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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Pirooz Eghtesady, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Eghtesady has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.3
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. Pirooz Eghtesady, MD, PHD is board certified in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery), and Congenital Cardiac Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Aortic Coarctation
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Fetal Diseases

Education & Awards

Dr. Eghtesady graduated from University of California at Los Angeles. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Eghtesady has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Missouri Baptist Hospital Sullivan 
  • University Hospital 
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • Farsi
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Pirooz Eghtesady MD and PHD is a male Surgeon, has 18 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Congenital Cardiac Surgery.
Where does Dr. Pirooz Eghtesady practice?
Dr. Pirooz Eghtesady has 1 office location.
Dr. Pirooz Eghtesady practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Congenital Cardiac Surgery near Saint Louis, MO.
See Saint Louis Surgeons and Saint Louis Cardiothoracic Surgeons.