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Bassam O. Omari, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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Conditions Treated Asbestosis Diffuse Pleural Thickening Lung Cancer Pericardial Mesothelioma Peritoneal Mesothelioma Pleural Effusions Pleural Mesothelioma Pleural Plaques Pleuritis

  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Bassam Omari graduated the medical school from the American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. He did his internship at the St. Francis Medical Center and completed his residency program at the Harbor- UCLA Medical Center. A fellowship followed at the Case Western Reserve University Hospitals. He is specialized in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery and board certified in Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery. Dr. Omari has been in practice for than 20 years and is affiliated with the Harbor- UCLA Medical Center and the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. During his career, he has also contributed to various publications of medical interest.

  • Education & Training


    American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine

    Medical School


    St Francis Medical Center



    Harbor - UCLA Medical Center



    Case Western Reserve University - University Hospitals


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Harbor UCLA Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (310) 222-2345

    1000 W Carson St

    Torrance, California 90502

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    Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (310) 825-9111

    757 Westwood Plaza

    Los Angeles, California 90095

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    St. Mary Medical Center Long Beach

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (562) 491-9000

    1050 Linden Ave

    Long Beach, California 90813

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    Torrance Memorial Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (310) 325-9110

    3330 Lomita Blvd

    Torrance, California 90505

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Bassam O. Omari has contributed to 3 publications.

    Appropriate exposure and drainage for descending necrotizing mediastinitis.

    Baumgartner, F. J., Omari, B. O., Klein, S. R.; Ann Thorac Surg. 1997 Sep.

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    Thoracic Castleman's disease: implications for resection.

    Pandya, A., Baumgartner, F. J., Nguyen, D., Omari, B. O.; Ann Thorac Surg. 1998 Jan.

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    Weight lifting, Marfan's syndrome, and acute aortic dissection.

    Baumgartner, F. J., Omari, B. O., Robertson, J. M.; Ann Thorac Surg. 1997 Dec.

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    American College of Surgeons