Robotic Surgery // The Brooklyn Hospital Center 2019
  • Best Senior Resident of the Year // The Brooklyn Hospital Center 2018
  • Best Teaching Resident of the Year // The Brooklyn Hospital Center 2018
  • Best Patient Care and Bedside Manner // The Brooklyn Hospital Center 2018
  • Best Patient Care and Bedside Manner // The Brooklyn Hospital Center 2017
  • Best Patient Care and Bedside Manner // The Brooklyn Hospital Center 2016
  • Intern of the Year // The Brooklyn Hospital Center 2015
  • Iota Epsilon Alpha- International Honor Medical Society // St. George's University 2011 - 2014
  • Undergraduate Research Symposium Outstanding Presentation Award, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society // Loyola Marymount University 2010
  • Presidential Citation Award // Loyola Marymount University 2010

Affiliations

Los Robles Regional Medical Center 
215 W Janss Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital
401 Rolling Oaks Dr, Thousand Oaks, CA 91361

Accepted Insurances

  • Aetna PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Health Net PPO
  • Medicare
  • Private Healthcare Systems
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare PPO

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Payment Options

  • American Express
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

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Publications

  • S146-Jejunojejunal intussusception after Roux-En-Y gastric bypass: a case series of 34 patients. Surgical Endoscopy. August 2020. Poliakin LA, Sundaresan N, Hui B, McKillop IH, Thompson K, Gersin K, Kuwada T, Nimeri A.
  • Jejunojejunal intussusception after Roux-En-Y gastric bypass: A case series in 34 patients. Oral Presentation. Poliakin L, Sundaresan N, Hui B, McKillop I, Thompson K, Gersin K, Kuwada T, Nimeri A. SAGES 2020 Annual Meeting, Virtual.
  • Outcomes of adolescents compared to young adults following bariatric surgery: An analysis of 227,671 patients using the MBSAQIP® Data Registry. Oral Presentation. Poliakin L, Roberts A, Thompson K, Raheem E, Mckillop I, Nimeri A. ACS Quality and Safety Virtual Conference 2020.
  • Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery in African Americans: an Analysis of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) Data Registry. Obesity Surgery. July 2020. Hui B, Roberts A, Thompson K, McKillop I, Sundaresan N, Poliakin L, Barbat S, Kuwada T, Gersin K, Nimeri A.
  • Outcomes of adolescents compared to young adults following bariatric surgery: An analysis of 227,671 patients using the MBSAQIP® Data Registry. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, June 2020. Poliakin L, Roberts A, Thompson K, Raheem E, Mckillop I, Nimeri A.
  • Comment on: Esophagitis After Bariatric Surgery: Larger Cross-sectional Assessment of an Endoscopic Database. Obesity Surgery. May 2020. Poliakin L, Nimeri A.
  • Post Bariatric Surgery Thromboprophylaxis Therapy for Adolescent Patients: A Systematic Review, Abstract. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, October 2019, Volume 15, Issue 10, Supplement, Page S235. Poliakin L, Milone, L.
  • Post Bariatric Surgery Thromboprophylaxis Therapy for Adolescent Patients: A Systematic Review, Poster Presentation. Poliakin L, Milone, L. Obesity Week 2019, Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Anterior knee schwannoma. Journal of Surgical Case Reports. 2019 Sep 07. Vol 2019, Number 9. Ilagan C, Poliakin L, Asarian A, Xiao P, Sirsi S.
  • Are Small Community Hospitals Ready for Robotic Surgery Residency Training? Poster Presentation. Topaz A, Poliakin L, Milone L. SAGES 2019, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD.
  • The Great Imitator: Acute Gangrenous Cholecystitis, Poster Presentation. Topaz A, Poliakin L, Milone L. SAGES 2019, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD.
  • Adolescent Obesity Resulting in a Devastating Sequela from Childhood Sexual Trauma: A Systematic Review, Abstract. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, November 2018, Volume 14, Issue 11, Supplement, Page S175. Poliakin L, Vemulapalli P.
  • Adolescent Obesity Resulting in a Devastating Sequela from Childhood Sexual Trauma: A Systematic Review, Poster Presentation. Poliakin L, Vemulapalli P. Obesity Week 2018, Music City Convention Center, Nashville, TN.
  • Laparoscopic Management of Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Complications , Video Presentation. Saber A, Shoar S, Modukuru V, Poliakin L, Chang W, Almadani M. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2017, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA.
  • Linear Stapler Misfire during Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Video Presentation. Saber A, Shoar S, Modukuru V, Poliakin L. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2017, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA.
  • Laparoscopic Repair of Spontaneous Esophageal Perforation (Boerhaave Syndrome), Video Presentation. Saber A, Patel A, Poliakin L, Fuksbrumer M, Aladdin M. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2017, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA.
  • Single Anastomosis Duodeno-Ileal Switch (SADIS): A Systematic Review of Efficacy and Safety. Obesity Surgery: The Journal of Metabolic Surgery and Allied Care. 2017 Aug 19. Vol 27, Number 9. Shoar S, Poliakin L, Rubenstein R, Saber A.
  • Efficacy and Safety of the Over-the-Scope Clip (OTSC) System in the Management of Leak and Fistula After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: a Systematic Review. Obesity Surgery: The Journal of Metabolic Surgery and Allied Care. 2017 Mar 28. pp 1-9. Shoar S, Poliakin L, Khorgami Z, Rubenstein R, El-Matbouly M, Levine J, Saber A.
  • Management of Leak after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Using OTSC System: A Systematic Review, Poster Presentation. Poliakin L, Shoar S, Levine J, Saber A. Obesity Week 2016, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA.
  • Management of Leak after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Using OTSC System: A Systematic Review, Abstract. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, August 2016 , Volume 12, Issue 7, Supplement, Page S214. Poliakin L, Shoar S, Khorgami Z, Saber A.
  • Investigating Risk Factors Associated with Immediate Breast Reconstruction Complications, Poster Presentation. Poliakin L, Almadani M, Renzi A, Kohan L, Rimpel B, Chaudhry N. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Breast Cancer Coordinated Care (BC3) Conference, Washington, DC.
  • Laparoscopic Management of Postoperative Recurrent Incisional Hernia, Video Presentation. Joseph T, Poliakin L, Modukuru V, Saber A. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2015, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL.
  • Microbiology Research Project: Biofilm Formation, Attachment and Nodule Formation in the Nitrogen-Fixing Bacterium, Sinorhizobium meliloti, and Type IV pili mutants, Michelle Lum Ph.D, Microbiology Lab in Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering at Loyola Marymount University, 2009-2010. Loyola Marymount University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Poster Presentation of Microbiology Research Project 2010.

Locations

Lauren A Poliakin MD, DABS, DABOM

General Surgery . Bariatric Surgery . Obesity Medicine
227 W Janss Rd
Ste 300
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Appointments: 805-497-8820

Phone: 805-497-8820
Fax: 949-655-5903

Sunday Closed
Monday 9:00 - 5:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 5:00
Wednesday 9:00 - 5:00
Thursday 9:00 - 5:00
Friday 9:00 - 3:00
Saturday Closed