Dr. Nassir Azimi

Interventional Cardiology
La Mesa
22 years experience male

Locations

La Mesa Cardiac Center

La Mesa

Address

5565 Grossmont Center Dr., 455, La Mesa
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

AFLAC

Affinity Health Plan

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

About

Bio

He is quadruple board certified and re certified (in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology and nuclear cardiology). He has gained local and national recognition. He is voted by his peers as one of San Diego Magazines's Top Doctors in Cardiology 2013 and 2014 and 2016 and 2017. Castle Connolly has chosen him as Top Doctor in Interventional Cardiology in 2013-2017. Additionally, the Consumer's Research Council of America has added him to the list of America's Top Cardiologists in 2013-2017. He has been Doctor's of Excellence in Leaders of Healthcare publication 2014, 2015 and 2016 edition. He serves on editorial board of Cardiology and Vascular Journal as well as Vascular Disease Management. He has numerous public

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Interventional Cardiology

Cardiology, Board Certified

Internal Medicine

Nuclear Medicine

Languages spoken

Dari, English, Pashto, Persian

Doctor Q&A

482 Answers
738 Agrees
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A male asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Deconditioning?: Make sure you are checked for your oxygen levels at rest and with standing and then with walking. Also get CXR, pulmonary function tests and get a ca ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Septum is wall: Septal hypertrophy is not the wall between the nares but the wall between the ventricles of the heart. Septum is wall and hypetrophy is thikening.
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1 thank
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Review meds: First thing to do is review all the medications and potential side effects.

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Jul 20, 2013
This is a kind, knowledgeable, good-humored physician who you feel comfortable under his care. Highly recommended. I went to medical school with him, so I know...
Jul 21, 2013
Great answers. Nice job!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Azimi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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thanks for answering! i have lupus and interstitial lung disease. i did go to the er and they sent me home with pleurisy without a chest xray or anything. so i saw mu rheumatologist today and am getti...Read More
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I see that you answered more than one of my questions. Thank you soooo much, especially for the very clear description of the pericardial rub sound! We all know the sound of velcro.
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Thanks very much for tour quick response! It was probably a stupid question but I was curious. Thanks again and have a nice day!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Dartmouth Medical School, NH
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL ANSCHUTZ INPATIENT
Completed 2001

Awards

San Diego Magazine Top Doctors
San Diego Magazine Top Doctors 2016
San Diego Magazine Top Doctors 2013

Affiliations

aMERICAN COLLEGE CARDIOLOGY
American Society of Echocardiography
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
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