Dr. Ali Mahtabifard MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Ali Mahtabifard is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Saint John's Health Center. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College and has been in practice for 17 years. He is one of 15 doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and one of 7 at Saint John's Health Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

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

Saint John's Health Center

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 2002–2004

New York Medical College
Residency, General Surgery, 1997–2000

University of California at Davis
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2004–2006

New York Medical College
Class of 1997

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

High prevalence of lung cancer in a surgical cohort of lung cancer patients a decade after smoking cessation.
Mong, C., Garon, E. B., Fuller, C., Mahtabifard, A., Mirocha, J., Mosenifar, Z., McKenna, R.

Photodynamic therapy followed by thoracoscopic sleeve lobectomy for locally advanced lung cancer.
DeArmond, D. T., Mahtabifard, A., Fuller, C. B., McKenna, R. J.

Fractured inferior vena cava filter strut presenting as a penetrating foreign body in the right ventricle: report of a case.
Kumar, S. P., Mahtabifard, A., Young, J. N.

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