Dr. Farshad Raissi, MD

Dr. Farshad Raissi, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Farshad Raissi, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in La Jolla, CA. He graduated from Tehran School Of Medical Sciences and specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, cardiology, and more.Read his story

9434 Medical Center Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Cardiac Electrophysiology
more than 78% of peers
Heart Palpitations
more than 67% of peers
Atrial Flutter
more than 67% of peers

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Dr. Raissi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Raissi "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)."
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4  Specialties

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

4  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*

14  Conditions Treated

19  Procedures

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.


  • 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

Dr. Raissi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Raissi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Raissi to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
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  • 1

Dr. Raissi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Fabulous...simply fabulous. The only reason I am not seeing Dr. Raissi now is my corporate medical insurance was changed to Kaiser. I will be back once I am on Medicare in one year. Thank you for great care Dr. Raissi!!!
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