Dr. Farshad Raissi, MD

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Dr. Farshad Raissi, MD
Farshad Raissi, MD, MPH, is a board-certified cardiac electrophysiologist whose special clinical interest is in management of complex arrhythmias in heart failure, as well as device therapies for early and advanced heart disease. As an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at University of California San Diego, Dr Raissi conducts research focused on novel approaches for mechanical circulatory support in heart failure and improving outcomes for cardiac electrophysiologic interventions. He also teaches residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Raissi completed fellowships in general cardiology, advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation, and clinical cardiac electrophysiology at Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He did his residency in internal medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and also completed a research fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Raissi earned his medical degree with honors from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran. He also holds a Master of Public Health in epidemiology from UC Berkeley School of Public Health. He is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, advanced heart failure and cardiac transplant, and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. Dr. Raissi also is a Certified Cardiac Device Specialist from the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners. He is a Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society (FHRS).

Medical Offices South

4168 Front St

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Dr. Farshad Raissi, MD

Dr. Farshad Raissi, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Raissi's Experience

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Dr. Raissi's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Board certified in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Syncope
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia
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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Device Therapy of Heart Failure
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator

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.

Education

  • Tehran School Of Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor College of Medicine/Saint Lukes Episcopal Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Texas Heart Inst/St Luke's Episcopal Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Texas Heart Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University of California At Berkeley
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Raissi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Raissi to family and friends
4.2
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Dr. Raissi's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Raissi accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice PPO
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Raissi has admitting privileges

El Centro Regional Medical Center
1415 Ross Ave
El Centro, CA 92243
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UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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