Samir Makani, MD

Dr. Samir Makani, MD
Dr. Samir Makani, MD


  • Pulmonary Disease

Areas of Expertise

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
320 Santa Fe Dr
Ste 107C
Encinitas, CA 92024

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Languages Spoken

  • English


Samir Makani, MD, has been named a “Top Doc” in San Diego Magazine’s “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Dr. Makani’s specialties include interventional pulmonology, complex central airways disease, lung cancer, thoracic oncology and pleural diseases. 

Board Certifications

  • American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology, Interventional Pulmonology, 2014
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 2009
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, 2008

Medical Education

  • Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College University of Pune, 2000


  • Henry Ford Hospital, Internal Medicine, 2005


  • Henry Ford Hospital, Interventional Pulmonary Medicine, 2009
  • University of California, San Diego, Pulmonary Disease & Critical Care Medicine, 2008
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