Dr. Samuel Ahn, MD

Dr. Samuel Ahn, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o
(12)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Samuel Ahn, MD is a general surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

Learn about Dr. Ahn

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ahn performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Brachial Plexus Palsy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Venous Insufficiency
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Ahn's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ahn "Using minimally invasive techniques, Dr. Ahn treats: Carotid artery disease Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) Thoracic aortic aneurysms Lower extremity bypass and limb salvage Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Hyperhidrosis"

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

20  Procedures

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 Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Nih Research Fellow In Surgical Oncology, Division Of Oncology, Department Of Surgery-Ucla School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Vascular Surgery-University Of California Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ahn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Ahn does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Ahn and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Providence Saint John's Health Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2017 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Gastrointestinal Bleed

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Dr. Ahn's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahn to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Ahn's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I am retired Police Officer who has a very serious vascular illness. I had seen a Dr. at USC who was irresponsible and wanted to do surgery immediately. What a deadly mistake that would of been. I found Dr. Ahn to be excellent. He read all of my records, asked me questions and allowed me to ask...more
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