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Dr. Saro Avakian, MD

Family Medicine* Age 59
Dr. Saro Avakian, MD
4.3 (34 Ratings)

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Dr. Saro Avakian, MD

Family Medicine* Age 59
Glendale, CA
Accepting new patients
34 years of experience

Offers telehealth



Dr. Saro Avakian, MD works in Glendale, CA as a Family Medicine Physician and has 34 years experience.

They are board certified in Family Practice and graduated from Iran University of Medical Science & Health Services, School of Medicine in 1990. Dr. Avakian has has worked on more claims relating to Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Avakian has received an average rating of 4.3 from patients and has been reviewed 34 times. They are affiliated with Adventist Health Glendale and Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center. Their office accepts new patients and has telehealth appointments. Dr. Avakian also speaks Armenian and Persian. Dr. Avakian practices at Practice in Glendale, CA.

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  1. 1 Office
    1030 S Glendale Ave Ste 403, Glendale, CA 91205

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Sep 01, 2021
I recommend Dr. Saro Avakian, as he really pays attention to his patient, carefully checking all test results and indicators, explains options, and provides important information, while listening to any points addressed by the patient. His staff are professional and responsive.
M. Keraachi — Sep 01, 2021
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Medical Education
  • Iran University of Medical Science & Health Services, School of Medicine
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  • Family Practice
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Dr. Saro Avakian, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today.

Dr. Avakian accepts telehealth appointments. Please call Dr. Avakian's office to make an appointment.

Dr. Avakian accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross as well as many others. See all of the insurances Dr. Avakian accepts here.

Dr. Avakian frequently sees patients for Urinary Tract Infection (UTI).

Yes, Dr. Avakian speaks Armenian and Persian. See Dr. Avakian's profile on MedicalNewsToday for more information.

Dr. Avakian has a star rating of 4.3/5 and has been reviewed 34 times.

Dr. Avakian is board certified in Family Practice.

Dr. Avakian has been practicing as a Family Medicine Physician for 34 years.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Adventist Health Glendale
  • Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center

Know Before You Go

Preventive care: what doctors want you to know

Preventive care can help identify current or future health and medical concerns before they become major.

  1. Hepatitis C Screening: Questions for the Doctor

    Everyone ages 18 to 79 needs to get tested for hepatitis C. (USPSTF)

  2. Protect Yourself from Seasonal Flu

    Get the flu vaccine every year to protect yourself and others from the flu. (ACIP)

  3. Talk with Your Doctor About Depression

    Talk with your doctor about how you are feeling if you have been sad, down, or hopeless. (USPSTF)

  4. Get Your Well-Woman Visit Every Year

    See a doctor or nurse for a checkup once a year. (HRSA)

  5. Watch for Warning Signs of Relationship Violence

    If you think your partner might be abusive, talk with your doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)

  6. Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

    Get a Pap test every 3 years. If you get a Pap test and an HPV test, you can get screened every 5 years instead. (USPSTF)

  7. Get Tested for HIV

    Get tested for HIV at least once. You may need to get tested more often depending on your risk. (USPSTF)

  8. Get Your Blood Pressure Checked

    Get your blood pressure checked regularly — at least every 5 years.  (USPSTF)

  9. Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation

    If you are concerned about your drinking, ask your doctor about screening and counseling. (USPSTF)

  10. Get Vaccines to Protect Your Health (Adults Ages 19 to 49 Years)

    Get important adult shots (vaccinations). (ACIP)

  11. Get Enough Folic Acid

    Learn why women your age need folic acid. (USPSTF)

  12. Quit Smoking

    If you smoke, ask your doctor about services to help you quit. (USPSTF)

  13. Talk with Your Doctor About Drug Misuse

    If you’re worried about your drug use, talk with a doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)