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.
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
"Today was my first time here. The staff was friendly, interactive and absolutely wonderful. The nurse practitioner was amazing as well, very thorough. The entire staff touch their time, I didn’t feel rushed at all. I would recommend this office."
"Exceptional all around."
"Dr. Ishaaya is the kindest and most attentive doctor. He is very professional and asked for all the labs and X-rays so he can find the root cause of the problem. I am extremely happy that I found him."
"I got there earlier and the office got me in and took care of all my need for my surgery and I was out of the office early"
"Everything was amazing with the staff and the doctor, everything was also very quick and easy"
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