Sam S. Torbati, MD

Emergency Medicine

Office: 310-423-8780Fax: 310-423-0424
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Office location

Emergency Room - Beverly Hills
3104238780
8700 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles
CA
90048

Specialty

  • Emergency Medicine

    Provider Info

    GENDER

    Male

    LANGUAGES

    Farsi, English

    EXPERIENCE

    26 years

    Education

    • University of California, San Diego
      Residency - Completed 2000
    • Mercy Hospital, San Diego
      Internship - Completed 1997
    • University of California, San Diego-School of Medicine
      Medical School - Completed 1996
    • UCLA, 1992

    Research

    Dr. Torbati's current various research interests include outpatient and inpatient therapies of COVID-19, targeted-temperature management, thrombolytics in pulmonary embolism, emergency department resuscitation with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), sepsis, and diagnostic failures in geriatrics.

    PUBLICATIONS

    • Payne-Cardona M, San Luis VA, Aazami R, Dermendjieva M, Erin M, Kirkwood J, Tong C, Marks G, Smith EA, Torbati SS, Gilmore JF. Pharmacist Driven Antibiotic Redosing in the Emergency Department. Am J Emerg Med. 2021:50:160-166. doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2021.07.039
    • Berdahl CT, Glennon NC, Henreid AJ, Torbati S. The Safety of Home Discharge for Low-Risk Emergency Department Patients Presenting with Coronavirus-Like Symptoms during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Retrospective Cohort Study. JACEP Open. Epub ahead of print, 6 Aug 2020.
    • Bloom MB, Noorzad A, Lin C, Little M, Lee EY, Margulies DR & Torbati SS. Standing electric scooter injuries: Impact on a community. Am J Surg. July 25, 2020.
    • Ioannides KLH, Brownstein DJ, Henreid AJ, Torbati SS, Berdahl CT. Quantifying Emergency Physician Interruptions due to Electrocardiogram Review. J Emerg Med. 2021. DOI: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2020.11.024
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    Achievements

    Board Certifications

    • Board Certified in Emergency Medicine

    Awards & Activities

    • Top Doctors Selected by their Peers, Los Angeles Magazine - 2021
    • Top Doctors Selected by their Peers, Los Angeles Magazine - 2020
    • Cedars-Sinai Alumni Association Howard I. Wilner, MD. Alumnus of the Year Award - 2019
    • Clinician of the Year Award, Department of Emergency Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - 2012
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