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H. Nick N. Pirastehfar, M.D.

Languages: English
Specialties:
Professional Statement
Dr. Pirastehfar graduated from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (A former affiliate of the University of Pennsylvania) and finished my residency at Hahnemann University hospital (Drexel University) in Philadelphia. After finishing his residency he chose a career as a hospitalist, which is one of the most recent fields in practicing medicine. As a hospitalist his job is to take care of hospitalized patients. To diagnose, treat and address their acute medical issues. To request consultation when necessary and coordinating patient’s care among all physicians on a case and finally making a smooth transition when discharging a patient from the hospital. Dr. Pirastehfar practices at St. John's medical center and will be happy to take care of you or your loved ones if happens to be admitted to the hospital.
Education
Institution
Type
Shiraz University Of Medical Sciences (F/K/A Pahlavi Med School), Iran
Medical School
Drexel University College Of Medicine, (F/K/A Hahnemann) Philadelphia, PA
Internship
Drexel University College Of Medicine, (F/K/A Hahnemann) Philadelphia, PA
Residency
Health Plans Accepted
  • Aetna POS/EPO
  • Aetna Preferred Provider Organization
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered CA PPO/EPO
  • Blue Shield of CA Covered CA PPO/EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS/EPO
  • Cigna Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  • Coventry Integrated Network PPO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Interplan PPO/EPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan LTD PPO
  • Scan Senior Health Plan HMO
  • United Healthcare EPO
  • United Healthcare POS
  • United Healthcare PPO
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
 
The Doctors of Saint John's (MDSJ)
2121 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(424) 212-5921
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Saint John's Health Center