Dr. Leon Kupferwasser, MD

Dr. Leon Kupferwasser, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Leon Kupferwasser, MD is a cardiology specialist in Van Nuys, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Johannes Gutenberg University in 1991 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

The Heart Medical Group

16119 Vanowen St

Van Nuys, CA 91406
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas


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very high
more than 99% of peers
Aortic Valve Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kupferwasser "It is my goal and passion to apply the best, evidence-based, state-of-the art care paired with prudent individualized clinical judgement to all of my patients. In this context, I consider it imperative to listen to the needs and sensitivities of my patients, recognize their fears and address these important characteristics honestly and understandably prior to embarking on a successful care plan."


  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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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.


  • Johannes Gutenberg University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • St.Mary Medical Center/ UCLA School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kupferwasser has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Armenian
  • German
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures

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Dr. Kupferwasser's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kupferwasser to family and friends
based on 29 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

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Dr. Kupferwasser's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

By far the best doctor around. Smart, knowledgeable, humble and funny. Unlike a lot of doctors (I’m a psychotherapist so I meet many of them...), he’s not full of himself and he really cares.
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in Thousand Oaks
Wouldn't recommend this office to anybody
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in Lake Balboa, CA
I've always been VERY happy with Dr. Kupferwasser himself. Rarely have I been pleased with the office staff, at the front desk, though the Van Nuys office is more friendly than Tarzana, for sure. But I love the doc, so I'll keep going back and just be prepared for no smiles in reception... I'm not...more
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in Van Nuys, CA
This review is for customer service. I called your office 4 times to make a appointment 2 times i talk with receptionist she was very rude and last minute she was laughing.
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in Van Nuys, CA
1)Zero star 2)front desk dose terrible job why ? Here we go 15 mints on hold then hang up then call again on hold for 3 mints again hang up the no apology no saying sorry nothing !! Wonderful 3) we saw dr leon kupferwasser »»Rushed Rushed Rushed Rushed .... 4)even if a dr is god of medicine and...more
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