Dr. Farshad Malekmehr, MD

Dr. Farshad Malekmehr, MD

General Surgery | Male | 53 years old

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Dr. Malekmehr specializes in General Surgery and practices in Sherman Oaks, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Malekmehr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Malekmehr to family and friends
based on 31 total surveys (14 with reviews)
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  • Trustworthiness
  • Helpfulness
  • Staff
  • Scheduling
Experience with Dr. Malekmehr
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
Dr. Malekmehr's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes (25)
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in Van Nuys, CA |
What an amazing surgeon with great care for his patient. He sure makes you feel comfortable with his caring personality and his hands are magical in the operating room. I was referred to him by another physician and am very happy with his office staff, himself and his recommendations. May god give him strength to help out as many people as he can for many years to come.
in Los Angeles |
Fantastic doctor with a great staff, they were able to schedule me right away. Dr Malekmehr was very knowledgeable and answered everyour question I had and is very easy to talk to.
in Los Angeles, CA |
I had surgery done recently with Dr. Malekmehr to remove my lung cancer. He removed the cancer, and was an excellent doctor overall. He explained the procedures, was always on time, and always available to reach. He truly cared about my well-being, constantly calling and checking up on me. The surgery itself exceeded my expectations. I had a very quick recovery—out of the hospital in 2 days. There were only barely visible small incisions left behind. Very happy to have chosen this doctor.
Canyon Country, CA |
Dr. Malekmehr is the best surgeon I have ever had. Although he is a busy man, he took the time to explain everything to me. Didn't leave the room until all my questions were answered. Knew I was in good hands when all the nurses said he is the best! Who better to tell you than the nurses who work with him in the O.R.
in Canyon Country, CA |
Dr. Malekmehr came very highly recommended by my other doctors. He is currently treating me for peripheral artery disease. He is extremely competent and has improved the quality of my life. He also shows great compassion and concern for me as his patient.
in Canyon Country, CA |
Dr. Malekmehr is a wonderful Doctor. He has been treating my husband for almost a year, with surgeries & procedures. He has saved my husbands life and giving him a chance at enjoying the rest of his life. Dr. Malekmehr cares for his patient's. I know that first hand! I work with medical professionals, and talk with many Doctors, and only wish the doctors I deal with were half as professional as Dr. Malekmehr. You also know when the hospital staff especially the nurses say what a genius he is !
in Los Angeles, CA |
My grandmother had been examined by 3 different physicians in LA who all said they wouldn't be able to operate on her. Fortunately we took her to Dr. Malekmehr who is extremely caring and personable. We had a great experience with her preop and post operation with great results. My family and I highly recommend Dr. Malekmehr for any arterial thoracic and venus disease. Wish every doctor was as caring and experienced whom actually cared about their patience and not just how much money they makes
in Reseda, CA |
I had vein surgery on both my legs and the swelling has going down along with pain.
in Los Angeles, CA |
Dr. Malakhmer is a liar...This man mis-diagnosed my father and he should not practice medicine. horrible!
Palmdale, CA |
Last Year I could barely walk 1/8 of a mile due to leg pain. Since Dr. Malekmehr operated and unblocked my veins and arteries, I can now walk pain free and have resumed my daily walking. Thank you Dr. Malekmehr
in Sherman Oaks, CA |
I know people don't like reading paragraphs so I'll keep it short. Overall had a great experience with the doctor and the staff. Everyone seems knowledgeable in what they do and make you feel comfortable and at ease!
in Los Angeles, CA |
He is a cover up artist he lies
in Sherman oaks |
I had a vein surgery. After treatment pain and swelling decreased. I will do on other leg. Dr Malekmehr is quick. Greg, ultrasound technician is polite and very professional. Kristina on the front helped me a lot with insurance authorization.
Very professional doesn't spend as much time as I would like but overall had a sucessful surgery with great recovery. Office staff is great!
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  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • 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)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as 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 Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • 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
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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  • Medical School
    G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci

    Graduated in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Wayne St University Detroit M C

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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

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

Why Does Experience Matter?

Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.


Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Malekmehr

Overall Patient Satisfaction Score

Dr. Malekmehr's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Malekmehr

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients