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Fariba Gharai MD

Fariba Gharai MD

(714) 446-8866
Primary Specialties
  • General Surgery
     (Board Certified)
  • Affiliations
    St. Jude Affiliated Physician
    St. Jude Heritage Medical Group
    Practice Started
    2008
    Primary Office
    301 W. Bastanchury, Suite 195
    Fullerton, CA 92835

    Experience & Education

    Secondary Specialties
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Education
    Medical School:
    Chicago Medical School – Chicago, IL

    Internship and Residency:
    East Tennessee State University – Johnson City, TN

    Fellowship - Cardiothoracic Surgery
    West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV
    Areas of Expertise
    Minimally-invasive heart surgery; Mitral and aortic valve replacement; Mitral valve repair; Minimally-invasive repair of aortic aneurysms and aortic dissections; Bypass surgery, including beating heart surgery; Thoracic surgery, including lung tumor removal and minimally-invasive lung resection; Vascular surgery, including peripheral revascularization; Cartoid artery surgery and endovascular interventions

    Physician Bio

    Cardiothoracic surgery allows me to fulfill my passion for helping people live better, more complete lives. New techniques and technologies are creating less invasive, more precise procedures, allowing us to benefit patients who in the past, could not have been helped.

    Out of a deep caring for the welfare of my patients comes a commitment to perform at the top of my profession. And my care does not begin or end in a surgical suite: getting to know patients and their families, discussing options, answering all questions, and then closely monitoring patients after a procedure is all part of creating the best possible outcome.