Abraham Ishaaya, M.D., FCCP, FAASM, FACGS, MACGS

Meet Dr. Ishaaya

Dr. Abraham (Avi) Ishaaya is a board-certified physician in pulmonary, sleep, internal, and geriatric medicine. He leads his extensive Beverly Hills, CA practice, Dr. Avi Ishaaya Centers. Since 1996, he offers health and wellness services to patients of all ages. Dr. Ishaaya is an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the UCLA School of Medicine, and he is a member of the American Board of Bariatric Medicine. He is an accomplished speaker, author, researcher, and medical-legal expert in the Beverly Hills, CA area. Dr. Ishaaya believes in providing health and wellness services to treat his patients as individuals, not just individual services. He takes care of his patients as he would his own family, Dr. Ishaaya is dedicated to providing the answers to his patients’ health issues.

Skills and Specialties

What sets Dr. Ishaaya apart from other doctors is his exceptional availability, vast knowledge, and deep personal concern for his patients. He does this by performing diagnostic tests for health issues regarding cardiometabolic, heart, lung, telomere, allergy, asthma, and sleep issues. Dr. Avi Ishaaya Centers is outfitted with state-of-the-art technologies at his practice. He is also one of the leading physicians in Beverly Hills, CA who offers overnight sleep studies to diagnose and treat sleep disorders.

Dr. Ishaaya is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Pulmonary Medicine, the American Board of Sleep Medicine, and the American Board of Geriatrics.

Education and training

After graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Ishaaya went on to study medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Maryland Baltimore (UM-Baltimore). For his post-graduate training, Dr. Ishaaya was an internal medicine resident at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills, CA. Then, he completed a pulmonary and critical care fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center as well.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Ishaaya is a member of the following professional associations and organizations:

  • American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow
  • American Thoracic Society, Member
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Fellow
  • American College of Geriatric Specialists, Fellow and Master
  • American Board of Bariatric Medicine, Member

Honors and awards

Young Investigators Award
Southern California Pulmonary Research Conference

Paul Rubenstein Award Excellence in Original Research
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Excellence in Research Award
Soloman Scholar


"My visits and communication with this Dr. and the office has been a breath of fresh air! I sought a second opinion here and will definitely be staying. They are professional, communicative, and best of all I feel listened to. Can’t ask for more."



"(Translated by Google) Excellent team and very fast, and very friendly very good work (Original) Excelente equipo y muy rápido ,y muy amables muy buen trabajo"



"Getting ready for surgery is never an easy thing. But my pre-op appt was so great with these nurses. Mitchell (aka DR) did the best ultrasound of my heart. Blanca did my EKG making me laugh and Ron did my X-ray. Dr. Ishaaya and his crew are the best. Wish other nurses and Dr offices could show this much love for their jobs. Life would definitely be much happier and easier."



"The staff at Dr. Ishaaya office are very pleasant and professional. They are very involved in answering questions and providing the best options to help you to feel yourself again."



"Everyone there was sooo nice and helpful."



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