Medical doctor (MD)
Cardiothoracic surgery
Cardiovascular surgery
Thoracic surgery
Vascular surgery

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Location and phone

  1. 3131 Berger Ave
    3131 Berger Ave
    Suite 250
    San Diego, CA 92123
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About Ara Klijian, MD

I chose to pursue thoracic surgery because it balances the most technically innovative procedures with critical care to help mend patients. I strive to offer the most advanced, often minimally invasive, techniques to help treat patients in a compassionate, caring manner. Outside of work, I enjoy outdoor activities.
In practice since:
Armenian, English, Spanish
University of California, San Diego:
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Lenox Hill Hospital:
Albany Medical College:
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Insurance plans accepted

Ara Klijian, MD, accepts 55 health insurance plans.

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