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Dr. Chavoshan, Program Director, was born and raised in Tehran. He moved to the US as a teenager and completed...Read more

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Dr. Chavoshan, Program Director, was born and raised in Tehran. He moved to the US as a teenager and completed high school in Colorado Springs. He went to college in Orange County, first at Golden West College and subsequently at University of California, Irvine. Dr. Chavoshan obtained his medical degree from University of California, San Diego. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, where he stayed on as postdoctoral research fellow in cardiovascular physiology. He went on to complete a combined pulmonary disease and critical care medicine fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (HUMC), as part of which he spent a significant amount of time at St Mary Medical Center's ICU. He also has completed further postgraduate training in aviation medicine at University of Otago, Wellington Medical School New Zealand. Dr. Chavoshan is currently certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in internal medicine, critical care medicine, pulmonary disease, and sleep medicine.

After completion of his clinical training, Dr. Chavoshan went on to clinical teaching in New Zealand and the Middle East. Having returned to California, he joined the faculty at University of California, Los Angeles, with both clinical teaching and administrative duties initially at HUMC and more recently at SMMC.

Dr. Chavoshan's primary interests are clinical teaching and translational research in COPD skeletal muscle dysfunction. His non-medical interests are travel, history of commercial aviation, and political history of the post-World War II era.

Dr. Chavoshan says...

  • Internal Medicine: Critical Care Medicine, Hospital Medicine/Hospitalist, Sleep Medicine, Pulmonology
  • Clinical Interests: Skeletal Muscle; Nitric Oxide Synthase

Dr. Chavoshan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Sleep Medicine
  •  Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Sleep Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Cough
  • Fungal Infections
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


  • Medical School
    Univ Of Ca

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    U Tex Southwestern
  • Residency Hospital
    U Tex Southwestern
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Los Angeles County Harbor-Ucla Medical Center

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

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  • Sleep Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis