Dr. Aharonian’s areas of interest include preventative care and patient wellness. He believes strongly that building a good patient-doctor partnership can help patients to become well and stay well, using a multi-disciplinary approach to care. His ultimate goal is to provide outstanding care in order to help patients maintain good health and to avoid preventable complications of chronic diseases.
Dr. Aharonian completed his medical education at the Keck School of Medicine of USC in 2011. Upon completion of medical school, he began his residency in Internal Medicine at the LAC+USC Medical Center, which he completed in 2014.
A proof-of-principle, prospective, randomized, controlled trial demonstrating improved outcomes in scheduled unsedated colonoscopy by the water method. Gastrointest Endosc. 2010 Oct; 72(4):693-700. View in: PubMed
Impact of a novel water method on scheduled unsedated colonoscopy in U. S. veterans. Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 Mar; 69(3 Pt 1):546-50. View in: PubMed
Involvement of trainees in routine unsedated colonoscopy: review of a pilot experience. Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Apr; 67(4):718-22. View in: PubMed
Risk factors for near-fatal asthma. Chest. 2004 Oct; 126(4):1138-46. View in: PubMed