Dr. Mehdi Akhavan-Heidari, MD

Dr. Mehdi Akhavan-Heidari, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Mehdi Akhavan-Heidari, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Redding, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University of Vienna in 1999 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery and thoracic surgery.

2175 Rosaline Ave

Redding, CA 96001

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Akhavan-Heidari performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 92% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 92% of peers
Carotid Artery Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Akhavan-Heidari's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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41  Procedures

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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.

Education

  • University of Vienna
    Medical School | Graduated 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akhavan-Heidari has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akhavan-Heidari's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akhavan-Heidari to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Akhavan-Heidari's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

We were extremely fortunate to have such a brilliant, kind, peaceful, hopeful and immense experienced heart surgeon saving our lives in West Virginia. His gift can never be challenged and our loss is California's gain. It was a pleasure to know the gentleman he is and a priveledge to experience the...more
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