Rudolph A. Bedford, MD
For more than 10 years, Dr. Bedford has proven himself as an endoscopic icon in the West Los Angeles medical community. His expertise in pancreatic bilary disease is second to none. He is an experienced interventional endoscopist, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopangcreatography (ERCP) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS).
Dr. Bedford earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the New York Hospital- Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer center. He received additional training at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, completing his gastroenterology fellowship program. In 1992, he studied in the Hospital Advance Fellowship Program for Therapeutic Endoscopy at St. Luke’s Hospital.
Thanks to his extensive professional background, Dr. Bedford is qualified to hold numerous professional and academic appointments. He has experience as President of the Southern California Society of Gastroenterology and Director of Pancreatico-Biliary Services at UCLA.
Dr. Bedford’s extensive training has qualified him to hold many prestigious professional and academic appointments. He has served as President of the Southern California Society of Gastroenterology; as well as the Director of Pancreatico-Biliary Services Department at UCLA. His breadth of knowledge extends beyond academia, evident in his position as a gastroenterology consultant for the Los Angeles Zoo. Dr. Bedford is a scientist by nature and has authored numerous abstracts and peer reviews. Above all professional achievements and accolades, Dr. Bedford regards his family as his greatest reward.