Aram N Demirjian

Aram N. Demirjian
, MD

Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Surgery
Islet Cell Transplantation
Surgical Oncology
Surgery, General

UC Irvine Health H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center
101 The City Drive South, Building 23, 3rd floor
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 877-UCI-DOCS (877-824-3627)
UC Irvine Health H.H. Chao Digestive Disease Center — High Desert
12595 Hesperia Road, Suite 101
Victorville, CA 92395
Phone: 760-269-3099
Fax: 760-269-3038
UC Irvine Health Digestive Disease Center — Newport
Pacific Medical Plaza
1640 Newport Blvd., Suite 350
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Phone: 888-717-4463
  • American Board of Surgery — Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Acute and chronic pancreatitis
  • Bile duct cancer
  • Bile duct injuries
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Colorectal liver metastases
  • Complex biliary strictures
  • Gall bladder cancer
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm
  • Islet cell transplantation
  • Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy
  • Nanoknife® ablation
  • Neuroendocrine tumors
  • Pancreatic adenocarcinoma
  • Pancreatic cysts
  • Sarcoma
  • English
  • Armenian
  • French
Medical School
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass. — General Surgery
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center — General Surgery
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md. — Surgical Oncology
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Surgery/Islet Cell Transplantation, Department of Surgery,
More Information

Dr. Aram Demirjian is a fellowship-trained UC Irvine Health surgeon who treats complex hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases, including pancreatic cancer, colorectal liver metastases, hepatocellular carcinoma, cholangiocarcinoma, complex biliary injuries/strictures, pancreatitis and neuroendocrine tumors.

He has expertise in the Whipple procedure, laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy, liver resection, radiofrequency ablation, NanoKnife® ablation, drainage procedures for pancreatitis, complex biliary procedures and islet cell transplantation. His research interests include early detection of tumors and predicting patterns of tumor recurrence, especially in colorectal and pancreatic cancer.

Demirjian earned his medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine. He completed a surgical internship and residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, also in Boston. He subsequently completed a fellowship in surgical oncology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and earned a certificate in the science of clinical investigation from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, both in Baltimore, Md.

He sees patients at the H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center at UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange and in Victorville. 

Speakers Bureau Topics

  • Bile Duct Injuries, Prevention and Treatment
  • Colorectal Liver Metastases
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms (IPMN)
  • Islet Cell Transplantation
  • Liver Cancer, Treatment
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer, Laparoscopic Approaches
  • Pancreatitis
  • Sarcoma