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Dr. Mohammad Gharavi, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery •  Male • Age 76

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Dr. Gharavi

California Center for Cardiothoracic Surgery

16255 Ventura Blvd Ste 910 Encino, CA 91436

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Dr. Mohammad Gharavi, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Encino, CA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Tehran University Of Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Medicine and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, and more.


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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Low wait times Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.
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Dr. Gharavi accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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. Gharavi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gharavi performs Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography) more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Gharavi performs this procedure more than 48% of his peers

Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gharavi performs Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft more than 42% of his peers

Dr. Gharavi performs this procedure more than 42% of his peers

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gharavi treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 35% of his peers

Dr. Gharavi treats this condition more than 35% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease

Dr. Gharavi's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • 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
  • Benign Tumor
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • 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
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Injuries
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Poor Circulation
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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4.1

Based on 8 reviews

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Many moons ago (January 2001) the good Dr. performed a quad bypass on me. He does not Cherry Pick! I am still alive and kicking at age 67, here in S. Florida. Every day is a bonus! Rich S.
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Amazing Dr! He performed a quad bypass on me in July 2015.
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He performed 3 way bypass Aug 2014. Dr Ben Simon is my Cardiologist, Tarzana. I was up and walking 2-3 miles 3 weeks later. 1st time I met Dr Gharavi, was 1 day after my surgery. He visited me twice a day until my discharge.
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Biography

Dr. Mohammad Gharavi, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Encino, CA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Tehran University Of Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Medicine and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Tehran University Of Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1978
St Vincent Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1978
La Co University Southern Calif Med Center
Residency Hospital
1977
La Co University Southern Calif Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1976
Mt Sinai Hospital
Residency Hospital
1973
Huron Rd Hospital
Residency Hospital
1968
University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1978
1978
1977
1976
1973
1968

Languages

  • Farsi
  • German
  • English

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70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average