Liza M. Capiendo, MD

Colorectal Surgery

Liza Capiendo, MD is an attending surgeon in the Cedars-Sinai Colorectal Cancer Center at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, the Anorectal Disorders Program and the Department of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Her main clinical and research interests are laparoscopic colorectal surgery, pelvic floor disorders and incontinence.

Dr. Capiendo is board certified in general and colorectal surgery. She has written articles for numerous peer-reviewed publications, including articles entitled, "Radiopharmaceutical Localization in Colon Tumor Xenografts Using Mono and Bispecific Mab Delivery Systems after External Beam Radiation" and "Impact of Urinary Tract Involvement by Locally Recurrent Colorectal Cancer on Postoperative Survival."

Dr. Capiendo received her bachelor's degree from California State University, Sacramento and her medical degree from Loma Linda University. She completed her general surgery residency at Martin Luther King, Jr/Drew Medical Center and her colorectal surgery fellowship at the University of Southern California.