Dr. Vahid M. Hekmat MD Pediatric Cardiologist

Dr. Vahid Hekmat is a pediatric cardiologist in Brooklyn, New York and is affiliated with Northridge Hospital Medical Center-Roscoe Boulevard Campus. He received his medical degree from Universite Libre de Bruxelles Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 21 years. He is one of 8 doctors at Northridge Hospital Medical Center-Roscoe Boulevard Campus who specialize in Pediatric Cardiology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Cardiologist: General Pediatric Cardiology

Education & Medical Training

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Residency, Pediatrics, 1989 - 1992

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 1992 - 1995

Universite Libre de Bruxelles Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Cardiology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Acute-angle closure glaucoma as the presenting sign of hypertensive crisis.
Razeghinejad, M. R., Hekmat, V., Mansouri, K.

A prospective appraisal of pulmonary hypertension in children with sickle cell disease.
Sedrak, A., Rao, S. P., Miller, S. T., Hekmat, V., Rao, M.

Anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the main pulmonary artery: diagnosis and management.
Hekmat, V., Rao, S. M., Chhabra, M., Chiavarelli, M., Anderson, J. E., Nudel, D. B.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect 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
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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