For over 20 years, board-certified colorectal surgeon Dr. Headrick has treated patients in the San Fernando Valley, including Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Calabasas, Agoura Hills, West Hills, Woodland Hills, Encino and Tarzana. He is currently the chief of surgery at Providence Tarzana Hospital and holds admitting privileges at several other hospitals, including West Hills Hospital, Valley Presbyterian Hospital and Providence St. Joseph's Hospital.

Dr. Headrick is a native of Texas, where he graduated from Rice University and obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. He furthered his training by completing his general surgery residency and fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

Since moving to California to establish his practice in colorectal surgery, Dr. Headrick has received many honors, including serving as the president of the Southern California Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery and as the chief of surgery at Valley Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Headrick's work has been published in surgery textbooks as well as in peer-reviewed journals including the prestigious Diseases of the Colon & Rectum.

Medical School
  • University of Texas, Houston Medical School, Houston, TX
  • Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • English
  • Spanish


Valley Colorectal Surgeons
16311 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 505
Encino, CA 91436
(818) 387-8725
(818) 387-8862
Robotic Surgery Program - Providence Tarzana
18321 Clark Street
Tarzana, CA 91356
(818) 881-0800


  • Colon & Rectal Surgery (Proctology) (Board Certified)
Clinical Interests
  • Robotic Assisted Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Anal Fissure
  • Colonoscopy


Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna HMO Plan
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Aetna Senior HMO Plan
  • Anthem Blue Cross Calif. Care HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO/POS/EPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Shield 65 Plus Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield Access + HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield HMO Plus POS
  • Blue Shield PPO/POS/EPO
  • Cigna HMO Plan
  • Cigna PPO/POS/EPO
  • CorVel Health PPO/EPO
  • First Health Network PPO/EPO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) HMO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) PPO, POS
  • Health Net HMO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Health Net Seniority Plus HMO
  • Health Net Silver Network HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medi-Cal Anthem (BC) HMO
  • Medi-Cal Health Net HMO
  • Medi-Cal L.A. Care HMO
  • Medi-Cal/L.A. Care/Care 1st HMO
  • Medicare
  • Medi-Medi (Medicare-Medi-Cal)
  • Motion Picture Health/Writers Guild
  • MultiPlan LTD PPO
  • Private Healthcare System PPO/POS
  • Scan Senior Health Plan HMO
  • Screen Actors Guild Health Plan
  • Secure Horizons POS
  • Secure Horizons Senior/UHC HMO
  • United Healthcare HMO Plan
  • United Healthcare PPO/POS/EPO
Insurance Medical Groups
  • Axminister Medical Group/IPA
  • Facey Medical Group
  • Health Care LA IPA
  • HealthCare Partners Medical Group
  • Lakeside Community Healthcare
  • Providence Care Network
  • Regal Medical Group