James E. Camel, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.S.

Dr. CamelDr. Camel earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Illinois School of Medicine with Honors in 1988. After graduating with James Scholar Honors from medical school he then completed residencies in general surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and the University of Southern California/ Los Angeles County Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He also completed a fellowship in pediatric surgery at the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles. Dr. Camel currently serves as Chief of Surgery at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA, and has been active in multiple hospital committees. Dr. Camel has published multiple scientific papers in well known medical journals and has presented his research at national medical conferences. He has a special interest in advanced laparoscopic, endocrine, cancer, neck, breast, colon, and rectal surgery.


University of Illinois
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 1983
Bachelor of Science, Physiology, 1983
   • Honors with distinction
Master of Science, Biology/Anatomy, 1984
Urbana, IL

University of Illinois School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine, 1988
   • James Scholar Honors
Chicago, IL


Baylor College of Medicine
General Surgery, 1988-1989
Houston, TX


Baylor College of Medicine
General Surgery, 1989-1991
Houston, TX

L.A. County / USC Medical Center
General Surgery, 1992-1995
Los Angeles, CA


L.A. Children's Hospital
Pediatric Surgery, 1991-1992
Los Angeles, CA,


American Board of Surgery
   • Certified, General Surgery, 1999
Fellow, American College of Surgeons


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