Afshin Ehsan M.D., Thoracic Surgeon

Afshin Ehsan M.D.

Cardiologist | Interventional Cardiology

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2 Dudley Street Suite 360 Providence Rhode Island, 02905
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4/5

About

Afshin Ehsan, MD, maintains a position at University Surgical Associates located in the Providence region of Rhode Island. University Surgical Associates is Rhode Island's largest multidisciplinary surgical group, providing state of the art care to Southern New England and having influenced care of national and international referrals. Dr. Ehsan is a cardiac surgeon of over 10 years, speaking around the world to colleagues on his expertise. Dr. Ehsan has contributed several medical articles over the course of his career; also holding several memberships with medical organizations that promote continued learning in his field.

Education and Training

University of Southern California

Univ of Southern Ca Sch of Med, Los Angeles Ca 1994

Board Certification

SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS

Thoracic SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic SurgeryABTS

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 17 years of experience

Areas of expertise and specialization

Cardiac Surgery

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Local, Regional, National, and International Public Speaking -

Residency

  • Brigham & Women'S Hosp, Thoracic Surgery; Univ Ca San Diego Med Ctr, General Surgery  
  • University of California, San Diego   1994
  • University of California, San Diego   2000
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital   2002

Fellowships

  • Brigham & Women's Hospital, Fellow    1997

Internships

  • University of California at San Diego

Fellowships

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Heart Association, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Heart Valve Society of America, Society for Heart Valve Disease

Articles and Publications

  • Articles Published

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Hard Work and Dedication

Hobbies / Sports

  • Golfing, Time with Family, Enjoying Music and Live Concerts

Favorite professional publications

  • New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Afshin Ehsan M.D.'s Practice location

2 Dudley Street Suite 360 -
Providence, Rhode Island 02905
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