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With an extensive background in women’s health, Raffi Chalian, MD, FACOG, is a highly regarded and trusted OB/GYN. He welcomes new and existing patients to his private practice Raffi Chalian, M.D. in Glendale, California.

Dr. Chalian earned his Doctor of Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial College in London. After relocating to New York, Dr. Chalian went through an internship at New York University Downtown Hospital. He then completed a top-rated obstetrics and gynecology residency and fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Currently, Dr. Chalian is board-certified in gynecologic oncology and obstetrics and gynecology through the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He’s also a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Throughout his career, Dr. Chalian has held several prestigious leadership positions in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Chalian has held faculty appointments at some of Philadelphia’s most distinguished educational facilities, including the University of Pennsylvania, Thomas Jefferson Medical School — now Sidney Kimmel Medical College —  and Temple University. He also served as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Fluent in English, Armenian, and Greek, Dr. Chalian enjoys conversing with patients who would otherwise struggle with language barriers. He’s known for providing patient-centric care, where each decision is made in conjunction with the individual patient after discussions about various treatment plans. Patients of Dr. Chalian appreciate his excellent bedside manner and natural ability to be attentive during appointments. In his spare time he enjoys skiing, hiking and spending time with his family and friends. He believes that good interpersonal relationships (with friends, family and colleagues) capture the essence of good living.

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Dr. Chalian on Healthline

Dr. Chalian on Healthline


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We speak Armenian, Greek, Farsi and English! Request your appointment today

We speak Armenian, Greek, Farsi and English! Request your appointment today


Raffi Chalian, M.D.
1505 Wilson Terrace, Suite 150
Glendale, CA 91206
Phone: 818-208-6876
Fax: 818-484-8711

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