Dr. Eduardo Tovar, MD

Dr. Eduardo Tovar, MD

Critical Care Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. Eduardo Tovar, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Whittier, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico,Ciudad Universitaria, Facultad De Medicina in 1979 and specializes in critical care surgery and cardiac surgery.

12462 Putnam St Ste 200

Whittier, CA 90602

Contact Information

(562) 789-5489

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Dr. Tovar's Experience

Dr. Tovar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Critical Care Surgery
  • Board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease


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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.


  • Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico,Ciudad Universitaria, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Brooklyn Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • SUNY Downstate Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tovar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tovar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tovar to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tovar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Arrogant Doctor. My dad died after his 2nd lung surgery on my dad for same small cancer. 1st surgery was at 86 years old and a wedge was done. 2nd Surgery was at 88 years old. The 2nd time he took the whole lobe of the lung. Never told us he would have him under anesthesia for 5 hours. We thought...more
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With great respect to Dr. Tovar for saving my brother Ruben's life due to his heart attack. He's recovering very well great. Big thanks to staff and team at the PIH Whittier Hospital. Not to mention he is a very handsome gentleman Amen God bless??????
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Dr Tovar is an excellent surgeon. His staff is wonderful and very knowledgeable. He is in the perfect field of medicine.
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He saved my life!!! I had a emergency dissection of my aorta I am forever greatful for this man amazing soul thank you so much Dr.Tovar !!!
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