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Sam Baradarian, MD

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Dr. Sam Baradarian, MD

Contact

Scripps Clinic, John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion
9898 Genesee Ave, 3rd Floor
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)

Biography

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 the device is surgically implanted in patients with advanced and end-stage heart failure.


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Board Certifications

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

Medical Education

  • State University of New York, MD, 1992

Internships

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

Residencies

  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Thoracic Surgery, 1999

Fellowships

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