Bassam O. Omari, MD, FACS

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Professor of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center


Medical Degree: American University of Beirut
Internship: General Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
Residency: General Surgery – University of Ottawa
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Research Focus

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery; Endocarditis; Pulmonary Embolectomy; Valve repair and replacement; Minimally invasive valve surgery; Atrial Natriuretic Hormone in heart surgery