Alexander Marmureanu, M.D.

Alexander Marmureanu, M.D.



Dr. Alexander Marmureanu is a general surgeon who is currently practicing at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital. As a prominent thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon, he has special expertise in the field of minimally invasive surgery, where he developed and pioneered several techniques and procedures. The surgeon is the founding physician of California Heart & Lung Surgery Medical Center and has authored numerous research papers and publications. A member of multiple organizations and committees, both nationally and internationally, Dr. Alexander Marmureanu maintains a busy and active cardiothoracic surgery practice, performing over 400 procedures every year. He has over 30 years of professional experience and is skilled in the practice of medicine and surgery, medical-legal consulting, healthcare management, and implanting medical devices.

The surgeon is also the recipient of the Medical Award for 20 Years of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Before practicing in California, Dr. Alexander Marmureanu had a medical license for New York. At the moment, he can also practice in Florida. The surgeon is certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery and in Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Alexander Marmureanu has appeared as a guest speaker on numerous TV and radio shows, where he discussed the benefits of cutting-edge surgical techniques, as well as the advantages of minimally invasive surgery for thoracic and cardiovascular patients.

He is a Clinical Instructor at the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery of UCLA and a Teaching Assistant in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery at the New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Alexander Marmureanu is also the Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery at St. Vincent Medical Center Los Angeles, Centinela Hospital Medical Center, and Southern California Center. He is a distinguished member of numerous medical societies and organizations, such as the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, the New York State Medical Society, the St. Vincent Cornette Society, and the Cardiothoracic Surgery Network.

Procedures Dr. Marmureanu Performs at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Beating Heart Bypass Surgery
  • Minimally-Invasive Vessel Harvesting
  • Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmia Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Lobectomy
  • Hyperhidrosis Surgery
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
  • Lower Extremity Bypass
  • Venous Disease Surgery
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Endovenous Laser Therapy
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Endovascular Reconstruction
  • Hemodialysis Access

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthNet
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Romanian

Education & Training

Medical Degree

University of Craiova Faculty of Medicine

Internship(s)

New York University School of Medicine General Surgery

Residency(ies)

New York University School of Medicine, General Surgery

New York University School of Medicine, Plastic Surgery

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, General Surgery

Fellowship(s)

UCLA Medical Center, Thoracic Surgery



Memberships & Affiliations

  • Joint Council on Thoracic Surgery Joint Council on Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery Residents Association Thoracic Surgery Residents Association
  • International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Association of International Vascular Surgeons Association of International Vascular Surgeons
  • Romanian Association for Endoscopic Surgery Romanian Association for Endoscopic Surgery
  • American Medical Association American Medical Association
  • Los Angeles County Medical Association Los Angeles County Medical Association
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Network Cardiothoracic Surgery Network
  • Publications & Media