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Dr. Ron Chitayat received both his undergraduate and MD degree from Mcgill University in Montreal, Canada. He went on to complete his residency in Internal Medicine at Staten Island Hospital as well as a Gastroenterology fellowship at Royal Victoria Hospital at McGill. Dr. Chitayat is an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA and practices at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. Previously, he served as the GI Director at West Hills Hospital from 2007-2013 and served as Chief of Staff at West Hills Hospital from 2012 through 2015. Prior to that, he served as Chief of Staff and Chief of Medicine at West Valley Hospital Medical Center. Additionally, he is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association and the Southern California Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Treatment Philosophy
Dr. Chitayat seeks to provide complete gastrointestinal care to his patients in a caring and respectful manner. He believes in treating the patient as a whole while educating them about their condition and treatment options. He specializes in treating diseases affecting the gastrointestinal (digestive) tract, including Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Barrett’s Esophagus, Celiac Disease, and Gastritis.
Specialties and Services
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (Colonoscopy, Upper Endoscopy, Capsule Endoscopy)
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography (ERCP)
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Online Video Visits
Online Video Visits
Dr. Ron Chitayat is able to offer online tele-health services for patients who want to see or speak to the provider from the comfort of their home. Please contact our office at 818.992.8505 to schedule an appointment.
  • English
Education & Training
  • Fellowship: Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal
  • Residency: Staten Island Hospital
  • MD: McGill University in Montreal, Canada
Professional Affiliations
  • American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
  • Southern California Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American College of Gastroenterology
West Hills – Offices of Dr. Arimie & Dr. Chitayat 7320 Woodlake Ave., Suite 260 West Hills, CA 91307 Phone: (818) 992-8505 Fax: (818) 889-0971