Meet Dr. Ishaaya
Dr. Abraham (Avi) Ishaaya owns and leads Optima Medical Spa in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Ishaaya is a board-certified physician in pulmonary, sleep, internal, and geriatric medicine. He also owns and leads his own private medical practice, Dr. Avi Ishaaya Centers. Patients of all ages come to Dr. Ishaaya for anti-aging treatments, nonsurgical fat reduction, body contouring, hormone imbalance, incontinence issues, medical weight loss management, and more. With Dr. Ishaaya, patients can expect to have comprehensive exams for wellness appointments, especially for assessing a hormonal imbalance or a weight loss strategy. He believes every person deserves individualized healthcare and understands that one size does not fit all. Based on the test results and his observations, each patient will receive recommendations that work toward their health and aesthetic goals. Dr. Ishaaya is an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the UCLA School of Medicine and a member of the American Board of Bariatric Medicine.
Skills and Specialties
With four board certifications, Dr. Ishaaya has several specialties he offers at his practice. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Pulmonary Medicine, the American Board of Sleep Medicine, and the American Board of Geriatrics. He is a highly skilled physician. From age lines and hormonal imbalances to weight loss strategies, Dr. Ishaaya will partner with you and tailor a plan to help you attain the youthful look and feel that you deserve.
Education and Training
Dr. Ishaaya earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He completed medical school at the University of Maryland Baltimore (UM-Baltimore). During his post-graduate training, Dr. Ishaaya was an internal medicine resident and a fellow in pulmonary and critical care at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Dr. Ishaaya is a member of these professional associations or organizations:
- American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow
- American Thoracic Society, Member
- American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Fellow
- American College of Geriatric Specialists, Fellow and Master
- American Board of Bariatric Medicine, Member
Awards and Recognitions
Dr. Ishaaya was honored with the following awards and recognitions:
- Young Investigators Award
Southern California Pulmonary Research Conference
- Paul Rubenstein Award Excellence in Original Research
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
- Excellence in Research Award