Brooks V. Udelsman, MD

Thoracic Surgery, Foregut Surgery
Accepting New Patients


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1450 San Pablo St. HC4 - Suite 6200 Ste 6200, Los Angeles, CA 90033

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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125 W. Huntington Drive Building A - Suite A200 , Arcadia, CA 91007

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About Brooks V. Udelsman, MD
Brooks Udelsman, MD, MHS, is a thoracic surgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in treating malignant and benign conditions affecting the chest, esophagus, stomach and lungs. He is highly skilled in advanced surgical techniques, including robotic-assisted surgery, to ensure the best outcomes possible. When patients come to see Dr. Udelsman, they can expect treatment that is tailored to their individual needs and values.

Dr. Udelsman’s research interests include developing ways to improve the delivery of health services. He is also focused on advancing surgical palliative care, and his work has been supported by nationally competitive funding. Dr. Udelsman has co-authored dozens of peer-reviewed articles and is often invited to present his research at national conferences.

In addition to his clinical practice and research endeavors, Dr. Udelsman serves as an assistant professor of clinical surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He is also involved in professional organizations, including the American College of Surgeons and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
“I believe in a patient-focused approach, and I am committed to ensuring that my patients are heard and respected.”


  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Foregut Surgery
Areas of Focus

Foregut surgery

Malignant and benign diseases of the chest and foregut

Lung cancer

Esophageal cancer

Mediastinal masses including thymoma

Repair of hiatal hernias

Academic Title
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Insurances Accepted

Note: Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted.

Benefits among health plans and employers vary. Please contact your health plan to verify benefits and network providers for specific products. It is important to note that not all of our providers participate in all of a health plan's products or networks.

  • Aetna
  • Watchtower
  • Medicare
  • Health Net
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Interplan
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Marian Health Services
  • MultiPlan
  • First Health
  • NEXT
  • Pacificare
  • GEHA
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • Brand New Day
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • United Healthcare
  • USC Network

Ratings and Reviews

  • Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
  • Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Provider Showed Respect
  • Provider Listened Carefully
  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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