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About Dr. Abe Piramoon
Dr. Abe Piramoon, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Jose, CA, with another office in San Jose, CA. He has 51 years of experience. His specialties include General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery. Dr. Piramoon is affiliated with Regional Medical Center of San Jose. He speaks English.
Dr. Abe Piramoon has the following 2 specialties
- General Surgery
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
- Pediatric Surgery
A pediatric surgeon is a qualified surgeon who has additional training in performing surgery on young patients, including fetuses (neonatal or fetal surgery), infants, children, adolescents and teenagers.
Because pediatric patients are still growing and developing, they are often more difficult to operate on than adults. These patients have smaller bodies and smaller organs requiring even more of a precise and measured approach by a surgeon.
Some of the conditions that may require the care of a pediatric surgeon are congenital malformations, such as cleft lip and palate, abdominal wall defects, like hernias, deformities of the chest wall, childhood tumors, like neuroblastomas and separation of conjoined twins.
Dr. Abe Piramoon is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Dr. Piramoon is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Regional Medical Center of San Jose
51 Years Experience
Tehran School Of Medical Sciences
Graduated in 1962
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