Graduated from Yerevan State Medical Institute, was trained and worked at the Leningrad Institute
of Cardiology, St. Petersburg, Russia as a cardiac surgeon before coming to the US where he trained at University of Southern California in both general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Darbinian joined OCTCS in 2006 and has been the chief of cardiac surgery at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo since 2008. His areas of interest include minimally invasive valve repair and replacement surgery, complex aorta reconstruction including arch bypass procedures surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation including the convergent procedure and valvular endocarditis.
Yereven State and Leningrad State Medical Institute 1988
University of Southern California 1998
University of Southern California 2003
University of Southern California 2005
American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery