Dr. Ali Gheissari, MD

Dr. Ali Gheissari, MD

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Age 60
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Dr. Ali Gheissari, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1983 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, general surgery, and more.

1245 Wilshire Blvd Ste 606

Los Angeles, CA 90017

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Gheissari's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gheissari treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Gheissari treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gheissari treats Heart Disease more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Gheissari treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Vascular Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gheissari treats Vascular Disease more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Gheissari treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Gheissari's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ali Gheissari, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1983 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, general surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • Columbia Presbytarian Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Hahnemann University
    Residency Hospital
  • Hahnemann University
    Internship Hospital
  • 1983
    University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School
    1983

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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I was med-evac from Guam to CA in Oct. 2012 and needed an open heart surgery for an aortic valve replacement. Dr. Gheissari and his team did an outstanding job! He also gave me a heart pillow and drew a picture of where the valve was located and signed it. Thank you Dr. Gheissari!!!!
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Very grateful for an amazing professionalism and incredible skills. Dr. Gheissari saved my fathers life by performing two complicated surgeries on the same day. Great personality and caring attitude towards his patients.
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i was running errands one afternoon when I experienced severe chest pain and shortness of breath. I checked into an Emergency Room in downtown LA at Good Samaritan Hospital. Less than4 hours later I was being wheeled into the operating room for open heart surgery. Dr. GhessairI did an amazing job...Read More
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