Dr. Barry Zamost was born and raised in New Jersey. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Boston University. His internship and residency were at the Wadsworth Veterans Hospital in Los Angeles, and his gastroenterology fellowship was completed through the combined UCLA-VA program. He is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Dr. Zamost started his private practice in Long Beach in 1981 and was one of the original founders of Long Beach Gastroenterology Associates in 1983. He is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association, American College of Gastroenterology, Southern California Society of Gastroenterology and Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America.
Dr. Zamost provides personalized care to all patients with gastrointestinal disorders, has extensive experience in endoscopy and colonoscopy, and has been selected for numerous peer nominated “Best Doctors” lists.
Dr. Zamost and wife, Rita, have been married for over 40 years. He enjoys reading, movies, travel, and time with the grandchildren. He is a sports enthusiast, lap and open water swimmer, and enjoys golf