Dr. Michael E. Bowdish

Dr. Michael E. Bowdish

Dr. Michael E. Bowdish
Heart Surgeon
Smidt Heart Institute
Dr. Michael E. Bowdish

About Dr. Michael E. Bowdish, Heart Surgeon

Dr. Michael E. Bowdish is a cardiac surgeon and a professor at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He specializes in the surgical treatment of heart and cardiovascular disorders, such as atherosclerosis, endocarditis, valvular, or congenital heart disease. He is also the vice chair of quality and research in cardiac surgery, and the director of research, quality, and outcomes at the Smidt Heart Institute.

Dr. Bowdish received his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Southern California. He then pursued a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital, where he also served as an assistant attending surgeon. He has held academic and clinical positions at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Southern California, and several hospitals in the Los Angeles area.

Dr. Bowdish is an active researcher and educator, with over 100 publications and numerous grants and awards. His research interests include mechanical circulatory support, heart transplantation, cardiac valve repair and replacement, and outcomes and quality improvement in cardiac surgery.

He is also involved in teaching and mentoring medical students, residents, and fellows, and serves as the chair of the biomedical institutional review board at the University of Southern California. He is a member of several professional societies, such as the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.

Dr. Bowdish is a highly respected and experienced cardiac surgeon dedicated to advancing the field of cardiac surgery and improving the lives of his patients. His patients rated him 4.9 out of 5, who appreciate his expertise, compassion, and communication skills. He is accepting new patients at his locations in Los Angeles and Pasadena.

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Heart Surgeon
Cardiac and thoracic surgeons specialize in treating diseases affecting the chest, lungs, esophagus and heart. Although these surgeons have the same general training and are certified by the same board, they treat different patients. Cardiac surgeons treat heart problems, including heart disease, heart transplants and heart failure. Thoracic surgeons treat issues of the lungs, such as lung cancer or emphysema.


  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Aortic Surgery
  • Cardiopulmonary Transplantation
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
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+1 310-423-3851
127 S. San Vincente, AHSP A3100, Los Angeles, California
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Dr. Michael E. Bowdish

Dr. Michael E. Bowdish

Heart Surgeon

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Smidt Heart Institute

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