Dr. Ali Khoynezhad, MD
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Dr. Ali Khoynezhad, MD


Cardiac Surgery | Male

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I truly care about my patients and their families, and spend much time before the operation to explain the nature of the disease and the surgical/procedural options. After the operation, I spend time as coach and cheerleader to advance you through the postoperative period. I treat patients in one of the largest and best-equipped hospitals in the country, and have a terrific complementary team of nurses, therapist, heart specialists, anesthesiologists & ICU doctors. We will take good care of you!

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Dr. Ali Khoynezhad, MD is a cardiac surgery doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Khoynezhad is affiliated with Cedars - Sinai Medical Center.

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    in Pocatello, ID |
    I feel very fortunate to have found Dr. Ali Khoynezhad and the very skilled staff at Cedars-Sinai Hospital. Although there is nothing overly pleasant about having open heart surgery, I can say that Dr. Khoynezhad and the Hospital Staff involved did everything in their power (from start to finish) to make it as good for me as they possibly could. They not only saved my life but also saved the quality of life that I had prior to my entering their hospital for surgery.
    in Towoomba Australia |
    Dr Khoynezhad operated on my son in September 2015. What a wonderful and caring man. I travelled from Australia to LA to help my son recover and was just amazed at the care that was given by himself and the hospital.
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    Dr. Khoynezhad's Care Philosophy

    I truly care about my patients and their families, and spend much time before the operation to explain the nature of the disease and the surgical/procedural options. After the operation, I spend time as coach and cheerleader to advance you through the postoperative period. I treat patients in one of the largest and best-equipped hospitals in the country, and have a terrific complementary team of nurses, therapist, heart specialists, anesthesiologists & ICU doctors. We will take good care of you!

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    •  Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
    •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
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    •  No board actions found

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

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Abnormal Heart Beat
    • Achalasia
    • Aneurysm
    • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aorta-Pulmonary Artery Fistula
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal
    • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic
    • Aortic Arch Anomaly
    • Aortic Arch Anomaly - Peculiar Facies - Mental Retardation
    • Aortic Arch Interruption
    • Aortic Dilatation - Joint Hypermobility - Arterial Tortuosity
    • Aortic Dilation
    • Aortic Diseases
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Supravalvular Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Aortoenteric Fistula
    • Arrhythmias
    • Arterial Insufficiency
    • Arterial Occlusive Disease
    • Arterial Occlusive Disease, Progressive - Hypertension - Heart Defects - Bone Fragility - Brachysyndactyly
    • Arterial Tortuosity Syndrome
    • Arteriosclerosis
    • Arteriosclerosis Obliterans
    • Arteriovenous Fistula
    • Arteriovenous Malformation
    • Arteritis
    • Artery Disorders
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Bacterial Endocarditis
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Benign Tumor
    • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
    • Cancer
    • Cardiac Sources of Embolism
    • Cardiac Tamponade
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo
    • Cardiopulmonary Conditions
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Coarctation of Aorta, Dominant
    • Coarctation of the Aorta
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Cardiovascular Malformations
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congenital Malformation
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
    • Coronary Artery Calcification
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
    • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
    • Coronary Artery Dissection
    • Coronary Artery Fistula
    • Coronary Atherosclerosis
    • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 1
    • Dissecting Aneurysm
    • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
    • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Cardiac Valvular Form
    • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Type 4
    • Endocarditis
    • Endovascular Disorders
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Block
    • Heart Block Progressive, Familial
    • Heart Blood Vessel Blockage
    • Heart Cancer
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Disease in Women
    • Heart Injuries
    • Heart Murmur
    • Heart Palpitations
    • Heart Transplant Rejection
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Heart Valve Diseases
    • Hypertension, Coarctation of the Aorta-Induced
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Loeys-Dietz Syndrome
    • Lung Cancer
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Marfan Syndrome, Type 2
    • Marfan-Like Syndrome
    • Marfan-Like Syndrome, Boileau Type
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Prolapse
    • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Familial, Autosomal Dominant
    • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Familial, X-Linked
    • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Myxomatous 1
    • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Myxomatous 2
    • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Myxomatous 3
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
    • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
    • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pericardial Effusion
    • Pericardial Mesothelioma
    • Pericarditis
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Ruptured Aneurysm
    • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
    • Septal Defect
    • Symptoms, Heart
    • Takayasu's Arteritis
    • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
    • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Thrombosis
    • Valvular Regurgitation
    • Valvular Stenosis
    • Vascular Disease


    • Medical School
      University Of Cologne

      Graduated in 1996

    • Internship Hospital
      Wake Forest University
    • Residency Hospital
      Charite University Medical Center

      Completed in 1998

      Montefiore Medical Center

      Completed in 2005

      North Shore University Hospital

      Completed in 2003

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Montefiore Medical Center
      UCLA Medical Center

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Farsi
    • German
    • Spanish

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    • Cardiac Surgery
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery
    • General Surgery
    • Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Aneurysm Stenting
    • Aneurysm Surgery
    • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Aortic Aneurysm Stent Grafting
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Aortic Valve Replacement
    • Aortic Valve Surgery
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Balloon Angioplasty
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Surgery in the Elderly
    • Cardiovascular Intervention
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Defibrillator Implantation
    • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
    • Endovascular Procedure
    • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
    • Endovascular Stent Grafting
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Heart Surgery
    • Heart Transplant
    • Heart Valve Replacement
    • Heart Valve Surgery
    • Hernia Repair
    • Impella Device
    • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lung Transplant
    • Maze Procedure
    • Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
    • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
    • Mitral Valve Surgery
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Revascularization Surgery
    • Off-Pump Coronary Surgery
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Pacemaker Monitoring
    • Pacemaker Therapy for Heart Failure
    • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
    • Percutaneous Management of Valvular Heart Disease
    • Percutaneous Procedures
    • Peripheral Angioplasty
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Peripheral Vascular Intervention
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Stent Grafting
    • Stenting
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Procedure
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
    • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Procedure
    • Vascular Stenting
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy