Dr. Reza Malek, MD

Dr. Reza Malek, MD

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Interventional Radiology  |  
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51 y/o
(19)

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Dr. Reza Malek, MD is an interventional radiology doctor who practices in San Jose, CA. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.Read his story

Minimally Invasive Surgical Solutions

105 N Bascom Ave Ste 104

San Jose, CA 95128
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net

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Thrombosis
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more than 93% of peers
Brain Aneurysm
very high
more than 88% of peers
Vascular Disease
high
more than 81% of peers

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Dr. Malek's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Malek "Dr.Malek completed medical school at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in 1991 and continued his internship and a diagnostic radiology residency at the Medical Center of Delaware, a Thomas Jefferson University affiliate. He completed a cardiovascular and interventional radiology fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School in 1997.Dr. Malek was the chief of Interventional Radiology at Riverside Community Hospital and St. Mary's Regional Medical Center for five years. He also was an assistant clinical professor at University of California Irvine Medical Center. In 2001, Dr. Malek as acting Chief of Interventional Radiology at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center and continued as a part-time fellow in Neurointerventional Radiology. In 2003 Dr. Malek completed another year of fellowship in Endovascular Neurosurgery at University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Malek has recently finished masters degree program in Neurovascular Diseases from SUD university of Paris under one of pioneers of the field Professor Pierre Lasjunias, MD.He is boarded in Radiology and Interventional Radiology and is a full member of the Society of Interventional Radiology and the Society of Neurointerventional Surgery.He was the first physician to bring endovascular Neurosurgery to San Jose and developed one of the most active stroke programs in the country. Dr. Malek specializes in all aspects of peripheral vascular disease and Endovascular Neurosurgery and is active in teaching, research, and publishing in this field."

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Specialties

  • Interventional Radiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Interventional Neuroradiology
  • Radiology
  • Vascular & Interventional Radiology
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Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Radiology*
  • Interventional Radiology & Vascular Radiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Radiology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Heart Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Angioplasty
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Atherectomy
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Embolization
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Heart Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lung Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neurostimulation
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Angiograms
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Uterine Artery Embolization
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venography
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Vertebroplasty

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Med Ctr of Delaware
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital-Harvard
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University of California
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Malek has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Regional Medical Center - San Jose

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Malek is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Malek's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Malek to family and friends
4.3
based on 19 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Malek's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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Dr. Malak: You Are a True Compassionate Healer. We are forever grateful for saving My Mom Ruth. She had a Blank Stare n zero speech capability at El Camino Hospital E.R. She was Ambulanced to Good Samaritan Hospital N Immediately she went into a procedure to open up the Clot in her Brain. Now...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Malek accepts 27 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Advantage
    Aetna EPO
    Aetna PPO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access PPO
    Blue Advantage
    Blue Advantage Plus
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Card
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Care Security PPO
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Preferred PPO
    Blue Traditional PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Covered California - Bronze PPO
    Health Net PPO
    Individual and Family PPO
    Medicaid
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Malek has admitting privileges

Regional Medical Center - San Jose
225 N Jackson Ave
San Jose, CA 95116
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Good Samaritan Hospital
2425 Samaritan Dr
San Jose, CA 95124
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O'Connor Hospital
2105 Forest Ave
San Jose, CA 95128
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Sequoia Hospital
170 Alameda De Las Pulgas
Redwood City, CA 94062
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Washington Hospital
2000 Mowry Ave
Fremont, CA 94538
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