Dr. Eduardo Tovar, MD
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Dr. Eduardo Tovar, MD

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Critical Care Surgery | Male

PIH Health Physicians 12462 Putnam St Ste 200, Whittier, CA 90602 Get Directions
(562) 789-5489

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Dr. Tovar specializes in Critical Care Surgery and practices in Whittier, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Tovar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Whittier, CA |
Dr Tovar is an excellent surgeon. His staff is wonderful and very knowledgeable. He is in the perfect field of medicine.
in Azusa ca |
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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      •  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

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      • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

      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
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • 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
      • Pulmonary Embolism
      • Pulmonary Valve Disease
      • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
      • Septal Defect
      • Thrombosis
      • Thymomas
      • Vascular Disease

      Education

      • Medical School
        Autonomous National University Of Mexico / Faculty Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1978

      • Residency Hospital
        Brooklyn Hospital

        Completed in 1985

        SUNY Downstate Med Center

        Completed in 1987

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish

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      Specialties

      • Critical Care Surgery
      • Cardiac Surgery

      Procedures Performed

      • Aortic Valve Surgery
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
      • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
      • Decortication and Pleurectomy
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Defect Repair
      • Heart Surgery
      • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Lobectomy, Open
      • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Maze Procedure
      • Mitral Valve Surgery
      • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
      • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
      • Segmentectomy, Open
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
      • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy