Calin S. Arimie, MD, is an outstanding gastroenterologist currently seeing patients at his private practice in West Hills, California. He is also affiliated with Northridge Hospital Medical Center in Northridge, California, and West Hills Hospital & Medical Center in West Hills, California. Dr. Arimie features 16 years of diversified experience in all facets of gastroenterology and has extensive expertise in natural treatments, upper GI endoscopy, and colon endoscopy. He received his medical degree at Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania in 1987. Upon relocating to the United States, he completed an internal medicine residency at Los Angeles County and USC Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, and a gastroenterology fellowship at Loma Linda University. Dr. Arimie achieved certification in internal medicine and gastroenterology with the American Board of Internal Medicine. In order to stay active in his area of practice, he maintains professional memberships with the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, the American Gastroenterological Association and the American College of Gastroenterology. For his accomplishments, he was recognized as America's Top Gastroenterologist in 2009 and America's Top Physician in 2010.
Education and Training
MD at the University of Bucharest
Carol Davila University of Medicine & Pharmacy 1987
University Of Tichreen Faculty Of Med Lattakia Syria 1987
Carol Davila University of Medicine & Pharmacy Medicine
Can Tho University of Medicine and Pharmacy 1990
Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie Carol Davila
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine- Gastroenterology
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Local Public Speaking Within the Community for Other Doctors -
- America's Top Gastroenterologist- 2009
- America's Top Physician- 2010
- General Care
- Acid Reflux
- Birth Defects
- Colon Polyps
- Loma Linda Univ Med Ctr, Gastroenterology; L A Co-Usc Med Ctr, Internal Medicine
- USC/LAC-Keck School of Medicine
- Internal Medicine at LAC+USC Medical Center
- Gastroenterology at Loma Linda University
Professional Society Memberships
- American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology, InSiGHT (The Largest GI Specialty Group in California)
Articles and Publications
- Published Research
What do you attribute your success to?
- Availability and spending a lot of time with his patients, he addresses the cause and not the symptoms.
Hobbies / Sports
- Enjoys Sports, Ice Skating, Skiing
Favorite professional publications
- The American Journal of Gastroenterology
- Northridge Hospital Medical Center
- West Hills Hospital & Medical Center
Dr. Calin S. Arimie MD's Practice location
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Get to know Gastroenterologist Dr. Calin S. Arimie, who serves the population of West Hills, California. Dr. Arimie has been practicing for more than three decades and is currently serving patients within in Site Digestive Health Care in West Hills, California. He also serves as the GI Lab Medical Director at West Hills Hospital. Dr. Arimie’s acclaimed career in medicine began in 1987, when he graduated with his Medical Degree from the Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania. After moving to the United States, he completed a residency at the Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, before undertaking his fellowship in Gastroenterology at Loma Linda University in California. Dr. Arimie is dual board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and he is a distinguished member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, the American Gastroenterological Association, and the American College of Gastroenterology. He is particularly renowned for his use of natural treatments, and attributes his success to the time he spends with his patients, as well as his belief in addressing the cause not the symptoms. When he is not working, Dr. Arimie enjoys skiing, snowboarding, and playing tennis. Gastroenterology is the study of the normal function and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. It involves a detailed understanding of the normal action (physiology) of the gastrointestinal organs including the movement of material through the stomach and intestine (motility), the digestion and absorption of nutrients into the body, removal of waste from the system, and the function of the liver as a digestive organ. It includes common and important conditions such as colon polyps and cancer, hepatitis, gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn), peptic ulcer disease, colitis, gallbladder and biliary tract disease, nutritional problems, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and pancreatitis. In essence, all normal activity and disease of the digestive organs are part of the study of Gastroenterology.
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