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Deanna Attai, MD

General Surgeon

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Conditions Treated Lung Cancer Ovarian Cancer Peritoneal Mesothelioma Pleural Mesothelioma Testicular Mesothelioma

  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Deanna Attai is a recognized general surgeon in Burbank, California. She received her medical diploma from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1990. (Prior to that, she received another training at Vassar College in 1986). After getting her medical degree, she did an internship in general surgery at Georgetown University Hospital, between 1990 and 1991. Dr. Attai completed her medical education with a residency in general surgery at Georgetown University Medical Center, between 1991 and 1995. She is certified by the American Board in surgery. This doctor works at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center and at Breast Care/ Cancer Care. She also serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles. She has published a huge number of articles in cooperation with other doctors. She was awarded 12 honors: MD – Cum Laude in 1990, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society in 1990, Chief Resident Teaching Award in 1995, Top Doctors Southern California in 2012, America's Top Doctors for Cancer in 2013, Top Doctors LA Area in 2013, America’s Top Doctors in 2014, Super Doctor in 2015 and 2016, ACS Fellow in 2012 and CMS Stage 1 EHR in 2013. She has published a huge number of articles in collaboration with other doctors. She is a member of the following medical organizations: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Breast Surgeons and American College of Surgeons.

  • Education & Training


    Georgetown University

    Medical School


    Georgetown University Hospital



    Georgetown University Hospital


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (818) 843-5111

    501 S Buena Vista St

    Burbank, California 91505

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Deanna Attai has contributed to 3 publications.

    Disease-Specific Hashtags for Online Communication About Cancer Care.

    Katz, M. S.,Utengen, A.,Anderson, P. F.,Thompson, M. A.,Attai, D. J.,Johnston, C.,Dizon, D. S.; JAMA Oncol. 2015 Nov 06.

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    A novel ultrasound-guided electrosurgical loop device for intra-operative excision of breast lesions; an improvement in surgical technique.

    Fine, R.E., Schwalke, M.A., Pellicane, J.V., Attai, D.J.; Am J Surg. 2009-08-01.

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    Stage II and III-A non-small cell cancer of the lung: results of surgical resection at Fairfax Hospital.

    Kiernan, P. D., Sheridan, M., Byrne, W. D., Fulcher, T., Attai, D., Seigel, L., Hull, M.; Va Med Q. 1994.

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