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Gan H. Dunnington

Gan H. Dunnington, MD

Dr. Gan Dunnington is a board certified cardiothoracic surgeon, specializing in minimally invasive complex cardiac procedures such as the Hybrid Maze for treatment of atrial fibrillation, mitral valve repair and replacement, transcatheter aortic valve replacement as well as VATS lobectomy for the treatment of lung cancer. Dr. Dunnington received his medical degree from Medical College of Virginia. He completed his residency at Stanford University where he also served as Chief Resident of Surgery. In addition, he also completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Virginia.

Prior to joining Adventist Heart Institute, Dr. Dunnington was an assistant professor at Stanford University and assistant director of cardiothoracic surgery at El Camino Hospital—a Stanford University affiliate.

Armin Kiankhooy

Armin Kiankhooy, MD

Dr. Armin Kiankhooy is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon specializing in the most advanced treatments for heart and lung failure and minimally-invasive surgical treatments for atrial fibrillation such as the Hybrid Maze procedure.

Dr. Kiankhooy completed his general surgery residency at the University of Vermont and a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at the University of Virginia. He later completed an advanced heart and lung failure fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, with a focus on heart and lung transplantation and mechanical circulatory support, including the total artificial heart.

Dr. Kiankhooy most recently treated patients and was a member of the faculty at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, where he served as director of MCS/VAD/ECMO and surgery director of wellness. Dr. Kiankhooy is active in research and publishes frequently. He is the recipient of the Etz Chiam Milgrom Award and the Richard J. Hurvitz Excellence in Teaching Award from USC.

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