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Dr. Michael Madani, MD is a general surgery specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in general surgery.Read his story
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Dr. Madani's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Madani "Michael Madani, MD, is a board-certified cardiovascular surgeon who oversees a variety of surgical services at UC San Diego Health, including surgical treatment for heart failure, lung transplantation and pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE). He is also an expert in minimally invasive heart surgery, mitral valve repair and off-pump bypass surgery. One of the most experienced pulmonary thromboendarterectomy surgeons in the field, Dr. Madani has helped establish PTE programs around the world. He was also named UC San Diego Physician of the Year and has repeatedly been named a top doctor in San Diego Magazine’s “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society. Dr. Madani also serves as a professor in the Department of Surgery and chief of the Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the UC San Diego School of Medicine. He is actively involved in clinical research, which is widely published, and is the primary author of chapters in many distinguished cardiothoracic textbooks. He completed his fellowship training in cardiothoracic surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine and earned his medical degree at the University of Toronto. He is board-certified in thoracic surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). He speaks both English and Persian."
Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*