Andrea Pakula MD, MPH, FACS

Director of Robotic Surgery
MIS/Robotic Bariatric and Hernia Surgery
Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery
Los Robles Medical Center

Professional Society Memberships:

  • ASMBS – American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • Mayo Fellows Association
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • American Hernia Society
  • Society of Robotic Surgery

Following graduation from St. George’s University School of Medicine, Dr. Pakula completed her internship and residency at Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, California and a Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Pakula is Director of Robotic Surgery at Los Robles Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, CA. Her clinical interests include all aspects of General surgery with extensive expertise in Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care surgery as well as Minimally Invasive Bariatric and Hernia surgery. She specializes in various open and minimally invasive and robotic techniques including inguinal hernia and complex abdominal wall reconstruction as well as a variety of weight loss operations. Dr. Pakula is dedicated to the treatment, education, and research of both open and robotic techniques for primary hernia repair as well as complex abdominal wall reconstruction and enjoys training surgeons around the country.

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Board Certification: Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery

Master of Public Health: St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies

Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies

Internship: Kern Medical, Bakersfield, CA

Residency: Kern Medical, Bakersfield, CA

Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Dr. Pakula is based in Thousand Oaks, CA. She serves patients throughout Los Angeles and Southern California, in the areas of Thousand Oaks, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Salinas, San Luis Obispo and beyond. Dr. Pakula’s office is located at Oaks Surgical Specialists and her hospital affiliations are with
Northridge Hospital and Medical Center, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, and
Los Robles Medical Center. Get in touch today for answers to your questions or to schedule an appointment.

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