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Ali Gheissari, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Ali Gheissari is a recognized thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Los Angeles, California. He received his medical diploma from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1983. Dr. Gheissari completed his medical education with a residency in general surgery at Drexel University – Hahnemann University Hospital and a fellowship in thoracic surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia Campus. He is certified by the American Board in thoracic and cardiac surgery and his sub specialty is general cardiac surgery. Currently, he works at several hospitals in the area, including Huntington Memorial Hospital, Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital and St. Vincent Medical Center. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and of the American College of Surgeons.

  • Education & Training


    University of Michigan Medical School

    Medical School


    Drexel University - Hahnemann University Hospital



    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Campus


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Good Samaritan Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (213) 977-2121

    1225 Wilshire Blvd

    Los Angeles, California 90017

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    Huntington Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (626) 397-5000

    100 W California Blvd

    Pasadena, California 91105

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    St. Vincent Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (213) 484-7111

    2131 W 3rd St

    Los Angeles, California 90057

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Ali Gheissari has contributed to 2 publications.

    Coronary and intracerebral arterial aneurysms in a young adult with acute coronary syndrome.

    Yang, E. H., Kapoor, N., Gheissari, A., Burstein, S.; Tex Heart Inst J. 2012.

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    A polymeric sealant inhibits anastomotic suture hole bleeding more rapidly than gelfoam/thrombin: results of a randomized controlled trial.

    Glickman, M., Gheissari, A., Money, S., Martin, J., Ballard, J. L.; Arch Surg. 2002 Mar.

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    American College of Surgeons

    Society of Thoracic Surgeons