Dr. Robert Saeid Farivar MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Robert Farivar is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Farivar accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 22 doctors at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and one of 5 at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Adult Cardiac Surgery, Aortic, Minimally Invasive Cardiac, Cardiovascular Surgery
Clinical Interests: Mitral Valve, Aortic Valve, Reoperation, Coronary Artery Bypass, Coronary Angiography
Education & Medical Training
Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1998 - 2001
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 2003 - 2006
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2006 - 2008
Boston University School of Medicine
Class of 1998
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 25 years in Family Medicine
WI State Medical License
Active through 2013
Awards, Honors & Recognition
Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification,
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
The American Society for Clinical Investigation
Publications & Presentations
Transient right ventricular dysfunction caused by retractor during lower hemisternotomy mitral valve repair in a patient with pectus excavatum.
Okamura, H.,Parmet, J.,Farivar, R. S.
Identification of Coronary Sinus Injury by Transesophageal Echocardiography During Placement of a Retrograde Cardioplegia Catheter for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery.
Krishnan, S.,Papworth, D. P.,Farivar, R. S.,Ueda, K.
An implanted 8-channel array coil for high-resolution macaque MRI at 3T.
Janssens, T.,Keil, B.,Farivar, R.,McNab, J. A.,Polimeni, J. R.,Gerits, A.,Arsenault, J. T.,Wald, L. L.,Vanduffel, W.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Great West PPO
- Health Net Arizona HMO
- Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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301 S 8th St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 829-7813