Meet Dr. Moradian

Dr. Scott Moradian is a board-certified surgeon sought after by many weight-loss patients in South Florida for his outstanding work and dedication. Moradian specializes in cosmetic and weight loss surgery. He utilizes minimally invasive techniques that yield remarkably permanent results.

Dr. Moradian relies on his years of intensive training and experience performing Gastric Sleeve Surgery to offer Avana patients the best possible results. The goal is to lose weight and keep it off, and also put an end to comorbidities associated with obesity such as sleep apnea, Diabetes, high cholesterol, among others.

Aside from his busy cosmetic practice, Dr. Moradian has professional memberships with the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and the American Osteopathic Association. The talented surgeon has also participated in clinical research and published his findings at PubMed.

Dr. Moradian’s compassionate bedside manner and brilliant surgical skills have attracted a strong patient following throughout South Florida. He is inspired by his patient testimonials and hopes to continue achieving exceptional outcomes for them.

Education

  • University of South Florida – BioMedical Sciences with Honors and Summa Cum Laude: 2005- 2009
  • NOVA Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine: 2009- 2013 with Honors
  • Chief General Surgery Resident at Larkin Community Hospital: 2013-2018
  • Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery- 2018-2019

Academic Achievements

  • American Osteopathic Board of Surgery Written Certification: Passed 7/2018
  • American Osteopathic Board of Surgery Oral Certification: Passed 12/2018
  • Medical School Class Rank 18/228 Summa Cum Laude

Staff Privileges

  • Larkin Community Hospital- South Miami, Fl
  • Palm Springs Hospital- Hialeah, Fl
  • Fort Lauderdale Surgery Center- Ft. Lauderdale, Fl

Certifications

  • FL State License (2015-2020)
  • ATLS, ACLS, BLS, PALS

Professional Affiliations

  • Palm Beach County Wound Society 5/2016: co-founder, Vice President, liaison
  • Manuscript Reviewer/Editor for Wiley Publishing 2/2014-present
  • Manuscript Reviewer/Editor for Edorium Publishing 2/2014-present
  • American Osteopathic Association AOA- member since 8/2009
  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons- member since 7/2013
  • American College of Surgeons- member since 2/2015
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery- 2018

Research / Presentations

  1. Intraductal Tubulopapillary Neoplasm of Pancreas with + MUC5AC - Podium Presentation American College of Osteopathic Surgeons Annual Clinical Assembly 2018.
  2. A case report of the surgical management of a complex penile wound with negative pressure wound therapy with automated instillation- American College of Osteopathic Surgeons Annual Clinical Assembly 2017 Poster Presentation.
  3. Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve: A Community Hospital’s Experience: Case Series, Retrospective Study - International Journal of Surgery 5/2017.
  4. The First to be Described: Carcinoid Primary in Liver, with concomitant Primary Metastatic Breast Cancer- Case Presentation and Review of the Literature- submitted to Journal of Surgical Oncology 9/2016
  5. Acute Minced Expansion Graft Technique for the Traumatic Wound-Case series, New Technique- Advances in Skin and Wound Care 1/2016.
  6. New Technique: Minced Edge Transposition Graft (MET Graft) - Case series, 2016.
  7. Not as Futile as We Think: Age Adjusted Outcomes After Craniotomy for T.B.I. in the Elderly: Academic Association for Surgery, Retrospective Study - 8/2015.
  8. Age Predicts Discharge Disposition but Not Adjusted Mortality After Non-operative Management of TBI - Academic Association for Surgery, Retrospective Study - 7/2015.
  9. Novel Treatment of Skin Tears: published in International Wound Journal 5/2015, Case Series, New Technique.
  10. Trauma Grand Rounds 7/2015: Blunt Abdominal Trauma: Case Presentations and Management.
  11. Trauma Grand Rounds 4/2015: Burns in Children and Adults: Initial Stabilization and Management.
  12. Cervico-fascial cutaneous fistula Case Report and Review of the Literature: Miami Children’s Hospital- 2/2015. Submitted to Journal of Pediatric Surgery 4/2015.
  13. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Situs Inversus Totalis with Post-ERCP pancreatitis- Case Report 6/2014.
  14. Morgagni Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia in an Elderly Pt- Case Report/Presentation 2013.
  15. Minimal Traumatic Brain Injury in a Mouse Model of Multiple Concussions: Effects on Cortical Dendritic Spines: Preliminary Findings- Published in Cell Transplantation 2009.
  16. Hippocampal dendritic branching and spine changes precede ß-amyloid plaque formation in the young ArcAß transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer’s Disease- Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience 2008, Washington D.C.
  17. Neurostructural Consequences of Developmental Exposure to Moderate Doses of Cannabinoids in a Rat Model - presented at the American Society for Neural Transplantation and Repair, Clearwater, FL 2008- Published in International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience 2008.
  18. Minimal Traumatic Brain Injury in a Mouse Model of Multiple Concussions: Effects of Cortical Dendritic Spines - Presented at the Meeting of the American Society for Neural Transplantation and Repair, Clearwater Beach, Florida, 2009.
  19. Sigmoid Volvulus and Case Presentation in 41 y/o F w/ abdominal pain, nausea, and non-bloody diarrhea. November 2011 Trauma/ General Surgery Service at Memorial Regional Hospital.

