Dr. Afshin Ehsan, MD

Dr. Afshin Ehsan, MD

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Age 51
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Dr. Afshin Ehsan, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1994 and specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

2 Dudley St Ste 360

Providence, RI 02905

Contact Information

(401) 274-7546

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Ehsan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ehsan treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Ehsan treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ehsan performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Ehsan performs this procedure more than 73% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ehsan performs Lung Surgery more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Ehsan performs this procedure more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Ehsan's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Dilatation - Joint Hypermobility - Arterial Tortuosity
Aortic Dilation
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Supravalvular Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arterial Aneurysm Surgery
Arterial Graft
Arterial Occlusive Disease
Arterial Occlusive Disease, Progressive - Hypertension - Heart Defects - Bone Fragility - Brachysyndactyly
Arteriosclerosis
Atherosclerotic Coronary Stenosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Myxoma
Atrial Septal Defect
Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Bacterial Endocarditis
Bacterial Pericarditis
Benign Tumor
Blood Sugar Monitoring
Cancer
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Defects
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Procedure
Cardiac Sources of Embolism
Cardiac Surgery in the Elderly
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, Familial Dilated
Cardiopulmonary Conditions
Cardiovascular Disease
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Cor Pulmonale
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Calcification
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Artery Revascularization
Coronary Artery Revascularization Using Arterial Conduits
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dissecting Aneurysm
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Heart Valve Replacement
Heart Valve Surgery
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Maze Procedure
Mechanical Circulatory Support System
Minimal Access Surgery
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Mini-Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Myocardial Revascularization
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Revascularization Surgery
Off-Pump Coronary Surgery
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Percutaneous Management of Valvular Heart Disease
Pericardial Disease
Pericardiocentesis
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Radiofrequency Ablation
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Re-Operative Surgery
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Revascularization
Rheumatic Diseases
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Surgical Procedures
Symptoms, Heart
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracic Transplantation
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Ventricular Restoration
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

To provide the best care that meets the individual need of each patient.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 2004
    Brigham & Women's Hosp-Harvard Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital
    2004
  • 2002
    University Of California San Diego Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2002
  • 2000
    Brigham and Women's Hosp-Harvard Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital
    2000
  • 1995
    University Of California San Diego Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1995
  • 1994
    Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School
    1994
  • 1990
    University of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School
    1990

Languages

  • Farsi
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society, 1993

Media & Publications

  • Tufts Medical Center Ad Campaign,

Dr. Ehsan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ehsan

4.7

Based on 12 reviews

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After my initial consultation with Dr. Ehsan, I felt confident having him perform my triple bypass surgery. My post surgery and recovery validated my confidence in Dr. Ehsan.
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I was in need of an aortic valve replacement last spring. My cardiologist recommended Dr. Ehsan and he did not disappoint. He was extremely professional yet warm and caring. Not only did the surgery go extremely well but he was very specific and detailed when answering all of my questions or...Read More
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i had to have a triple bypass,this man was assigned to me as i came out of the emergency room.he didnt miss a day from coming in to see me as i awaited my surgery. every morning he paid me a visit,carrying his can of coke a cola.. looked over my issues. always asked ...Read More
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Dr. Ehsan was clear and candid in discussing the benefits and risks of heart of surgery with my wife and me. And he rearranged his schedule in order to accommodate some overseas travel we had previously committed to doing. He was available each day in the hospital after surgery to answer questions....Read More
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Dr EHSAN REPAIRED MY MOMS HEARTJUST THIS WEEK. She had a Triple By Pass and it was a sucess! She was up in the chair the next day and has steadily been recovering very well. He is a very nice person and an excellent surgeon. The Girard family
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Locations

University Cardiovascular Surgical Associates, Inc.

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice PPO
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
Prime
Standard
Tricare PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

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