Dr. Ali Khoynezhad MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Ali Khoynezhad is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Cologne Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Khoynezhad accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 15 doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Adult Cardiac Surgery, Aortic, Vascular Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

Clinical Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation, Cardiac Surgical Procedures, Coronary Artery Bypass, Dissecting Aneurysm, Thoracic Aorta, Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm, Vascular Surgical Procedures, Aortic Diseases, Incidence, Blood Vessel Prosthesis, Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation

Hospital Affiliation

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Ranked #8 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Carolinas Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1999–2000

Wake Forest University
Residency, General Surgery, 1998–1999

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 2000–2003

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2003–2005

University of Cologne Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 10 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified 8 years in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Whos Who

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Inside-out insulation failure of a defibrillator lead with abrasion-resistant coating.
Swerdlow, C. D.,Kass, R. M.,Khoynezhad, A.,Tang, S.

Survival and quality of life for nonagenarians after cardiac surgery.
Caceres, M.,Cheng, W.,De Robertis, M.,Mirocha, J. M.,Czer, L.,Esmailian, F.,Khoynezhad, A.,Ramzy, D.,Kass, R.,Trento, A.

Experience with early TEVAR treatment of uncomplicated type B aortic dissection.
Lin, J.,Marrocco, C.,Galovich, J.,Kopchok, G.,Khoynezhad, A.,Walot, I.,Haji, F.,Jaber, R.,Donayre, C.,White, R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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