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 Los Angeles, 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 Los Angeles, 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 Los Angeles, 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 Los Angeles, 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


"Very simple and straightforward experience. Clear communication via text allowed for a simple onboarding answer check in process. Very short on-office wait time, friendly staff. Thorough."



"The entire Staff is Kind, Courteous, and efficient. Dr. Avi Ishaaya is very patient, attentive, though, and takes his time to answer any questions you may have. Great Medical Services"



"The staff. Was great. Was in and out in a timely matter. Everyone was kind."



"I was seen here for preop screening. I am a nurse myself, so I know a fair bit about running a medical office, and can recognize when one is not running well. I was beyond impressed with the level of efficiency in this office. To say the least, it ran like a fine tuned instrument. The nurses and technicians were obviously very intelligent and very well trained. What was most impressive was that they all seemed to be supportive of one another and actually enjoyed working together and for this organization. As a patient I felt that the entire staff was attentive and concerned regarding my welfare. Congratulations on your success!"



"My experience at this office was pleasurable! The staff were friendly and the doctor was kind. Would come back here again for my future needs!"



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