Dr. Amir Ghaffarian, MD, RPVI
Dr. Ghaffarian completed his bachelor’s degree and medical school at the University of Utah. He was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society for being in the top 10% of his medical school class. He then completed a 5-year integrated vascular surgery residency at the University of Washington. During his training, he was awarded the best presentation award 9 times at regional and national vascular surgery conferences. His research focus was on surgical techniques in vascular access, popliteal artery entrapment syndrome, and surgical outcomes of complex aortic disease. Dr. Ghaffarian has authored multiple surgical education modules and book chapters. He is currently on the editorial board for the vascular SCORE curriculum for trainee education.
During residency, Dr. Ghaffarian trained under the tutelage of Dr. Benjamin Starnes, MD in the management of complex aortic disease utilizing both open and endovascular techniques including physician-modified endografts. Additionally, his training occurred at the #1 busiest program in the country for vascular trauma and ruptured aortic aneurysms.
Dr. Ghaffarian prides himself in providing quality care for his patients to ensure the best possible outcomes. He is a well-rounded vascular surgeon with a broad set of clinical interests including the treatment of carotid disease, aortic aneurysms/dissections, peripheral vascular disease (limb salvage), vascular trauma, dialysis access, median arcuate ligament syndrome, mesenteric vascular disease, and venous pathologies.