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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Samir Makani graduated from the Bharti Vidyapeeth Medical College and has completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Henry Ford Hospital-Wayne State University. He also did a fellowship in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. He is a board certified pulmonologist based in San Diego, California and has around 20 years of clinical experience. Currently, he is associated with the VA San Diego Healthcare System, Promise Hospital, UC San Diego Health System, and Thornton Hospital.

  • Education & Training


    Bharti Vidyapeeth Medical College

    Medical School


    Henry Ford Hospital - Wayne State University



    University of California San Diego


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease

  • Hospital & Practice

    Promise Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (562) 531-3110

    16453 Colorado Ave

    Paramount, California 90723

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    Thornton Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (858) 657-7000

    9300 Campus Point Dr

    La Jolla, California 92037-1300

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    UC San Diego Health System

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (858) 657-7000

    200 West Arbor Drive

    San Diego, California 92103

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    VA San Diego Healthcare System

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (858) 552-8585

    3350 La Jolla Village Dr

    San Diego, California 92161

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Samir Makani has contributed to 3 publications.

    Simulation for Skills-based Education in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

    McSparron, J. I.,Michaud, G. C.,Gordon, P. L.,Channick, C. L.,Wahidi, M. M.,Yarmus, L. B.,Feller-Kopman, D. J.,Makani, S. S.,Koenig, S. J.,Mayo, P. H.,Kovitz, K. L.,Th...; Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Feb 24.

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    Comparison of outcomes following stereotactic body radiotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer in patients with and without pathological confirmation.

    Haidar, Y. M.,Rahn, D. A.,Nath, S.,Song, W.,Bazhenova, L.,Makani, S.,Fuster, M. M.,Sandhu, A. P.; Ther Adv Respir Dis. 2013 Dec 18.

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    Surgical management of endobronchial inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors.

    Thistlethwaite, P. A., Renner, J., Duhamel, D., Makani, S., Lin, G. Y., Jamieson, S. W., Harrell, J.; Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Feb.

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