Dr. Hossein Babaali MD Internist

Dr. Hossein Babaali is an internist in Santa Monica, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Olympia Medical Center and Southern California Hospital at Culver City. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Babaali accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 36 doctors at Olympia Medical Center and one of 28 at Southern California Hospital at Culver City who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: Critical Care Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1992–1994

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1991–1992

Emory University
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 1997–1998

University of Illinois College of Medicine
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 19 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 14 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 13 years in Critical Care Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Steroid-sparing effects of pentoxifylline in pulmonary sarcoidosis.
Park, M. K., Fontana, Babaali, H., Gilbert-McClain, L. I., Stylianou, M., Joo, J., Moss, J., Manganiello, V. C.

Reference values for pulse oximetry at high altitude.
Gamponia, M. J., Babaali, H., Yugar, F., Gilman, R. H.

Determinants of high density lipoprotein cholesterol in middle-aged Seventh-Day Adventist men and their neighbors.
Fraser, G. E., Babaali, H.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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