Dr. Li Poa, MD

Dr. Li Poa, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Li Poa, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

20911 Earl St Ste 245

Torrance, CA 90503

Contact Information

(310) 303-5063

Insurance Accepted

  • EmblemHealth
  • MultiPlan

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 74% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 71% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 70% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

42  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
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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34  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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  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Albert Einstein Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Albert Einstein Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

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What People Say About Dr. Li Poa, MD
Dr. Poa (or his assistant, i'm honestly not sure) performed surgery to correct my recently-diagnosed mitral valve prolapse, as evidenced by a pronounced heart murmur. The sequence of events was murmur ultrasound angiogram surgery. It was a minimally invasive procedure, as they entered my body...Read More
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Catherine Woodward in Torrance, CA – Feb 12, 2016
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I am actually the daughter of Dr. Poa's patient and I really appreciated Dr. Poa's very kind and explanatory demeanor. My dad is not the easiest of patients and Dr. Poa was extremely patient and explained things in a way that we could all understand. He never rushes us through an appointment and...Read More
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Cecil Capps in Torrance, CA – Feb 07, 2016
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