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Dr. Vimal Ponnezhan, MD

Critical Care Medicine* Age 44
Dr. Vimal Ponnezhan, MD
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Dr. Vimal Ponnezhan, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Los Angeles, CA.
Dr. Vimal Ponnezhan, MD
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Dr. Vimal Ponnezhan, MD

Critical Care Medicine* Age 44
Los Angeles, CA
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18 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Vimal Ponnezhan, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Los Angeles, CA.

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Dr. Vimal Ponnezhan, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has 18 years experience. They graduated from American University of The Caribbean School of Medicine. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with USC Arcadia Hospital and Huntington Hospital. Their office is not accepting new patients. Dr. Ponnezhan is board certified in Critical Care Medicine and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Traumatic Brain Injury
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Respiratory Failure
Traumatic Brain Injury
Acidosis
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Pneumonia
Abdominal Pain
Acute Bowel Infarction
Acute Bronchitis
Alkalosis
Anorectal Abscess
Asthma
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Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bird Flu
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Breast Cancer
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Burn Injuries
Chest Pain
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Emphysema
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Varices
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Influenza (Flu)
Inguinal Hernia
Interstitial Lung Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
Lung Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Pneumonitis
Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Shortness of Breath
Sleep Apnea
Swine Flu
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Wheezing
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Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Bronchoscopy
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
Respiratory Management
Thoracentesis

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  • Northern CA Cigna + Oscar LocalPlus EPO
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  • Choice Plus POS
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Locations

  1. 1 Los Angeles Community Hospital at Los Angeles
    4081 E Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90023
  2. 2 Foothill Pulmonary & Critical Care Consultants Medical Group Inc.
    959 E Walnut St Ste 120, Pasadena, CA 91106
  3. 3 USC Verdugo Hills Hospital
    1812 Verdugo Blvd, Glendale, CA 91208
  4. 4 St. Francis Pathology Medical Group
    3630 E Imperial Hwy, Lynwood, CA 90262

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Apr 15, 2023
Dr. Ponnezhan is one of the best doctors I have had the pleasure of going to. So nice, so knowledgeable, so thorough. You will recognize his confidence in all that he says and you can't help but to feel that confidence too. The staff consists of a wonderful group of friendly, helpful professionals that will always go out of their way to help you.
Robin Pitts — Apr 15, 2023
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Specialties*
Critical Care Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • American University of The Caribbean School of Medicine
    2006
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  • Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Vimal Ponnezhan, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Ponnezhan's profile.

Dr. Vimal Ponnezhan, MD is affiliated with USC Arcadia Hospital and Huntington Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Vimal Ponnezhan, MD holds board certification in Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease.

Hospital Affiliations

  • USC Arcadia Hospital

    300 W Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA

  • Huntington Hospital

    100 W California Blvd, Pasadena, CA