David Z. Schreier, MD, FACS

Robotic Surgeon, General Surgeon located in West Hills, CA and Tarzana, CA


About Dr. Schreier

David Z. Schreier, MD, FACS, is an experienced surgeon with a passion for improving the lives of those who entrust him with their care. He is a partner at Candela and Schreier Surgical Group in West Hills, California. Dr. Schreier offers a wide range of surgical expertise to patients living in Agoura Hills, West Hills, Calabasas, and surrounding San Fernando Valley and Simi Valley area.

Dr. Schreier began his educational journey with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Physiology at the University of California, Davis. He remained in Northern California to obtain his Medical Degree at the UC Davis School of Medicine.

An internship and residency at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center followed, allowing Dr. Schreier to train in an intensive residency program giving him broad experience in complex and unusual cases. He then completed a Clinical Oncology Fellowship at the University of Southern California, Kenneth Norris Cancer Hospital, focusing on breast cancer treatment. During this time, he served as the Assistant Unit Chief of Breast, Soft Tissue Tumor and Endocrine Surgery Service at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center.

During this time, Dr. Schreier also honed his skills performing minimally invasive surgery while teaching residents on the Non-Trauma Emergency call services.

As a cancer survivor himself, Dr. Schreier has unique perspective on both the surgical and medical issues associated with oncologic treatments and intervention. This perspective also allows for an insight into postoperative recovery for all the operations he performs, complex and routine.

Dr. Schreier is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Schreier has held the role of Chief of Surgery at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center, and the Motion Picture and Television Fund Hospital, as well as other positions on the Medical Executive Committee at West Hills.  Dr. Schreier is currently the Chief of Surgery at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center. now known as UCLA West Valley Medical Center

When not working in the practice, Dr. Schreier enjoys traveling, photography, cooking, and spending time with his wife, three children, and his rescued golden retriever, Theodore (Roosevelt).

Through his role as a partner in Candela and Schreier Robotic Surgery, Dr. Schreier is deeply rewarded to play a role in sustaining the health and rapid recovery of so many patients in his community. Remaining on the cutting edge of medicine, at a time when technological innovations are revolutionizing health care, is what keeps him passionate in his practice of the art and science of surgery.

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