Dr. Matthew Lublin, Minimally Invasive Surgeon
After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991, Dr. Lublin returned home to Los Angeles to attend medical school at UCLA. He learned the craft of general surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Upon completion of his residency in 2003, Dr. Lublin was awarded the Mount Sinai Hospital David A. Dreilling Award for Academic Achievement. Following residency, Dr. Lublin completed an advanced laparoscopic surgery (surgery through tiny incisions) and weight loss surgery fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He also completed a surgical oncology fellowship at the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Lublin has always wanted to bring a high level of surgical care to the community of his roots. Dr. Lublin practices at St. John’s Health Center, Providence Tarzana Medical Center, and Marina Del Hospital.
Dr. Lublin has a special interest in abdominal wall (groin and umbilical) hernias and gallbladder disease. He has performed over 1000 laparoscopic gallbladder removals and over 1000 laparoscopic inguinal (groin) hernias. He teaches courses to other surgeons on the performance of laparoscopic hernias.
With an emphasis on minimally invasive (laparoscopic) techniques, Dr. Lublin also specializes in other abdominal surgery and weight loss surgery. He performs surgery on disease processes related to the esophagus (for heartburn, reflux, or hiatal hernia), stomach, spleen, adrenal glands, small intestine, thyroid, parathyroid, and colon.
Dr. Lublin is a Board Certified general surgeon. He is a Member of the American Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Americas Hernia Society, the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
He is married and has three sons.