Address: 9730 Wilshire Blvd #213, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Telephone: 855-360-9119
Email: [email protected]

Arash Ari Nowain, M.D. is a Beverly Hills GI doctor at La Peer Health Systems. He is double board-certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine.

In his private practice, Dr. Nowain specializes in medical disorders of the digestive system which includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, and hemorrhoids. He performs an array of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques including upper endoscopy (EGD) and lower endoscopy (colonoscopy). He treats acute and chronic GI problems and also focuses heavily on prevention of diseases such as colon and esophageal cancer.

Dr. Nowain received his medical degree from the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine and was the recipient of the Clinical Medicine Scholarship award in his fourth year of medical training. He completed three years of residency training in Internal Medicine at the Los Angeles County / USC General Hospital. In all three years of residency, Dr. Nowain received the Resident of the Year award. He then completed three years of fellowship training in the Department of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases at the USC Keck School of Medicine.

Dr. Nowain is a Los Angeles native and is thrilled to practice where he grew up. He and his office staff strive to provide a comfortable and friendly medical office environment to meet the needs of their patients. In addition to La Peer, Dr. Nowain has staff privileges at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and other local hospitals in Los Angeles and maintains teaching privileges at the Keck USC School of Medicine.


Los Angeles, California
1994 – 1998
Diploma: B.S.
Honors received
Major: Neuroscience
Keck/USC School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California
1998 – 2002
Diploma: M.D.
Received Eric Cohen Clinical Medicine Scholarship for excellence in clinical skills



2002 – 2005
Type of Program: Internal Medicine
Facility/Institution: LAC+USC Medical Center
Los Angeles, CaliforniaFellowship
2005 – 2008
Type of Program: Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases
Facility/Institution: LAC+USC Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
PGY 6 year of training included 6 months of dedicated ERCP trainingAwardsResident of the year award in all three years of residency training (2003, 2004, 2005)
Eric Cohen Clinical Medicine Scholarship Award – Keck/USC School of Medicine (2002)Languages spoken:   Spanish, Farsi, English

State Medical License – CA
Licensing Body: Medical Board of California
Year: 2004
Status: Active

DEA License
Licensing Body: Drug Enforcement Agency
Year: 2004
Status: Active

Board Certification – Internal Medicine
Licensing Body: American Board of Internal Medicine
Year: 7/2005

Board Certification – Gastroenterology
Licensing Body: American Board of Internal Medicine
Year: 10/2009



Routine Choledochoscopy During Endoscopic Retrograde CholangioPancreatography (ERCP): Is It Useful?  First Hundred Cases. Abstract DDW 2008.

Occult hepatic opportunistic infection (OI) and highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) induced immune reconstitution: an important cause of jaundice in a patient with AIDS. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2006 Oct;22(10):1052-3.

Effect of frequent dosing of an oral proton pump inhibitor on intragastric pH. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2006 Jun 1;23(11):1607-13.

Isolated hepatic metastasis from a gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) 17 years after initial resection: need for long-term surveillance. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2005 Nov-Dec;39(10):925.

Severe cholestatic liver injury days after initiating antiretroviral therapy in a patient with AIDS: drug toxicity or immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome? Dig Dis Sci. 2005 Oct;50(10):1813-7.

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: clinical profile, pathogenesis, treatment strategies and prognosis. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2005 Jun;20(6):818-24.



Beverly Hills, CA
Solo private practice in Beverly Hills, CA
with hospital privileges at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center and Olympia Medical Center.
Arash Ari Nowain, MD
9730 Wilshire Blvd. #213
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
7/2008- present
Los Angeles, CA – H. Claude Hudson Ambulatory Surgery Center
Per diem work as a gastroenterology
consultant performing screening colonoscopies for the County of Los Angeles.
Perform 8-10 screening colonoscopies per day and see patients in clinic.

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Address: 9730 Wilshire Blvd #213 Beverly Hills, CA, 90212
Office#: 855-360-9119
Email: [email protected]