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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Sami B. Hamamji, MD

Specialty
  • General Surgery
    (Board Certified)
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Address
17542 E. 17th St.
Suite 410
Tustin, CA 92780
Accepting New Patients
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Primary Office

Address
17542 E. 17th St.
Suite 410
Tustin, CA 92780
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Phone
(714) 541-5959
Fax
(714) 835-9550
Hours
Mon - Thu: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fri: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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Website
www.drhamamji.com

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  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • General Surgery
      (Board Certified)
    Secondary Specialties
    • Bariatric Surgery
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      St Joseph University- Beirut - 1980
    • Internship
      University of Montreal, Canada - 1985
    • Residency
      St Luc Hospital, Canada
    • College
      Univ of Montreal, Canada - 1986
    Areas of Interest

    Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery

    Robotic Surgery

    LINX Reflux Management System

    Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery

    Gastric Bypass

    Post Bariatric Surgery

  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography

    Like many physicians, Dr. Sami Hamamji chose a career in medicine because he has a sincere desire to help people get well. He believes in providing the highest quality and most up-to-date medical and surgical care to his patients in a caring and compassionate way.

    Dr. Hamamji received his medical degree from St. Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon. A year after starting his general surgery residency at Rizk Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon, he moved to Montreal, Quebec, where he completed his internship and his general surgery training at the hospitals of the University of Montreal, obtaining certification from the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. Later, he passed the American Board of Surgery exam and became a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Hamamji actively participates in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) at St. Joseph Hospital which is honored to hold the designation as Comprehensive Center for bariatric and metabolic surgery.

    Today, Dr. Hamamji maintains an interest and expertise in a wide range of areas, including laparoscopic bariatric surgery and advanced laparoscopic surgery. He is an active member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Hamamji is also interested in cutting-edge technologies including the use of robotics for minimally invasive surgery.

    Dr. Hamamji is fluent in French, Arabic and English. When he is not working, he enjoys soft and classical music, contemporary authors and fine arts.

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