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Thoracic Surgeon, Internist, Surgeon
25 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Abbas Ardehali, Thoracic Surgeon, Internist, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Ardehali has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Abbas Ardehali, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 16 areas:
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Funnel Chest (Pectus Excavatum)
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
  • Heart-Lung Transplantation
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Pneumothorax
  • Reperfusion Injury
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracoscopy

Education & Awards

Dr. Ardehali graduated from Emory University , Atlanta. He has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Heart Transplantation
Lung Transplantation
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011, 2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2013 - 2014)


Dr. Ardehali has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Santa Monica - UCLA Medical Center 
  • UCLA Medical Center 


  • Persian
  • Farsi
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Abbas M Ardehali MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Abbas M. Ardehali practice?
Dr. Abbas Ardehali has 2 office locations.
Dr. Abbas Ardehali practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Santa Monica, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Los Angeles, CA.
See Santa Monica Cardiothoracic Surgeons.