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Armin Kiankhooy, M.D.

Armin Kiankhooy, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
CardioVascular Thoracic Institute
University of Southern California,
Keck School of Medicine

Contact
USC Healthcare Consultation Center II
1520 San Pablo St.
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Email: arminkia@usc.edu

 

 

Armin Kiankhooy, MD, is board certified in Cardiothoracic Surgery and specializes in the surgical treatment of advanced heart and lung failure and atrial fibrillation. He earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After graduation, he completed his General Surgery residency at the University of Vermont and then went on to complete a fellowship in Cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. Dr. Kiankhooy then completed an advanced heart and lung failure fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, with a focus on heart and lung transplantation and mechanical circulatory support, including the total artificial heart.

Dr. Kiankhooy provides the most advanced treatments for heart failure and also offers advanced minimally invasive surgical treatments for atrial fibrillation. Using small incisions and specialized cameras and instruments, Dr. Kiankhooy has restored normal sinus rhythm in many patients with chronic or long-standing atrial fibrillation.

Dr. Kiankhooy has received numerous awards, including the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine award and Alpha Omega Alpha recognition for excellence in scholarship.

Offices

USC Healthcare Consultation Center II
1520 San Pablo St.
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Phone: (323) 442-5849
Fax: (323) 442-5956

Hospitals

  • Keck Hospital of USC

Education

  • University of Minnesota School of Medicine

Residencies

  • University of Vermont Medical Center
    General Surgery

Fellowships

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Cardiac Transplantation

Internships

  • University of Vermont Medical Center, General Surgery
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