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Dr. Bahram Eslami
M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.C.

Primary Location: CSOC Santa Ana

Philosophy: Dr. Bahram Eslami follows the basic principles of evidence and scientific based medicine with an altruistic and compassionate approach. Currently practices general cardiology, cardiac catheterization and transesophageal echocardiography with an in-depth of knowledge in prevention of cardiovascular disease, lipid disorders, hypertension, coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, adult congenital heart disease, cardiac arrhythmias and coronary intervention.

Present Position: Full partner with Cardiology Specialists of Orange County
Director, Cardiovascular Services, Hoag Hospital Irvine

Marital Status: Married, three children

Education:
High School – Adab, Isfahan Iran, Diploma
College/Medical School – Isfahan University School of Medicine (including one year of Internship)
Internship – Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland
Residency – Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia
Cardiology Fellowship – University of Alabama in Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

Awards & Honors:
Best student Award in High School, College and Medical School (Graduated top in class)
Recipient of Scholarship for Post- Doctoral training in US and Europe
(Three (3) positions offered by Iranian Ministry of Higher Education)

Military Service:
Exempted, a privilege of graduating at the top of class in the seven years of medical school

Memberships:
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
Fellow of the American College of Physicians

Medical Specialty Boards:
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine # 38570
Diplomate, American Board of Cardiovascular Disease #38570
Diplomate, American Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography #845

State Licenses:
California: #C42075
Virginia: #24325
Tennessee: #MD16706
District of Columbia: #15718
Maryland: #D33978
ECFMG: #099-657

Past and Present Positions:

  • Instructor in Medicine – University of Alabama in Birmingham
  • Director of Training and Research – Tehran Cardiovascular Medical Center
  • Chief of Cardiology – Tehran Cardiovascular Medical Center, Tehran, Iran (400 bed Cardiovascular Referral and Research Center)
  • Associate Professor of Medicine and Chief, Department of Cardiology – National University of Iran, Tehran, Iran
  • Chief, Department of Cardiology and Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories – American Hospital of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
  • Vice-President – Iranian Society of Cardiology
  • Examiner of the Iranian Board of Cardiology – Ministry of Higher Education
  • Lecturer at Tehran University, School of Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Chief of Cardiology, Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory – Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Chairman, CCU Committee – Chapman Medical Center, Orange, CA
  • Vice Chairman, Department of Cardiology – Western Medical Center, Santa Ana, CA
  • Chairman, Department of Cardiology – Western Medical Center, Santa Ana, CA
  • Director, Cardiovascular Services – Hoag Hospital, Irvine, CA
  • Private Practice – Cardiology Specialists of Orange County, Orange County, CA

Publications:
Co-authored the book entitled Cardiology Review and has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals. A compilation of the work has been presented at various scientific meetings.

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