Dr. Mehdi Akhavan-Heidari, MD

Dr. Mehdi Akhavan-Heidari, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
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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

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Akhavan-Heidari's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhavan-Heidari treats Vascular Disease more than 36% of his peers

Dr. Akhavan-Heidari treats this condition more than 36% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhavan-Heidari performs Lung Surgery more than 35% of his peers

Dr. Akhavan-Heidari performs this procedure more than 35% of his peers

Heart Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhavan-Heidari performs Heart Surgery more than 32% of his peers

Dr. Akhavan-Heidari performs this procedure more than 32% of his peers

Dr. Akhavan-Heidari's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1999
    University of Vienna
    Medical School
    1999

Awards

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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...Read More
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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