Dr. Ali Gheissari, MD

Dr. Ali Gheissari, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
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

Contact Information

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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gheissari performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Gheissari's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

65  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • 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 Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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61  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gheissari has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gheissari's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gheissari to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Gheissari's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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...more
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