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Dr. Sammy Eghbalieh

FACS, DFSVS, RPVI | Vascular Surgeon

Dr. Sammy Eghbalieh of SCMSC in Los Angeles, a top-rated vascular surgeon
Dr. Sammy Eghbalieh, FACS, DFSVS, RPVI is a board-certified expert in the most advanced techniques of vascular, endovascular, and minimally invasive surgery for venous and arterial diseases. He is the fastest growing vascular surgeon in the San Fernando Valley and has done over 10,000 procedures. He is the director of vascular and endovascular surgery as well as, director of vascular imaging at Southern California Multi-Specialty Center (SCMSC).

Dr. Eghbalieh treats the following vascular conditions:

  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Limb Salvage and Amputation Prevention
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcers/ Advanced Wound Healing
  • Venous/ Arterial Leg Ulcers
  • Abdominal and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Dialysis Access/ Renal Disease
  • Varicose Veins
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  • May-Thurner Syndrome
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Subclavian Artery Steal Syndrome
Dr. Sammy Eghbalieh monitoring an ultrasound of the carotid artery of a patient in their Los Angeles office
Dr. Sammy Eghbalieh confers with Dr. Andrew Abi-chaker at SCMSC about a patient needing vascular surgery

Dr. Sammy Eghbalieh and Dr. Andrew Abi-Chaker

Dr. Eghbalieh is trained in revolutionary wound healing treatments for aggressive limb salvage, including endovascular and surgical repair of blocked arteries using cutting-edge medical devices to prevent amputation. He is an expert in the field of treating severe cases of diabetic foot ulcerations and critical limb ischemia (CLI). Many patients come to Dr. Eghbalieh seeking a 2nd opinion where they have been told amputation is their only option.

Dr. Eghbalieh practices the latest endovascular methods for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) repair and is recognized among his peers as a pioneer in challenging cases, often receiving referrals from other surgeons. Unique to Dr. Eghbalieh, he incorporates advanced intravascular ultrasound imaging (IVUS) in his AAA/ TAA cases to ensure the best surgical results. He also serves on the Providence Holy Cross Medical Center Trauma team where he treats severe, emergency aortic dissections.

Dr. Eghbalieh was the founder of the TCAR (Trans-Carotid Artery Revascularization) program at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center. He is one of the few surgeons in Southern California that specializes in this minimally invasive carotid procedure. He offers a collaborative approach to treating carotid disease and was a key contributor to the development of the comprehensive stroke program at Providence Holy Cross.

Additionally, he has expertise in venous disease with advanced training in Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), May Thurner Syndrome (MTS) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE). He uses multiple innovative techniques for treating venous disease and clot removal. Dr. Eghbalieh has expertise in treating challenging cases with the most advanced thrombectomy devices.

Dr. Eghbalieh champions a team approach when it comes to treating his dialysis patients with renal disease. He works closely with the patient’s nephrologist, caregivers, and dialysis centers to ensure the best possible outcomes. There are few surgeons in Southern California with more experience than him in advanced fistula creations and dialysis access. His team is available 24/7 to these patients.

Dr. Eghbalieh completed his undergraduate degree at UCLA and finished among the top 5 students of his graduating class to be awarded “Bruin of the Year.” He later attended the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA-Drew Medical Education Program. After medical school he completed his general surgery residency at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Connecticut, an affiliate hospital of Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Eghbalieh also received his postdoctoral research fellowship in vascular surgery at Yale School of Medicine. His postdoctoral research and received national recognition and publications. After his time at Yale, he was one of the lucky few applicants to be awarded a fellowship in vascular, endovascular, and minimally invasive vascular surgery at the highly competitive and world-renowned Albany Medical Center Vascular Surgery Department.

He is well respected among his peers and collaborates with leading medical device companies to help train other physicians in his advanced limb salvage techniques. Additionally, he trains physicians internationally on his carotid approach with the latest procedure.

When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Eghbalieh enjoys biking, spending time with family and traveling.

Dr. Sammy Eghbalieh, the top-rated vascular surgeon at Southern California Multi-Specialty Center in Los Angeles

Sammy Eghbalieh, MD, FACS, DFSVS, RPVI

Dr. Sammy Eghbalieh is an active member of many surgical societies, including:

  • Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)
  • Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Physicians for Social Responsibility
  • Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery (SCVS)
  • Southern California Society for Vascular Surgery
  • Southern California American College of Surgeons

At Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, he serves on the following boards & committees:

  • Providence Heart Institute Leadership Council
  • Chair of Patient Safety Indicator
  • Quality Management Committee
  • Critical Care Committee and Pulmonary Embolism Response Team
  • Co-director of the TCAR Program


Currently serving as Clinical Assistant Professor of General Study at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (DGSOM) Drew Medical Education Program
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) B.A. Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Residency & Fellowships:

  • Yale University School of Medicine Affiliate Hospitals- Saint Mary’s Hospital
  • Yale University School of Medicine Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Section of Vascular Surgery
  • Albany Medical Center Vascular Surgery Fellowship

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery
  • Fellows of American College of Surgeons
  • Distinguished Fellow Society of Vascular Surgery
  • California Department of Public Health Fluoroscopy Supervisor and Operator
  • Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation

Awards & Recognitions:

  • Los Angeles Magazine Top Doctors, 2016, 2020, 2021, 2022
  • America’s Top Surgeons- Consumers’ Research Council of America, 2018, 2019
  • Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery Young Vascular Surgeons Scholarship 2017, 2021
  • Providence Holy Cross Medical Center CME Award 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Pride in Profession in Vascular Surgery 2016
  • Young Surgeons/ Professors Rounds Scholarship 2014
  • SCVS Fellows Scholarship 2014
  • SCVS Incoming Fellows Scholarship 2013
  • 1st Place Resident Skills Competition, Connecticut ACS Chapter 2012
  • Outstanding Six Consecutive Resident Research Competition Award 2012
  • Society for Vascular Surgery Basic Science Poster Competition Winner 2011, Yale School of Medicine


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SCMSC front office staff in Los Angeles  welcoming a new patient for vascular surgery