Dr. Garabed Nishanian, MD

Dr. Garabed Nishanian, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Garabed Nishanian, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Irvine, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in vascular surgery.

16100 Sand Canyon Ave Ste 350

Irvine, CA 92618

Contact Information

(949) 429-8840

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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very high
more than 96% of peers
Venous Insufficiency
very high
more than 94% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Arterial Occlusive Disease
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Claudication
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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46  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Harbor UCLA Mc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of Southern California Medical Center and Affiliated Hospitals
    Other Education | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Garabed Nishanian, MD
I've never had an experience as negative as the one I faced in this office. Your first warning should be that none of the phone calls you make during work hours actually get answered. I warn any potential patient from this ridiculous side circus, where appointments are routinely rescheduled...Read More
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SF in CA – Jun 04, 2018
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Excellent doctor...explains everything and does not rush you out...the newest and best equipment...I could not walk very much because of leg pain from bulging and painful blue veins on my legs...he said he could fix the problem with no pain and no down time..he was right...no discomfort at all now...Read More
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sylvia zappo in Irvine, CA – Jun 12, 2016
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The best doctor and surgeon. Had no complications or problems with my major surgery several years back. Have been going to him for 7 years. He recently did a painless procedure to rid me of my very painful varicose veins in one leg. It is a pleasure to walk now.. I recommend him to my friends...Read More
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josie abdel in Los Angeles, CA – Jun 12, 2016
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