Aarya Kafi, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
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    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CAFellow2018Pulmonary and Critical Care
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CAChief Resident2015Internal Medicine
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CAResident2014Internal Medicine
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CAM.D.2011Medicine
    Univesity of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CAB.S.2007Biochemistry

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    Dr. Aarya Kafi is a Pulmonary and Critical Care trained physician who specializes in Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) and Lung Transplantation. He is returning to the University of Southern California after completing his residency and fellowship training at Cedars Sinai Medical Center where he had the opportunity to work closely with leaders in the field of Interstitial Lung Disease.

    He strives to provide evidence based, cutting edge care to all of his patients. His ambulatory care mission is to foster a comfortable environment for patients where he can deliver high quality care and allow patients to voice all of their concerns with open-ended communication, free of medical jargon. In addition to his ILD and transplant work, Dr. Kafi also works as an Intensivist in the intensive care units at both Keck Hospital and LAC+USC. He enjoys medical education and is constantly looking for ways to improve his medical practice.

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    1. Kafi A, Friedman O, Kim I. Use of low-dose thrombolytics for treatment of intracardiac thrombus and massive pulmonary embolus after aborted liver transplant leads to recovery of right ventricular function and redo liver transplantation. BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Jul 06; 2017. PMID: 28687687.
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    2. Patel AK, Kafi A, Bonet A, Shapiro SM, Oh SS, Zeidler MR, Betancourt J. Resolution of a Mobile Right Atrial Thrombus Complicating Acute Pulmonary Embolism With Low-Dose Tissue Plasminogen Activator in a Patient With Recent Craniotomy. J Intensive Care Med. 2016 Oct; 31(9):618-21. PMID: 27139009.
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    3. Zimman A, Chen SS, Komisopoulou E, Titz B, Martínez-Pinna R, Kafi A, Berliner JA, Graeber TG. Activation of aortic endothelial cells by oxidized phospholipids: a phosphoproteomic analysis. J Proteome Res. 2010 Jun 04; 9(6):2812-24. PMID: 20307106.
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