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Los Angeles, California is known as “The City of Angels,” as the name literally means “the angels” in Spanish. The settlement that became Los Angeles was established in 1781 by a group of 44 people from Mexico. It was originally named “El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles de Rio de Porciúncula,” which translates in English to “The Town of Our Lady the Queen of the Angels of Porciúncula.” The name was later shortened for obvious reasons.

Today, within the city limit the population nears 4 million, and Los Angeles is the second most populous city in the U.S., exceeded only by New York City. The City of Angels is the home to Hollywood, a major center for world entertainment, and the cultural, financial and commercial center of Southern California. Among numerous other attractions, visitors to the Los Angeles area can visit attractions such as Disneyland, Universal Studios, the Griffith Observatory, and the legendary Hollywood Boulevard and Hollywood sign.

Top Colorectal Surgeon in Los Angeles

Zuri A. Murrell, M.D. serves the greater Los Angeles area. He is a board-certified colorectal surgeon whose practice is focused on minimally-invasive surgical procedures.

Dr. Murrell’s technical skills, surgical excellence, and impressive results have earned him a reputation as a leader in colorectal surgery and hemorrhoid treatment. He has been featured in Los Angeles Magazine after winning the prestigious Top Doctor Award in 2015 and 2016, as voted by his peers.

Dr. Murrell has been featured on the Hallmark Channel to discuss treatment and prevention of hemorrhoids. As Director of the Colorectal Cancer Center at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, he is imminently qualified to diagnose and treat conditions related to colon and rectal functions.

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