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Abbas Ardehali, MD

UCLA Physician Abbas Ardehali, MD specializes in Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Transplant Surgery.
Specialty
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Transplant Surgery
Gender
Male
Language Spoken
English, Farsi
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
State License Number
G62746
Contact
(310) 825-5841 Patient information and referral
Fax Number
(310) 206-3506
Voted Best Doctor
Voted Super Doctor
PRACTICE LOCATION
UCLA Cardiothoracic Surgery
10833 Le Conte Ave 62-186 CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095
MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 1998, 2007
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1989
EDUCATION
Fellowship
Cardiology, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 1989 - 1990
Residency
Surgery/Thoracic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1995 - 1997
Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1991 - 1995
Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 1987 - 1989
Internship
Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1990 - 1991
Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 1986 - 1987
Medical Degree
MD, Emory University School of Medicine, 1986
CLINICAL INTEREST
Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Root Repair, Aortic Valve Surgery, Assist Devices, Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Septal Defect Repair, Chest Malignancies, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Heart, Heart Lung Transplant, Heart Transplant, Lung, Lung Cancer & Chest Malignancies, Lung Nodule, Lung Transplant, Maze Procedure (for atrial fibrillation), Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy, Mediastinal Tumor, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Mitral Valve Surgery, Myasthenia Gravis, Pericardial Window, Pericardiectomy, Pneumothorax, Robotic Surgery, Sarcoma, Thoracic Cancer, Thoracic Oncology, Thoracoscopy, Thymoma, Thymus, Tricuspid Valve Surgery, Ventricular Anuerysms Repair, Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
AFFILIATION
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MORE INFORMATION
Research Interest
  • Improvement in Adult Cardiac Surgery Outcomes
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy/Chronic Rejection in Transplantation
  • Reperfusion Injury in Heart and Lung Transplantation
Additional Information
  • Professor of Surgery and Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • William E. Conner Chair in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
  • Director, UCLA Heart, Lung, and Heart-Lung Transplant Programs
  • Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery, GLA VA Healthcare System
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