General Surgery

General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland


Orthopaedic surgery or orthopaedics (sometimes spelled orthopedic surgery and orthopedics) is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system.


Gynecological surgery refers to surgery on the female reproductive system. Gynecological surgery is usually performed by gynecologists. It includes procedures for benign conditions, cancer, infertility, and incontinence.

Robotic Program

Robotic surgery is a new revolutionary method to perform surgery using very small tools attached to a robotic arm. The surgeon controls the robotic arm with a computer.

Meet Our Medical Director,
Howard S. Kaufman, MD

Doctor Howard Kaufman has passionately pursued efforts to reduce the effects of surgical trauma on his patients throughout his career. Through the early adoption of new technologies, advancements in multidisciplinary care, and leadership positions in patient safety and quality initiatives he was able to achieve this goal.

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Avalon is a state-of-the-art surgery center in the heart of Glendale, CA.

We specialize in a variety of procedures in outpatient surgery including the new and revolutionary advanced robotic surgery!
Our Specialties
The specialty physicians at Avalon Surgery center are selected for their excellence in medicine. Our award winning physicians are ready to guide you through a journey to a better and healthier you.
The mission at Avalon Surgery Center is to treat each patient with the utmost respect and excellence in medicine. The experience each patient gets is incomparable and it is in order to provide the best care.
Our surgical staff, physicians and equipment at the Avalon Surgery Center are top of the line. We’ve spared no expense in order to accommodate each patient surgical procedure and expect the best outcome.
Can’t say enough good things about Avalon Surgery Center. The staff is great and we would like to thank the doctors and nurses. Excellent experience!
Very organized center with a great staff. Very good communication skills! Extra kudos to Melanie and Cheyenne!
The staff was outstanding during my visit. Everyone was helpful, professional, friendly, and respectful. I would recommend this facility.

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