An attending surgeon at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Dr. Bhoyrul is a member of Olde Del Mar Surgical. In addition to maintaining a general surgery practice, he is the medical director for the bariatric surgery program at Scripps La Jolla. Previously, Dr. Bhoyrul was head of general surgery at Scripps Clinic. While there, he served as surgical director for the organization’s bariatric surgery program.
Dr. Bhoyrul is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He completed a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic surgery at University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Bhoyrul is a member of the Society of Surgeons of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), Society of American Gastroenterological Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), and Pacific Coast Surgical Association. He has developed a strong focus in minimally invasive surgery, and regularly performs laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Nissen fundoplication, colectomy, roux-en-Y gastric bypass, gastric banding, appendectomy, hernia repair, adrenalectomy and splenectomy.
Co-editor of one of the original textbooks in laparoscopic surgery, “Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery,” Dr. Bhoyrul contributes to peer reviewed publications such as the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery and World Journal of Surgery. He is the recipient of many awards, including Best Doctors in America, and has been a proctor and teacher to his colleagues nationally and internationally in advanced laparoscopic surgical techniques.
- Bariatric Surgery
Areas of Expertise
- Bariatric Surgery
- Laparoscopic Surgery
- Medical Oncology
- American Board of Surgery, Surgery, 2001
- University of Aberdeen, MD, 1989
- Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, General Surgery, 1990
- Stanford University Medical Center, General Surgery, 2000
- Brooks General Hospital/Northwick Park Hospital, General Surgery, 1993
- University of California, San Francisco, Laparoscopic Surgery, 1996
- University of California, San Francisco, Clinical Research, 1995