Armand Dorian

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Armand Dorian
Nationality United States of America
Ethnicity Armenian

Armand Dorian is an Armenian-American Emergency physician, Medical Consultant and CEO. Dorian is best known for his role as a Host/Medical Consultant on the popular Spike TV show Deadliest Warrior. He is also known for his role as himself on Untold Stories of the ER and Diagnosis X. He currently lives in Los Angeles, California and works as Chief of Development/Treasurer, Emergency Department Director, and Attending Physician at Verdugo Hills Hospital.


Armand Dorian was born and raised in Los Angeles, California a first generation Armenian-American. He was the valedictorian of his class, graduating cum laude in Biology with an emphasis in Philosophy from UCLA.[1] He has done research and published in human genomics and tropical biology.[1] He received his MD from the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, which is renowned for its progressive medical curriculum and integration of Alternative and Holistic medicine.[2] He continued residency training at the prestigious UCLA Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Upon graduation and receipt of his Board Certification, he joined the staff at both UCLA/Westwood and UCLA/Olive View hospitals and became a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He became the Director of the Emergency Department at Verdugo Hills Hospital and then climbed the hospital hierarchy and was appointed to the position of Chief of Development and Treasurer.[3][4]


Dorian has developed a functional drink called DOX Cardio Water. The drink harnesses the antioxidant, resveratrol, found in red wine.

Dorian runs the first chain of retail clinics in California called Fastercare. He also serves as the Medical Director of Superior Home Health Services Inc., which helps patients gain their independence and has won an Home Care Elite Award two years in a row.


Dorian is perhaps best known as co-host and medical consultant for the Spike network’s number one-rated show Deadliest Warrior for the show's three seasons, where he analyzes the hypothetical trauma of the weapons' damage.

Dorian has acted in a television series where he played himself on The Learning Channel on the show Untold Stories of the ER for 3 seasons. He has also guest-starred on the medical drama Three Rivers. He was an actor/expert for the show The Seven Signs of the Apocalypse on the History Channel. He also acted and consulted on Diagnosis X.

Dorian worked as the medical consultant for Grey’s Anatomy, Days of Our Lives, ER, Hawthorne as well as Diagnosis X.


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