Mitchell Jeffrey Spirt, MD, a Gastroenterologist with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Get to know Gastroenterologist Dr. Mitchell Jeffrey Spirt, who serves patients in Los Angeles, California.

In practice for over three decades, Dr. Spirt is a highly trained gastroenterologist whose areas of expertise include endoscopy and liver disease. He is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.

It is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the United States, with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. The Medical Center is committed to improving the health status of the communities it serves through: leadership and excellence in delivering quality healthcare services, expanding the horizons of medical knowledge through biomedical research, educating and training physicians and other healthcare professionals, and improving the health status of the community.

A 1989 graduate of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Dr. Spirt went on to perform his residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in 1992. Furthering his training, he completed his fellowship in gastroenterology at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in 1994.

Licensed to practice medicine in California, the doctor is board-certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world. 

Holding an academic role, Dr. Spirt serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA.

Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine focused on the digestive system and its disorders. A gastroenterologist is a physician who has extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to the esophagus, stomach, small intestines, colon, liver, pancreas, and biliary system.

In honor of his clinical expertise, Dr. Spirt has been the recipient of a number of awards and honors, including: Patients’ Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), Patients’ Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020), On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), and Compassionate Doctor Award – 5 Year Honoree (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020).

On a more personal note, he speaks both English and Spanish.

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