Areas of treatment:Central Airway Obstruction
Disease of the Pleura
- Critical Care
- Department of Medicine
Ramyar Mahdavi, MD
- Keck Hospital of USC
- LAC+USC Medical Center
- USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital
About this doctor:
My interest is providing care for patients with benign and malignant central airway obstruction, lung cancer and diseases of the pleura. My goal is to provide expeditious care in a multidisciplinary fashion with outstanding communication to both the patient and the referring physicians.
In addition to airway obstruction from malignancy, interventional pulmonary specialist treat non-malignant central airway obstruction due to diseases such as tracheal or sub-glottic stenosis, tracheobronchomalacia, relapsing polychondritis, relapsing respiratory papillomatosis, Wegener’s granulomatosis and foreign body removal.
Patients with lung nodules or masses as well as hilar and mediastinal adenopathy are evaluated and treated in a multidisciplinary approach with members of interventional pulmonology, medical oncology, thoracic surgery and radiation oncology.
Education:MD, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 1994
Internships:Lenox Hill Hospital, Internal Medicine, 2007-2008
Residencies:Lenox Hill Hospital, Internal Medicine, 2008-2010
Fellowships:Lenox Hill Hospital, Pulmonary and Critical Care, 2011-2014
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics - GME Office, Internventional Pulmonology, 2014-2015