Abraham Avi Nisim, MD

DEPARTMENT - Surgery General
LANGUAGES - English, Hebrew, Spanish

Education & Professional Highlights

Saint George’s University

School Of Medicine


Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Research & Publications

Industry Relationships


Nisim Surgical
500 Old River Road, Suite 185
Bakersfield, CA 93311

Other Information


Dr. Abraham Avi Nisim completed his General Surgery Residency at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Subsequently, he was trained in Minimally Invasive Surgery with a focus in Colorectal Surgery at the University of California, Irvine.

As a General Surgeon, his practice includes the full spectrum of general surgical care. His clinical interests include diagnosis and surgical intervention of digestive abnormalities and diseases. He strongly believes that successful surgical outcomes are optimized through proper nutrition, as well as physical mental and spiritual health. Dr. Nisim has conducted extensive clinical and basic research and has published his findings in numerous medical and scientific journals. Since arriving to Bakersfield, Kern County, Dr. Nisim became professionally familiar with the community and its needs by being previously employed by both Kaiser Permanente and Adventist Health Physicians Network.

Born in Israel, Dr. Nisim resided in both New York and New Jersey before settling down in Southern California. He relocated, along with his family, to Bakersfield where he sought to enjoy the small-town family-oriented way of life, while having the opportunity to access nearby coastal and mountain communities. On his days off, Dr. Nisim spends his time engaged in his son\’s sports activities. He also enjoys saltwater sportfishing along the California coastline.

Dr. Nisim is multilingual with fluency in English, Spanish and Hebrew.