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Dr. Vahid M Hekmat Is this you?

About Dr. Vahid M Hekmat

Dr. Vahid M Hekmat, MD is a Doctor primarily located in West Hills, CA. His specialties include Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatrics. Dr. Hekmat has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

14 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Vahid M Hekmat is Excellent. Dr. Vahid M Hekmat has been rated by 14 patients. From those 14 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Vahid M Hekmat is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Special Care Pediatrics

23101 Sherman Pl Ste 407
West Hills, CA 91307
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Specialties

Dr. Vahid M Hekmat has the following 2 specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiology

    Pediatric cardiologists are pediatricians with additional, specialized, training in the heart health of your children. When infants are born with congenital heart disease or abnormal hearts, pediatric cardiologists get involved as soon as possible — sometimes before the child is even born.
    Through specific testing, they can diagnose the problem and care for the child throughout their treatment, which could range from medication to surgery and transplants. Other heart conditions they treat include arrhythmias, heart murmurs, holes in the heart and viral infections that affect blood flow.

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

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Reviews

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Very pleased parent

My 4 children and I love this pediatrician! He is warm, gentle and patient. The office is neat and clean. The front office staff is always friendly with a wonderful attitude. A great dr +a great staff is rare! He will take time to explain things. It's such a comfort knowing I can trust this dr.

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Mother of 4 children

I love Dr Hekmats attention to detail. He is very calm while doing an exam and this helps to keep my little ones calm. His office including staff is cheerful and helpful. He always calls to give test results. Wait time is always short too. Best pediatrician I have seen in years!

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Great doctor
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Mother of 3

I have seen dr. In his new office in west hills and he is a wonderful doctor and he knows how to take care of his patients . It's really unfourtante how his kindness is blinded by the rude staff he has and unfourtantly I stopped seeing dr. Hekmat because of this problem. The staffs was really harsh with my children when giving vaccines. Doctor is recommend but the staff needs to change .The wait time is too much for me to wait with my kids

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Great doctor

He is very smart and the staff is very nice

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2014, 2015)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Education

  • Suny

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Vahid M Hekmat accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Priority Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
    • CIGNA Southern CA Value
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
    • Health Net SmartCare Small Group
  • LA Care Health
    • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
    • Molina Mrktplace CA
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Special Care Pediatrics, 23101 Sherman Pl Ste 407, West Hills, CA
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