Address: 8631 W 3rd St. #1135E Los Angeles CA 90048
 
Telephone: (310) 855-0222
 
Email: info@lapeerhealth.com
 
Website: http://www.davidsongi.com/
 

Dr. Davidson is board-certified in both Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. He is an Attending Physician at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and other local hospitals in Los Angeles. His practice focuses on clinical medicine and a variety of endoscopic procedures. Thousands of patients have trusted their medical care to Dr. Davidson for a variety of medical disorders but especially for screening of colon, esophageal, and gastric cancers.

Mark Davidson, M.D. received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He completed a three-year residency program in internal medicine at the UCLA-affiliated Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Los Angeles and finished a three-year fellowship program in Gastroenterology with emphasis on liver disorders at the UCLA-affiliated Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Los Angeles.

EMPLOYMENT

Private practice – Santa Monica and Los Angeles, California – 07/04 – present

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center – Los Angeles – 05/03 – 06/04
Urgent care physician

Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center – West Los Angeles – 07/00 – 06/04
Emergency room physician

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center – Harbor City – 10/00 – 08/01
Medical officer on duty in the emergency room

HOSPITAL PRIVILEGES

Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Olympia Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA- Director of GI Laboratory
Saint John’s Medical Center, Santa Monica, CA
UCLA- Santa Monica Medical Center, Santa Monica, CA
Brotman Medical Center, Culcer City, CA
Kindred Hospital, Los Angeles, CA

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

Diplomate American Board of Gastroenterology
Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine
Medical Board of California
Drug Enforcement Agency
Fluoroscopy supervisor and operator
Basic Cardiac Life Support

POST-GRADUATE TRAINING

Fellowship:
2001- 2004 Gastroenterology
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

Residency:
1998-2000 Internal Medicine
UCLA/West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

Internship:
1997-1998 Internal Medicine
UCLA/West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

EDUCATION

Medical:
M.D.
1995-1997 University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine
1993-1995 Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York

Undergraduate:
B.A. Cum Laude
1993 California State University, Northridge
Major in Cell and Molecular Biology

PROCEDURAL SKILLS

Diagnostic/Therapeutic upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, and ERCP
Percutaneous liver biopsy, Gasterostomy feeding tube placements
Management of chronic liver diseases, including pre-transplant and post-transplant care, Hepatitis B and C therapy

ABSTRACTS

Chemotaxis of Various Cytokines of Ia+ Langerhans Cells into the Central Cornea of Mice: Effect of Rapamycin. (S.P. Epstein, MD, M. Davidson, MSII, and P.A. Asbell, MD.) Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 1995 annual abstract publication.

Effect of Substance P upon the Chemotaxis of Ia+ Langerhans Cells into the Central Cornea of Mice. (M. Davidson, MSII, S. Masur, Ph.D., S.P. Epstein, MD, and P.A. Asbell, MD.) Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 1995 annual abstract publication. Presented at the Association of Research In Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Convention, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 14-20, 1995.

HONORS/AWARDS

2003 Mentoring Program in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
1998 American Gastroenterology Association/Wyeth-Ayerst Resident/Fellow Reporter Program
1995 NIH Student Research Presentation Grant
1994 NIH Student Summer Research Fellowship
1993 Graduated Cum Laude from California State University, Northridge
Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Fraternity
Golden Key National Honor Society

MEMBERSHIPS

American Gastroenterology Association
American College of Gastroenterology
Southern California Society of Gastroenterology

LANGUAGES

Fluent in Persian and medical Spanish

Dr. Davidso’s office is located on the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center campus adjacent to Beverly Hills.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Address: 8631 W 3rd St. #1135E Los Angeles, CA, 90048
Office#: (310) 855-0222
Email: info@davidsongi.com
Website: http://www.davidsongi.com/