Dr. Farshad Malekmehr, MD

Dr. Farshad Malekmehr, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Farshad Malekmehr, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Sherman Oaks, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

5000 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 200

Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Malekmehr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Malekmehr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

4  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

56  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency


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47  Procedures


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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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Wayne St University Detroit M C
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Malekmehr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Malekmehr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Malekmehr to family and friends
41 total reviews (20 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Malekmehr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (20)

I highly recommend Dr. Malekmehr for any surgery.
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My father was rushed to the emergency room where it was discovered that he had an aortic aneurysm. We were told that without surgery, he would not survive and that even with surgery, his chances were slim (only 5% chance of survival). Thank G-d, Dr. Malekmehr was called to operate that night! The...more
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Dr Malekmehr is one of the most experienced, focused, and intelligent doctors. He takes great care of his patients and has a wonderful staff. (highly recommended)
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This man saved my life. With only fifteen minutes left of my life, Dr Malekmehr was able to operate, while I was having a heart attack, and performed a four-way by-pass. His follow through was fantastic. This doctor takes great pride in his work, and I will be forever indebted to him. I wish him a...more
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Dr. Malekmehr is kind and gentle. He takes his time with his patients and still runs on time, even with a full waiting room! His staff, Greg and Margarita, are both very good at what they do. The three of them make a perfect team!
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