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Matthew Lublin, MD, FACS

Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon located in Santa Monica, CA & Encino, CA


Words from our patients

  • Healthgrades

    "Surgery went great, I healed well with virtually no scarring. And everything went pretty much precisely as Dr. Lublin described it would."

    Gabe B.
  • Healthgrades

    "Everything went well and exceeded my expectations. Thanks to Dr. Lublin, I healed quickly and was able to get back to my normal activity quicker than I had imagined."

    Richard L.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Lublin identified the problem that other doctors couldn't find right away and had an answer for me within days. Highly recommended."

    Rob T.
  • Healthgrades

    "From the moment I met Dr. Lublin and his staff, I knew I was in good hands. I had surgery and I never had no side effects from anything."

    Denise C.
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Lublin. explained the procedure in detail and was extremely helpful in every step along the way. The surgery went perfectly!"

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Lublin is an amazing surgeon. Takes time with patients and answers all questions. Any concerns a patient may have he addresses."

    Verified Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "My experience was excellent. I would recommend him to all friends and relatives. Bedside manner was very good so I'm very happy with his service. Thank you."

    Joe D.
  • Google+

    "Surgery, no matter what type you're having requires a great doctor and Matthew Lublin is just that. I can't recommend him enough."

    Doug L.
  • Yelp

    "I can't recommend Dr. Lublin enough. I still can't get over what a great job he did. Thank you again!"

    Michael B.
  • Yelp

    "Dr Lublin handled my complicated surgical procedure like a true Pro. His expertise is a reflection of his work. I'm am very thankful."

    Sil V.


Meet Dr. Lublin

Matthew Lublin, MD, FACS, specializes in general surgery at his self-named practice in Santa Monica, California, and has such expertise in laparoscopic procedures that other doctors seek him out for guidance. Dr. Lublin’s commitment to providing advanced surgical care shows in his medical training at UCLA and in his completed fellowships in advanced laparoscopic surgery, bariatric surgery, and surgical oncology.

Laparoscopic surgery is minimally invasive, so people have shorter hospital stays, faster recovery times, and a lower risk of infection compared with those whose surgery includes wider incisions. Dr. Lublin has a particular expertise in using laparoscopic surgery to remove gallbladders and to repair hernias. He even teaches courses to doctors about his laparoscopic hernia procedures.

Dr. Lublin is married and a father of three sons. He is a board-certified general surgeon, a member of the American Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Americas Hernia Society, the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, and he is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.


Our Services

Hernia Surgery
Gallbladder Surgery
Bariatric Surgery
Hiatal Hernia Surgery
Colon Surgery
Robotic Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery

Dr. Lublin is considered an in-network provider with the following insurance plans. This is not a complete list; if you do not see your plan listed please contact our office to verify your benefits.

Blue Cross of California
Blue Shield of California
Medicare B
Oscar Health Insurance Co.
SCAN Health Plan
United Healthcare
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