Dr. Alexander Farivar, MD

Dr. Alexander Farivar, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. Alexander Farivar, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

1101 Madison St Ste 850

Seattle, WA 98104

Contact Information

(206) 215-6800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Dr. Farivar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farivar treats Esophageal Diseases more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Farivar treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farivar performs Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Farivar performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Esophageal Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farivar performs Esophageal Surgery more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Farivar performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Farivar's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Esophagostomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alexander Farivar, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Wa
Residency Hospital
University Of Wa
Internship Hospital
1999
Boston University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1999

Awards

Dr. Farivar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Farivar

3.7

Based on 15 reviews

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1 Star
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Amazing Doctor! Worked so hard to give my husband more time. He is 32 and has stage 4 stomach cancer, he was able to remove stomach and give us precious time together. He is the most amazing person I know and our hero!!
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Dr. Farivar is probably one of the most compassionate and understanding doctors I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. Not only did he really listen to me as a patient but he stuck up for me against other doctors. This man is a literal lifesaver!
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I scheduled an appointment with Dr. Farivar for a second opinion before a surgery at another medical facility. A week prior to my appointment, his staff called and told me he needed to reschedule for 3 weeks later. When I asked for more information, they told me that he was delivering a talk on...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Choice Health
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Coop Core
Group Health Cooperative
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Humana
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
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