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Welcome, Dr. Ali Cheaito!

We’re excited that Dr. Ali Cheaito is joining our physicians’ team and will start seeing patients in beautiful Simi Valley on June 20th!

Dr. Cheaito is a general surgeon whose specialties include the treatment of colorectal, liver and related functions, and pancreatic conditions with conventional and minimally invasive as well as advanced minimally invasive procedures. He has the expertise and training to handle a range of cases, including complicated ones.

Along with 10 years of experience as a professor of surgery and practicing surgeon at UCLA and Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, Dr. Cheaito can speak four languages including Spanish, French, and Arabic.

“We welcome Dr. Cheaito to our Adventist Health Simi Valley family of physicians,” said Jennifer Swenson, president of Adventist Health Simi Valley. “He’s a well-trained and highly skilled surgeon who puts his patients first, and that’s just the type of surgical care our community needs.”

As for Dr. Cheaito, he came to Adventist Health Simi Valley because he knew he could make a real impact on the community.

“My first goal is to establish a relationship so my patients feel confident in putting their care in my hands. Second, I emphasize continuity of care. I don’t just operate and leave; I follow-up with patients as they recover,” said Cheaito. “I also want them to know they can trust me with their lives; I will take care of them and their loved ones as if they are my own family.” Read More at the Simi Valley Acorn.