Dr. Afshin Ehsan , MD

Cardiovascular Disease


Afshin Ehsan, MD, is a cardiothoracic surgeon, director of minimally invasive cardiac surgery and director of quality at the Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute. He is an associate professor of surgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. His research interests include the role of steroid hormone receptors in vein graft failure; glucose control in cardiac surgery patients; gene therapy for the treatment of cardiovascular disease and genetic engineering of bio-prosthetic grafts. Dr. Ehsan earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, and completed his residency and post doctoral training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston. He previously served as surgical director of the heart failure and transplant program and director of the cardiothoracic surgery intensive care unit at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a member of the Association for Academic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, and the America Heart Association.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 25 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Farsi

Education & Training

Medical School: University of Southern California

Graduation Date: in 1994

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Rhode Island Hospital
  • The Miriam Hospital

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Health Network
  • Avmed Choice
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • Tufts PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare

Dr. Ehsan's Office Information

Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

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Doctor Ehsan's Other Office Information

Tufts Medical Center
750 Washington St
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 636-1036

Fax:( ,6) 617-6361
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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University Cardiovascular Surgical Associates
2 Dudley St Ste 360
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 675-1313

Website:[email protected]
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

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