Dr. Ali Gheissari MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Ali Gheissari is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Good Samaritan Hospital and Huntington Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and has been in practice for 31 years. He is one of 3 doctors at Good Samaritan Hospital and one of 13 at Huntington Memorial Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1983–1988

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1988–1990

University of Michigan Medical School
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Coronary and intracerebral arterial aneurysms in a young adult with acute coronary syndrome.
Yang, E. H., Kapoor, N., Gheissari, A., Burstein, S.

A polymeric sealant inhibits anastomotic suture hole bleeding more rapidly than gelfoam/thrombin: results of a randomized controlled trial.
Glickman, M., Gheissari, A., Money, S., Martin, J., Ballard, J. L.


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