Dr. Brian L Reemtsen MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Brian Reemtsen is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Los Angeles, California and 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 New York Medical College and has been in practice for 19 years. He is one of 23 doctors at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center and one of 12 at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
Ranked #12 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery
Education & Medical Training
UCLA Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1995–2002
University of Washington
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2002–2004
New York Medical College
Class of 1995
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
A novel surgical approach to left main coronary artery giant aneurysm thrombosis in a child with a history of Kawasaki disease.
Pruetz, J.D., Takahashi, M., Reemtsen, B.L., Starnes, V.A.
Right ventricular exclusion procedure with total cavopulmonary connection: an alternative operative approach in adults with severe Ebstein anomaly.
Polimenakos, A.C., Reemtsen, B.L., Wells, W.J., Starnes, V.A.
Hemidiaphragm plication after repair of congenital heart defects in children: quantitative return of diaphragm function over time.
Baker, C.J., Boulom, V., Reemtsen, B.L., Rollins, R.C., Starnes, V.A., Wells, W.J.
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1520 San Pablo St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Phone: (323) 442-6878
Fax: (323) 442-5956