About Dr. Ali Khoynezhad,
Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Ali Khoynezhad and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from University of Cologne College of Medicine, Koln, Germany in 1996. To date, I have performed approximately 3,000 cardiac surgeries, of which 1,100 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute. Read more...

56 Patient Reviews for
Dr. Khoynezhad

"The surgery was very successful which also included an aneurysm repair. There was a question whether the valve had to be replaced or repaired. Fortunately, he was able to make a repair. Through out the whole process, Dr. Khoynezhad clearly explained what was to be done and answered any questions I had about the procedures. He was very thorough in his evaluation of my condition and this most likely saved my life. He has an excellent bedside manner and is easy to talk with concerning my condition and procedures to be done. His staff is also very competent and helpful. I would highly recommend him."

-- Richard Wittkop, Aortic Valve, Valve Repair, 03/12/2019

"I went into emergency with chest pain and once I was diagnosed with an aortic aneurysm and dissection, I was rushed to emergency surgery. Dr. Khoynezhad was the on call surgeon. You could not ask for a better doctor. I am a very lucky man to be alive today and it’s all because of Dr. Khoynezhad. He is beyond professional and truly cares for his patient and their families well-being!!!"

-- Joseph Van Coutren, Aortic Valve, Valve Repair, Root Replacement, 02/23/2019

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My Specialities &
Clinical Interests

My heart surgery specialties include:

  • Aortic and mitral valve repair
  • Minimally-invasive aortic root repair
  • High risk and re-do valve surgery

In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:

  • Development of minimally invasive procedures to repair the aortic root and the ascending aorta
  • Reduction of spinal cord injury after surgery on descending thoracic aorta
  • Outcome of patients with aortic dissection

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Ali Khoynezhad, heart surgeon, graduated from University of Cologne College of Medicine, Koln, Germany in 1996.

After medical school, Dr. Khoynezhad received a doctorate from Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany. Then, Dr. Khoynezhad moved to the United States where he completed an internship at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

Dr. Khoynezhad completed his Surgical Residency at North Shore University-Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. Dr. Khoynezhad completed his Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency in New York at Montefiore Medical Center in New York.

Doctor Khoynezhad also performed two fellowships. He was a Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Fellow at Lenox Hill and an Endovascular Fellow at UCLA Medical Center.

Dr. Khoynezhad has received several awards including:

* Recipient of the "Who's Who In Medicine and Healthcare in America"
* Named "America's Top Surgeons" by Consumers Research Council of America

Dr. Khoynezhad is board certified and on over 20 professional organizations. He is also a national trainer for minimally invasive aortic valve repair.

Schedule Appointment
with Dr. Ali Khoynezhad, MD

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Khoynezhad, you can:

  • Call (888) 534-2049 right now
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The office of Dr. Khoynezhad is located at 3828 Schaufele Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90808. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.

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Page last updated: March 10, 2022