Pooya I. Bokhoor, MD
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Pooya I. Bokhoor, MD

  • Interventional Cardiology
Average rating: 5.0
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Santa Monica Cardiology | 2020 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 220, Santa Monica, CA 90404

About

Dr. Pooya Bokhoor is a general and interventional cardiologist who practices in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology and nuclear cardiology, and sees patients in both the clinic and the hospital.

Dr. Bokhoor’s clinical interests include preventive cardiology, coronary artery disease, percutaneous coronary interventions/stenting, peripheral vascular disease, valvular heart disease, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, patent foramen oval (PFO), stress-induced cardiomyopathy, myocardial infarction, cholesterol disorders and diet and lifestyle modification to treat heart disease.

Dr. Bokhoor received his medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, where he graduated at the top of his class and was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed his internship and internal medicine residency training at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, where he received multiple teaching awards. He continued his training at UCLA with a fellowship in cardiovascular disease, and was named Chief Cardiology Fellow. He then completed additional training in interventional cardiology at UCLA, focusing on percutaneous coronary interventions, peripheral vascular interventions and transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Bokhoor has completed research and published manuscripts on coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction, percutaneous coronary interventions, patent foramen oval and obstructive sleep apnea.

Languages

English

Education

Medical Board Certifications

Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2015
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2011

Fellowships

Interventional Cardiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2016
Cardiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2015

Residency

Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 2011

Internship

Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 2009

Degree

MD, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, 2008

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Research

Interests

  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Percutaneous Coronary Interventions
  • Preventative Cardiology
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Stress- Induced (Takotsubo) Cardiomyopathy

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare

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