Dr. Nassir A Azimi MD Cardiologist

Dr. Nassir Azimi is a cardiologist in La Mesa, California and is affiliated with Sharp Grossmont Hospital. He received his medical degree from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Azimi accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 31 doctors at Sharp Grossmont Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease. He also speaks multiple languages, including Farsi and German.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology, Interventional, Nuclear, Peripheral Endovascular Interventional

Clinical Interests: See specialty, Brachytherapy, Arteritis, Combination Drug Therapy, Echocardiography, Glucocorticoids, Follow-Up Studies, Immunosuppressive Agents, Family Practice

Hospital Affiliation

Sharp Grossmont Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Colorado
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2001

University of Colorado
Internship, Internal Medicine, 1998 - 1999

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Class of 1998

Yale-New Haven Hosp
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease (IM), 2001 - 2004

Yale-New Haven Hosp
Fellowship, Cardiovascular and Peripheral Interventions, 2004 - 2005

Yale-New Haven Hosp
Fellowship, Nuclear Cardiology, 2003 - 2004

Columbia College, Columbia University
Other Training, Chemistry, 1989 - 1993

Certifications & Licensure

Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
Certified 1 years in Nuclear Cardiology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 13 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 10 years in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 9 years in Interventional Cardiology

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Guardian Angels, 2005-2011

Fastest Door to Balloon Time, SGH

Mertens-Huber Scholarship, Merit and need based award, 1996, 1997

Outstanding Medical Student Research Award, The Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Containing Health Care Costs

American College of Physicians Summer Research Fellowship

Publications & Presentations

Azimi, N., Selter JG, Abbott JD, Acbin HS, Copel J, Setaro JF

Azimi N., Welch HG

Jovin, IS., Lei, L., Zhengrong, H., Curtis, J., Brennan, JJ., Setaro, JF, Remetz,M., Sokol, S., Portnay, E., Azimi, NA., Pfau, S., Clancy, J., Cabin, HS. Cleman, MW., Giordano, FJ

See all 11 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • BCBS Wyoming BlueChoice Personal
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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