Dr. Farshad Malekmehr, MD

Dr. Farshad Malekmehr, MD

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Age 55
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Dr. Farshad Malekmehr, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Sherman Oaks, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences in 1989 and 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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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Malekmehr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Malekmehr performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Malekmehr performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Malekmehr treats Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Malekmehr treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Malekmehr treats Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Malekmehr treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Malekmehr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • 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)
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Paracentesis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Farshad Malekmehr, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Sherman Oaks, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences in 1989 and specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Wayne St University Detroit M C
Residency Hospital
1989
George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
Medical School
1989

Awards

Dr. Malekmehr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Malekmehr

2.9

Based on 41 reviews

5 Stars
43.90243902439025%
(18)
4 Stars
2.4390243902439024%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
7.317073170731708%
(3)
1 Star
46.34146341463415%
(19)

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I had a very good experience with this doctor. My father was diagnosed with a heart attack and was dying. They had called several surgeons to operate on my father and everyone refused. After a brief discussion and explaining our options, he urgently took my father for bypass surgery. Although my...Read More
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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...Read 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...Read 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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Sherman Oaks Hospital

Sherman Oaks, CA