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Amir Kaviani M.D., F.A.C.S.

Amir Kaviani
M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Kaviani grew up in Newport Beach, California, and after graduating from high school, moved to the east coast where he attended the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his undergraduate studies with honors in 1992, and attended medical school at Boston University. He completed his residency in general surgery at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut in 2004.

Dr. Kaviani completed a compulsory two-year research component of his general surgery residency at Harvard Medical School. His work focused mostly on stem cell isolation and tissue engineering. At the completion of his general surgery residency, Dr. Kaviani left for the Cleveland Clinic Foundation to complete a fellowship in vascular and endovascular surgery, training with some of the leaders in the field. During this two year fellowship, he participated in over 900 major vascular operations. Dr. Kaviani was recruited to join the Association of South Bay Surgeons in 2006. His interests include open and endovascular aortic aneurysm repair, as well as endovascular peripheral interventions, including carotid stenting. He is board certified in general surgery and vascular surgery. Dr. Kaviani has authored over 30 peer reviewed publications and 12 book chapters. He currently serves as the Chief of Staff at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, Ca.

These are some of the procedures / diseases that Doctor Kaviani treats:

Advanced Endovascular Interventions, Arterial Evaluations, Carotid Stenting, Dialysis Access Surgery, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Thoracic and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, and Varicose Vein Disease

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University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Arts, Neuroscience, 1992
Bachelor of Science, Neuroscience, 1992
Philadelphia, PA

National Institute of Health
Research Fellowship, 1994-1995

Boston University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine, 1997
Boston, MA


Yale University School of Medicine
General Surgery, 2002-2004
New Haven, CT


Harvard Medical School
Surgical Research, 2000-2002
Boston, MA

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Vascular Surgery, 2004-2006
Cleveland, OH

Certifications / Memberships:

American Board of Surgery
   • Certified, General Surgery, 2008
   • Certified, Vascular Surgery, 2008
Society for Vascular Surgery


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