Sam Baradarian, MD

Sam Baradarian, MD


  • Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)

Areas of Expertise

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
4.9 47 Ratings
9850 Genesee Ave
Ste 560
La Jolla, CA 92037 US 32.8829 -117.226
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As a cardiovascular surgeon, Sam Baradarian, MD, cares for patients with heart problems that require surgical intervention. His areas of expertise include coronary and valvular heart surgery, aortic surgery, minimally invasive cardiovascular surgery, thoracoscopic surgery, minimally invasive lung surgery, surgical correction of atrial fibrillation and left ventricular assist device (LVAD) procedures. Dr. Baradarian was the first surgeon to perform the LVAD procedure at Scripps, where a left ventricular assist device is surgically implanted in patients with advanced and end-stage heart failure. Read more

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery), 2013

Medical Education

  • State University of New York, MD, 1992


  • St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center, General Surgery, 1997


  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Thoracic Surgery, 1999


  • Pat O. Dailey Med. Corp. - CLOSED (Affiliated with Sharp Memorial Hospital), Cardiovascular Transplantation, 2000