Dr. Abbas Ardehali MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Abbas Ardehali is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Los Angeles, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center and Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital. He received his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Ardehali accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 21 doctors at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center and one of 11 at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Farsi.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Adult Cardiac Surgery, Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, Minimally Invasive Cardiac

Education & Medical Training

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1990 - 1995

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1986 - 1989

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1995 - 1997

University of California at San Francisco
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1989 - 1990

Emory University School of Medicine
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Successful Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in an Adult Patient With Toxic Shock-Induced Heart Failure.
Gabel, E.,Gudzenko, V.,Cruz, D.,Ardehali, A.,Fink, M. P.

Effect of Clopidogrel Use Post Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery on Graft Patency.
Ebrahimi, R.,Bakaeen, F. G.,Uberoi, A.,Ardehali, A.,Baltz, J. H.,Hattler, B.,Almassi, G. H.,Wagner, T. H.,Collins, J. F.,Grover, F. L.,Shroyer, A. L.

CXCR3 Ligands Are Associated with the Continuum of Diffuse Alveolar Damage to Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction.
Shino, M. Y.,Weigt, S. S.,Li, N.,Palchevskiy, V.,Derhovanessian, A.,Saggar, R.,Sayah, D. M.,Gregson, A. L.,Fishbein, M. C.,Ardehali, A.,Ross, D. J.,Lynch, J. P.,Elashoff, R. M.,Belperio, J. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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