Dr. Shahbudin Rahimtoola, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 84

1510 San Pablo St Ste 322
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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Dr. Rahimtoola's Experience

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Dr. Rahimtoola's Specialties

  • Cardiology

Procedures Dr. Rahimtoola Performs

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
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LAC + USC Medical Center
2051 Marengo St
Los Angeles, CA 90033

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USC University Hospital Cardlgy
USC University Hospital Cardlgy
1510 San Pablo St Ste 322
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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    Dr. Rahimtoola's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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    • Aneurysm
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Syncope
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Rahimtoola

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Karachi / Dow Medical College
    Graduated in 1956

    Residency Hospital

    Mayo Grad School Med/Mayo Fndn
    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Rahimtoola & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Rahimtoola's Hospital Quality

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Office Locations

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    USC University Hospital Cardlgy
    1510 San Pablo St Ste 322
    Los Angeles, CA 90033
    (323) 442-6130 (Office)
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Tell us about yourself How's this used?
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    18 – 24 years old
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