Sam S. Torbati, MD

Emergency Medicine

Office: 310-423-8780
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Office location

3104238780
8700 Beverly Blvd # 1103
Los Angeles
CA
90048

Specialty

  • Emergency Medicine

    Provider Info

    GENDER

    Male

    LANGUAGES

    Farsi, English

    EXPERIENCE

    24 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
    • University of California Los Angeles, 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

    • 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.
    • Lange DC, Conte S, Pappas-Block E, Hildebrandt D, Nakamura M, Makkar R, Kar S, Torbati S, Geiderman J, McNeil N, Cercek B, Tabak SW, Rokos I & Henry T. Cancellation of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab after Activation for ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2018;11:e004464.

    Achievements

    Board Certifications

    • Board Certified in Emergency Medicine

    Awards & Activities

    • 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
    • America’s Top Emergency Physicians, Consumer Research Council of America - 2006 - 2011
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