Dr. Sam Baradarian is a cardiothoracic surgeon in La Jolla, CA. He is trained to perform a range of highly intricate surgeries on the organs and structures of the chest.

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  • Recommends
  • Available
  • On Time
  • Friendly
  • Professional
  • Knowledgeable
  • Nice Office
  • Understandable
  • Reachable
  • Helpful Staff

The first time I met the doc was under emergency circumstances. A lady at a clinic spotted my swollen ankles and away I went. When I met Dr. Baradarian, I was too filled with meds to pronounce his name, so he leaned in and gently said, "Just call me Sam." Four years later, my valve didn't last as long as they had hoped and I was back for a consult before receiving a cow valve. He stepped into the exam room and asked, "Do you remember me?" If you've ever seen the movie, Road House, where a bar maid realizes who she's talking to, the famous bouncer, I reacted just like that girl. I thought to myself, "Dude! You only saved my life!" but I managed to keep my composure and I just said, "Yes! You're Dr. Baradarian, and this time, I can say your name!" He drew a picture of my valve on his scrub while he was briefing me and I thought, this guy's just like my dad. You could put him in a tent and he'd still do the same high quality job. He's not about trappings. He's about saving lives.

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Scripps Clinic (John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion)  

Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. Sam Baradarian is accepting new patients at this office.


9898 Genesee Avenue, 3rd Floor, La Jolla, CA 92037

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Cardiothoracic Surgery & Cardiac Surgery & Thoracic Surgery & Vascular Surgery & General Surgery
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Practice Specialty Cardiothoracic Surgery
Languages Spoken English

Insurance Accepted  

  • Medicare

About Dr. Baradarian
Dr. Baradarian


Dr. Sam Baradarian graduated from Other in 1992.

Dr. Baradarian has one office in California where he specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery and General Surgery.


Education & Training  

Medical School

  • Other
    MD • 1992

Hospital Affiliations

  • Scripps Health

Languages Spoken  

  • English

Dr. Baradarian's Medicare Fee‑for‑Service Data (2014)  

Please Note: The information displayed below is sourced from the 2014 Medicare Physician and Other Supplier National Provider Identifier (NPI) Aggregate Report. It's important to remember that the statistics below are not inclusive of all patients treated by Dr. Baradarian, but only those who participate in Medicare.

  • Doctor participates in Medicare?: Yes 
  • Number of HCPCS Codes: 61 
  • Number of Services: 244 
  • Medical Suppress Indicator:  
  • Number of HCPCS Associated With Medical Services: 61 
  • Number of Medical Services: 244 
  • Number of Medicare Patients with Medical Services: 115 
  Medicare Patient Demographics
  • Total Number of Medicare Patients: 115 
  • Average Age of Medicare Patients: 76 
  • Number of Patients Under Age 65: 0 
  • Number of Patients Age 65 to 74: 43 
  • Number of Patients Age 75 to 84: 46 
  • Number of Patients Over Age 84: 0 
  • Number of Female Patients : 46 
  • Number of Male Patients: 69 
  • Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients: 81 
  • Number of Black or African American Patients: 0 
  • Number of Asian Pacific Islander Patients: 0 
  • Number of Hispanic Patients: 20 
  • Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients: 0 
  • Number of Patients with Race Not Elsewhere Classified: 0 
  • Number of Patients with Medicare Only Entitlement: 92 
  • Number of Patients with Medicare & Medicaid Entitlement: 23 
  Medicare Patient Condition Demographics
  • Percent of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: 41% 
  • Percent of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia: 10% 
  • Percent of Patients with Asthma: 10% 
  • Percent of Patients with Cancer: 20% 
  • Percent of Patients with Heart Failure: 64% 
  • Percent of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: 48% 
  • Percent of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: 29% 
  • Percent of Patients with Depression: 20% 
  • Percent of Patients with Diabetes: 34% 
  • Percent of Patients with Hyperlipidemia: 75% 
  • Percent of Patients with Hypertension (High Blood Pressure): 75% 
  • Percent of Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease: 75% 
  • Percent of Patients with Osteoporosis: 0% 
  • Percent of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis / Osteoarthritis: 34% 
  • Percent of Patients with Schizophrenia / Other Psychotic Disorders: 0% 
  • Percent of Patients with Stroke: 10% 
  Medicare Payments Data
  • Total Submitted Charge Amount: $299,759.60 
  • Total Medicare Allowed Amount: $115,706.67 
  • Total Medicare Payment Amount: $88,567.53 
  • Total Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $91,109.16 
  • Total Medical Submitted Charge Amount: $299,759.60 
  • Total Medical Medicare Allowed Amount: $115,706.67 
  • Total Medical Medicare Payment Amount: $88,567.53 
  • Total Medical Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $91,109.16 
  Medicare Prescription Drug Data
  • Drug Suppress Indicator: n/a 
  • Number of HCPCS Associated With Drug Services: 0 
  • Number of Drug Services: 0 
  • Number of Medicare Beneficiaries With Drug Services: 0 
  • Total Drug Submitted Charge Amount: $0.00 
  • Total Drug Medicare Allowed Amount: $0.00 
  • Total Drug Medicare Payment Amount: $0.00 
  • Total Drug Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $0.00 

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