Dr. Saman Fakheri, MD

Interventional Cardiology  |  
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Age 37
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Dr. Saman Fakheri, MD
Dr. Saman Fakheri received his bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California where he graduated summa cum laude in Biomedical Engineering. He was awarded the graduate of the year in his department. As one of the top college graduates, he was elected president of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society California Delta Chapter. Dr. Fakheri obtained the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California where he was recipient of the George and Zelda Walker Trust Scholarship, He went on to complete his internal medicine residency at Kaiser Foundation Hospitals where he was appointed as Chief Medical Resident, He continued at Kaiser Hospitals for general and interventional cardiology fellowships for advanced training in peripheral and coronary, interventions, including pressure-wire, rotational atherectomy, intravascular ultrasound, and trans-radial approach. Dr. Fakheri is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular medicine, and interventional cardiology. He holds additional board certifications in cardiac imaging for echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and cardiac CT.

17075 Devonshire St Ste 201

Northridge, CA 91325

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Dr. Saman Fakheri, MD

Dr. Saman Fakheri, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Employee Health Systems
  • Medicaid

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Tricuspid Valve Disease
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more than 99% of peers
Congenital Heart Defects
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thrombolysis
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

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

  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Kaiser Fdn Hosp-Sunset
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Kaiser Fdn Hosp-Sunset
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Kaiser Fdn Hosp-Sunset
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

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