Dr. Nassir Azimi, MD

Dr. Nassir Azimi, MD

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Dr. Nassir Azimi, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in La Mesa, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1998 and specializes in interventional cardiology, cardiology, and more.Read his story

5565 Grossmont Center Dr Ste 455

La Mesa, CA 91942

Contact Information

(619) 462-9353

Insurance Accepted

  • Access Care
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 6 More

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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. Azimi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Azimi treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Azimi treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Azimi treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Azimi treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Azimi treats Vascular Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Azimi treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Azimi's conditions and procedures:

24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Angiography
Angioplasty
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal
Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect 1 (ASD 1)
Atrial Septal Defect 2 (ASD 2)
Benign Tumor
Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Ultrasound
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Echocardiography
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endocarditis
Endovascular Procedure
Endovascular Stent Grafting
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Heart Valve Diseases
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lung Surgery
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
PFO Repair
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Stress Echocardiogram
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombolysis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Ethical care of patients, treating each patient as mine own family is my core professional value. I treat the person and not any one organ system.

Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

2005
Yale New Haven Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Yale University
2004
Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Yale University
Fellowship Hospital
2001
University Of Colorado Hospital Authority
Residency Hospital
1999
University Of Colorado Hospital Authority
Internship Hospital
1998
Dartmouth College
Medical School
1993
Columbia College, Columbia University
Undergraduate School
2005
2005
2004
2003
2001
1999
1998
1993

Languages

  • Afghani
  • Farsi
  • Pushto
  • Urdu

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Mertens Huber Scholar, 1997-1998
  • Outstanding Research, 1996

Media & Publications

  • Cardiac Risk, 2008
  • Energy Drinks and their effects, 2006
  • Sharp Health Care, 2009
  • Holiday Heart Syndrome, 2007
  • Sharp Experience, 2009

Dr. Azimi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Azimi

4.6

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
8.695652173913043%
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Dr. Azimi is a truly gifted physician. He and his office staff are consummate professionals who treat you with genuine care and compassion. He saved my life last year with emergency angioplasty. I am very grateful to be his patient. This is the doctor you want. I cannot say enough good things...Read More
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Doctor Azimi saved my live on December 9th 2017 La Mesa CA. I am 57 yrs old and very lucky to be alive and its all due to Doctor Azimi. I can't thank him enough, I had a massive heart attack and Doctor Azimi saved me from 100% blockage in the widow maker (2 stents) which very unlikely for a...Read More
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We cant give enough praise & gratitude to Dr. Azimi .While performing an out patient test & procedure looking for Blockages in my husbands heart , he found one & immediately not only repaired it with a stint, but acting on a hunch [Quote by Dr Azimi ] he decided to do a Cat Scan on my husbands...Read More
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Access Care
Access Care II PPO
Accountable Health Plans of America
Accountable Health Plans of America PPO
Aetna
Aetna Test PPO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Molina Healthcare
Molina
Molina HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
ODS Health Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
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