Dr. Robert Kass MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Robert Kass is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Los Angeles, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and has been in practice for 46 years. Dr. Kass accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 15 doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and one of 21 at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical 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 #9 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
Ranked #17 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Residency, General Surgery, 1968 - 1976

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Class of 1968

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians

Publications & Presentations

Inside-out insulation failure of a defibrillator lead with abrasion-resistant coating.
Swerdlow, C. D.,Kass, R. M.,Khoynezhad, A.,Tang, S.

Aortic valve replacement or heart transplantation in patients with aortic stenosis and severe left ventricular dysfunction.
Czer, L. S.,Goland, S.,Soukiasian, H. J.,Gallagher, S.,De Robertis, M. A.,Mirocha, J.,Siegel, R. J.,Kass, R. M.,Trento, A.

Antithymocyte globulin induction therapy adjusted for immunologic risk after heart transplantation.
Czer, L. S.,Phan, A.,Ruzza, A.,Rafiei, M.,Setareh-Shenas, S.,Caceres, M.,Awad, M.,Soliman, C.,Mirocha, J.,De Robertis, M.,Kass, R. M.,Trento, A.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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