Awards and Honors

  1. Surgeon Achievement Annual Award presented by the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons 1st Place Winner 10/2018.
  2. 79th Annual International College of Surgeons 1st Place Podium Winner: MET Skin Graft- 6/2017
  3. American College of Osteopathic Surgeons Annual Clinical Assembly 2016 Podium Presenter 1st place winner- New Technique: Minced Edge Transposition Graft- 09/2016
  4. American College of Osteopathic Surgeons Annual Clinical Assembly 2016 Poster Presenter: New Technique: Minced Edge Transposition Graft- 09/2016
  5. American College of Osteopathic Surgeons Annual Clinical Assembly 2015 Podium Presenter 1st place winner- New Technique: Acute Minced Expansion Graft for the Traumatic Wound- 10/2015
  6. American College of Osteopathic Surgeons Annual Clinical Assembly 2015 2nd Place Winner Scientific Forum Poster Presenter- New Technique: Acute Minced Expansion Graft for the Traumatic Wound- 10/2015
  7. American College of Osteopathic Surgeons Annual Clinical Assembly Scientific Forum Poster Presenter Selection: Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve: A Community Hospital’s Experience- 10/2015
  8. Florida Committee on Trauma Podium Presenter Selection: Not as Futile as We Think: Age Adjusted Outcomes After Craniotomy for T.B.I. in the Elderly- 10/2015
  9. 11th Annual Academic Surgical Congress Paper selected for Presentation: Not as Futile as We Think: Age Adjusted Outcomes After Craniotomy for T.B.I. in the Elderly- 2/2016
  10. Health Professions Division 2015 CEME Student/Intern/Resident/Fellow Scientific Research Poster Competition at Nova Southeastern University: Acute Minced Expansion Graft Technique for the Traumatic Wound- 11/2015
  11. American College of Osteopathic Surgeons Annual Clinical Assembly Scientific Forum Poster Presenter Selection: Morgagni Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia in an Elderly Pt- 9/2014
  12. 111th Annual FOMA Convention Research Poster Competition 1st Place Case Study: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Situs Inversus Totalis with Post-ERCP pancreatitis
  13. Health Professions Division 2013 CEME Student/Intern/Resident/Fellow Scientific Research Poster Competition at Nova Southeastern University 2nd Place Winner - Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Situs Inversus Totalis with Post-ERCP pancreatitis
  14. Most Outstanding Thesis in Honors College Graduating Class of 2009: selected to be published at University of South Florida-Effects of mTBI and the Layer V Pyramidal Cells-2009
  15. Most Outstanding Presenter at USF Health Science Convention: Cannabinoid Agonist effects on Pre-Natal mice-2008