GIST Specialist

Dr. Joshua Ellenhorn, MD, FACS is one of the most respected specialist GIST surgeons in the United States. He is a Clinical Professor of Surgery at Cedars Sinai & Collaborative Member of the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars Sinai.
What is GIST?

GIST is an acronym which stands for gastrointestinal stromal cell tumor. 

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Have you been screened?

GIST are usually identified on the CT scan or a PET/CT scan or an upper GI endoscopy.
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Get Treated
Treatment of GIST depends on the location and size of the tumor.
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A Leader In GIST Management

Dr Joshua Ellenhorn

Joshua D.I. Ellenhorn, MD, FACS, is general surgeon and surgical oncologist with a clinical focus on innovative treatments for intestinal tumors including GIST. Dr. Ellenhorn has been on a pioneer in the use of minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic approaches for abdominal conditions.


“Dr. Ellenhorn is simply the best. I trusted my life with him and I am so glad I did” – Valerie M
Dr. Ellenhorn served as President of the Los Angeles Surgical Society in 2008, is the holder of two patents, and has been ranked in the top one percent of United States surgeons by U.S. News and World Report each year, since 2011. Dr. Ellenhorn is named as one of LA’s “Top Docs” in the General Surgery category, annually.
Nationally Recognized for

Expertise in Surgical Oncology

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