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Sasan Ghaffari, MD

Specialty
  • Cardiology
  • Vascular Medicine
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Caring Cardiology Med Group
Address
Caring Cardiology
23521 Paseo De Valencia
Suite 115
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
Caring Cardiology
23521 Paseo De Valencia
Suite 115
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Get Directions
Phone
(949) 837-6600
Fax
(949) 837-6602

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Cardiology
    • Vascular Medicine
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Hahnemann Medical University
    • Internship
      University of Michigan Hospital
    • Residency
      University of Michigan Hospital
    • Fellowship
      Cleveland Clinic Hospital
    Areas of Interest
    Cardiovascular Disease
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    Dr. Sasan Ghaffari is an invasive non-interventional cardiologist who specializes in the diagnosis and management of complex cardiovascular disorders. Dr. Ghaffari is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology and he is a Registered Physician Vascular Interpreter. Dr. Ghaffari obtained his B.A. degree in Biology with honors from Rutgers University in 1986 and received his medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine, currently known as Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia PA in 1990. Dr. Ghaffari completed his internal medicine residency program at the University of Michigan Medical Center 1990-1993. Dr. Ghaffari held a faculty position in the Department of General Medicine at University of Michigan between 7/93-6/94 before he began his cardiology fellowship training at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in 7/94. Dr. Ghaffari completed his general cardiology fellowship program in 6/97 and joined the section of Clinical Cardiology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation as member of staff from 1997-2004. Dr. Ghaffari also held a position as Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Ohio State University from 1999-2003. In addition to his clinical, academic, and teaching responsibilities, Dr. Ghaffari served as an Associate Program Director of Cleveland Clinic Foundation Internal Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Ghaffari moved to the West Coast in 2004 to join his classmate and friend, Dr. Ramin Rabbani as a member of the Pacific Cardiovascular Associates (PCA), 2004-2008. At PCA, Dr. Ghaffari was the Director of the vascular lab and Co-Director of the nuclear imaging. Chief, Department of Cardiology, 01/2013 to 12/2014 Saddleback Memorial Medical Center Laguna Hills, California Medical Executive Committee, 01/2013 to 12/2014 Saddleback Memorial Medical Center Laguna Hills, California Dr. Ghaffari’s clinical interests include diagnostic cardiac catheterizations, echocardiography including intra-operative transesophageal echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, vascular ultrasound and pacemaker implantation. Dr. Ghaffari’s clinical experience in one of the top heart centers in the country has enabled him to take care of patients with complex cardiovascular disorders. His passion for running and tennis along with deep interest in exercise physiology allows him to better motivate his patients to adhere to heart healthy life styles.
    Certifications
    American Board of Internal Medicine