Tamir Keshen, M.D.

Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Critical Care Surgery, General Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Care Philosophy – “Quality Care, close to home.”
Fluent in English, Spanish & Hebrew

Medical Licensure & Board Certification

American Board of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Certified
American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, Certified
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Certified
Basic Life Support, Certified
State of California Medical License
State of Missouri Medical License
State of Alabama Medical License
State of Missouri Medical License

Education & Post Doctoral Training

Medical Doctorate, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, 1993
Bachelors of Arts, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Resident, General Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Fellow, Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital, University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, AL
Post Doctoral Fellow, Neonatal/Pediatric Research, Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Professional Appointments

Anacapa Surgical Associates, Ventura, CA
Ventura County Medical Center, Ventura, CA
Community Memorial Hospital, Ventura, CA
Private Practice, Goleta, CA
California Pediatric Surgical Group, Santa Barbara, CA
Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Santa Barbara Cottage Children’s Hospital, , Santa Barbara, CA
Director, Pediatric Minimally Invasive Surgery, Santa Barbara Cottage Children’s Hospital, Santa Barbara, CA
Marian Regional Medical Center, Santa Maria, CA
St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach, CA

Professional Societies

Selected – One of the “Best Doctors in America®” & one of the Consumer’s Research Council of America “America’s Top Surgeons”
American College of Surgeons, Fellow
Southern California Chapter, American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
American Medical Association
Society of Laparo-endoscopic Surgeons
International Pediatric Endoscopic Group
Washington University Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
American Pediatric Surgical Association