West Coast Associates for Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
West Coast Thoracic Surgery is led by Ali Mahtabifard, MD and Clark Fuller, MD who have combined over 25 years of experience in minimally invasive thoracic surgery. Our practice is dedicated to the use of cutting-edge technology and advanced minimally invasive techniques to treat a variety of diseases within the chest cavity. Our top priority is to provide high quality, compassionate, individualized care to each and every patient.
We specialize in video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS), a minimally invasive surgical technique that can be used to treat a variety of thoracic conditions. This innovative approach has numerous advantages which are incredibly beneficial to our patients, including reduced length of hospital stay, significantly reduced post-operative pain, decreased risk of complications, and improved surgical outcomes. To learn more about our services or to schedule an appointment with one of our expert thoracic surgeons, contact us today at 310.854.0909.
Renowned Los Angeles Thoracic Surgeons
West Coast Thoracic Surgery is led by Ali Mahtabifard, MD and Clark Fuller, MD, highly regarded as two of the best thoracic surgeons in Los Angeles. Dr. Mahtabifard and Dr. Fuller have extensive training and have trained at some of the world’s most prestigious medical institutions, including Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, and The Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University’s most prestigious teaching hospital; they are leading experts in minimally invasive thoracic surgery (VATS).
State-of-the-Art Surgical Facilities
Dr. Mahtabifard and Dr. Fuller are affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Saint John’s Health Center, and La Peer Health Systems outpatient surgery center, three of the most comfortable and technologically advanced surgical facilities in Los Angeles.
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Out of Town Patients
Thoracic surgery is complex in nature, and in many cases patients do not have local access to surgeons with advanced knowledge and cutting-edge equipment. As leading experts in the minimally invasive treatment of lung cancer and esophageal diseases, Dr. Mahtabifard and Dr. Fuller are highly sought after from individuals around the country and welcome out of town patients to their Los Angeles practice.
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Contact the West Coast Associates for Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
West Coast Thoracic Surgery is a Los Angeles-based practice dedicated to the comprehensive treatment of diseases and conditions within the chest cavity. To schedule a consultation with one of our renowned thoracic surgeons, contact us at 310.854.0909 or fill out our online contact form. We look forward to providing you the highest quality of patient care.
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