Dr. Raffi Tachdjian, MD

Allergy & ImmunologyMaleAge 52

Dr. Raffi Tachdjian, MD is a Allergy & Immunology Specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Tachdjian has more experience with Environmental Allergies than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Morehouse School of Medicine medical school in 2001. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA and Providence Saint John's Health Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Tachdjian to book an appointment.

Dr. Tachdjian

Raffi Tachdjian MD, inc

1301 20th St Ste 380 Santa Monica, CA 90404
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Tachdjian treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Tachdjian treats other conditions, please contact the office at (310) 998-0060.

Environmental Allergies

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Allergic Rhinitis
Animal Allergies
Hives
Pollen Allergy
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Dr. Tachdjian's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Asthma
  • Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Reactions to Food
  • Allergic Reactions to Insect Stings
  • Allergic Reactions to Medications
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Tension Fatigue Syndrome
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Aspirin-Induced Asthma
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Asthma in Children
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Urticaria
  • Blepharitis
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Bronchitis
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Urticaria
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Desensitization
  • Diarrhea
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Emphysema
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Enteropathy, Pattern I
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Eye Infections
  • Fever
  • Food Allergy
  • Food Poisoning
  • Food Sensitivity Testing
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Hereditary Angioedema
  • Hernia
  • Hives
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • IgA Deficiency
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Immunization Administration
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Itchy Skin
  • Latex Allergy
  • Limb Swelling
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Nausea
  • Patch Testing
  • Penicillin Allergy
  • Penicillin Testing
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyositis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radioallergosorbent Test
  • Rash
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Wheezing

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(310) 998-0060

Dr. Tachdjian accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Tachdjian's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tachdjian

4.1

Based on 16 ratings

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (14)
  • Appointment scheduling (13)
  • Office environment (13)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (4)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (4)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (3)
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Have seen Dr Raffi for very different reasons, hives and later a bronchitis that he accurately diagnosed as walking pneumonia. He's knowledgable, smart, observant and a great communicator. He very carefully explains how to interpret allergy test results and gives you big picture information as well as a treatment plan that gets results. He has my vote for a top doctor. I've sent others to him and all have been happy. His office staff are all nice, and the two assistants were impressive.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Bonnie in Los Angeles – Mar 30, 2018
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Where do I begin, first the receptionist ignores me when I arrive 10 minutes early to the appointment. Then a snotty internist whines "is my patient going to be late for their first appointment" ... little did I know this was going to be the in between person that would be translating to Dr Raffi who I guess was too important to hear directly from the patient what their symptoms are or for that matter, care at all. I was left in a waiting room so long the lights timed out. Horrible experience.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Annette in Hollywood, CA – May 07, 2017
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Dr. Tachdjian is great! He's very kind, easy-going, and communicates well about treatment options for my allergies. Highly recommended!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jonathan in Los Angeles, CA – Dec 17, 2016
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My 13 yo son had been experiencing a continuous headache for 5 months when I took him to see Dr Tachdjian. We'd been to see many top paediatric neurologists in LA and tried many medications and nothing had broken the headache. We went to Dr Tachdjian for allergy testing to see if a food might be the cause of the headache. Dr Tachdjian noticed my son's posture, checked his trigger points in his shoulders and treated him with trigger point injections. The headache disappeared and has not returned!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Helen B in Malibu, CA – Oct 19, 2016
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Caring and Smart. Dr. Tachdjian puts my and my family's best intention ahead of everything else. A friend referred me and I have since referred many of my friends to him. Life saver!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Matie in Los Angeles, CA – Feb 19, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Tachdjian's approach is toward the whole person and not just the symptoms they report. His background includes training in Adult and Pediatric Allergy...Read more

Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Education

2007
Allergy and Immunology
Fellowship Hospital
2007
UCLA school of Medicine
2004
Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency Hospital
2002
Massachusetts General Hospital
Internship Hospital
2001
Morehouse School of Medicine
Medical School
1992
University of California At Los Angeles
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Armenian
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Turkish

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Raffi Tachdjian, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Tachdjian has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Raffi Tachdjian, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Raffi Tachdjian, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Tachdjian frequently treats Environmental Allergies. See all practice areas where Dr. Tachdjian specializes.

Where is Dr. Raffi Tachdjian, MD's office located?

Dr. Tachdjian's office is located at 1301 20th St Ste 380, Santa Monica, CA 90404. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Raffi Tachdjian, MD speak?

Dr. Tachdjian speaks Spanish, Turkish, and Arabic. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Raffi Tachdjian MD, inc

Raffi Tachdjian MD, inc.1301 20th St Ste 380 Santa Monica, CA 90404
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Tachdjian is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA

Los Angeles, CA

Providence Saint John's Health Center

Santa Monica, CA

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

Burbank, CA

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

13 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

82% Patient Experience Rating, 13% higher than the national average

31 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Santa Monica, CA

83% Patient Experience Rating, 14% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)