Cardiac Surgery

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Hassan Rastegar, MD accepting new patients


Programs + Specialties
Training + Education Pahlavi University Medical School, Iran; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Northwestern University Medical Center
Board Certifications Cardiovascular Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
NPI # 1982735155
Gender Male
Language(s) Farsi

Locations + Directions

Tufts Medical Center
South Building, 6th Floor
800 Washington St.
Box 266
Boston, MA 02111
Fax #: 617-636-6410
Phone #: 617-636-5590

Honors + Awards

2015, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2013, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor" and in top 1% in the nation in his specialty, U.S. News & World Report

Publications + National Presentations

1. Gordon GR, Schumann R, Rastegar H, Khabbaz K, England MR. Nesiritide for treatment of perioperative low cardiac output syndromes in cardiac surgical patients: an initial experience. Journal of Anesthesia. 2006;20:307-11.

2. Kuvin J, Parikh N, Salomon R, Tischler A, Daoust P, Arshanskiy Y, Coyner K, Carpino P, Pandian NG, Kimmelstiel C, Foote C, Erban J, Rastegar H. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Primary lymphoma of the heart. Circulation. 2005;112:e5-6.

3. Patten RD, Denofrio D, El-Zaru M, Kakkar R, Saunders J, Celestin F, Warner KG, Rastegar H, Khabbaz KR, Udelson JE, Konstam MA, Karas RH. Ventricular assist device therapy normalizes inducible nitric oxide synthase expression and reduces cardiomyocyte apoptosis in the failing human heart. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2005;45:1419-24.

4. Kuvin J, Saha P, Rastegar H, Salomon RN, Pandian N, Denofrio D. Blood cyst of the mitral valve apparatus in a woman with a history of orthotopic liver transplantation. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 2004;17:480-2.

5. Gordon G, Rastegar H, Schumann R, Deiss-Shrem J, Denman W. Successful use of bivalirudin for cardiopulmonary bypass in a patient with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 2003;17:632-5.

Professional Memberships

Society of Thoracic Surgery

News, Media + Videos

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