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Leheb Araim

Leheb Hisham Araim, M.D.

Golden State Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery
202 W. Willow Ave.
Suite 405
Visalia, CA  93291-6526
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Emory University (B.A. Chemistry, Minor Arabic 1994)

Medical College of Georgia (M.D. 1998)

University of Tennessee - Combined Surgical Residency & Research (1998-2004)

University of Louisville Cardiothoracic Residency (2004-2006)

University of Tennessee - Adult Cardiothoracic Fellowship (2007-2008)

American Board of Surgery (Certified 2005)

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
(Certified 2007/Recertified 2016)

2010 Physician of the Year - Kaweah Delta Healthcare District

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

Chair, Department of Cardiovascular Services (2017-2019)

Other Interests

Cardiac Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
Valve Disease
Coronary Disease
Lung Cancer

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Aorta
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac
  • Professional Affairs
  • Chest wall
  • Coronary disease
  • Diaphragm
  • Education
  • Endocarditis
  • Ethics
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Great vessels
  • Heart failure
  • History
  • Lung
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Mediastinum
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Pericardium
  • Thoracic
  • Trachea and bronchi
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Valve disease