Dr. Eduardo Tovar, MD

Dr. Eduardo Tovar, MD

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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)
  • MultiPlan

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Tovar's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
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 Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Tetralogy of Fallot
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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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...Read 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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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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