Dr. Bahman Falakassa, MD

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Internal Medicine | Male

Dr. Bahman Falakassa, MD

Dr. Bahman Falakassa, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Encino, CA. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Falakassa is affiliated with Pacifica Hospital of the Valley.

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    Patient Comments (2)
    in Los Angeles, CA |
    Darlene T, I had a colonoscopy procedure on 5-10- 16 Dr, didn't give me enough anesthetic injection dose, when I ask him what was going on, he ask some one that was with him to assent in more medication, the person reply that they didn't have any more, so the DR ask him to go the to pharmacy to get the meditation that they need, the person replay ,that they do not carry our brand, I was in so much pain, feeling death, praying to live, later the Dr ,and the two person in the room was gone
    in Los Angeles, CA |
    I had an endoscope with this Dr... When given the annistetic injection, it did not work. Rather than giving me another dose, or different medication he stated, "hummm your body must be used to taking drugs..." at that point the object used to keep my mouth open had already been inserted so my ability to respond was taken away.... He than had the nurses hold me down as he performed the procedure while I was wide awake. I then walked out by myself, unassisted after the procedure.
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    Dr. Falakassa's Care Philosophy

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

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
    •  Board certified in Internal Medicine
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Internal Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Anemia
    • Anxiety
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Heart Disease
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Obesity

    Education

    • Medical School
      St George's University

      Graduated in 1981

    • Internship Hospital
      King Drew Med Center

      Completed in 1983

    • Residency Hospital
      King Drew Med Center

      Completed in 1985

    • Fellowship Hospital
      King Drew Med Center

      Completed in 1987

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Internal Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • Allergy Testing
    • Allergy Treatment
    • Pap Smear
    • Physical Examination
    • Urinalysis
    • Vaccination