Amir Ghaffarian

Dr. Amir Ghaffarian, MD, RPVI
Vascular Surgeon

Dr. Ghaffarian completed his bachelor’s degree and medical school at University of Utah. He was inducted in the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor society for being in the top 10% of his medical school class. Dr. Ghaffarian then went on to complete a 5 year integrated vascular surgery residency training at the University of Washington. During his training, he was awarded best presentation award 9 times at regional and national vascular surgery conferences. His research focus during residency was on surgical techniques in vascular access, popliteal artery entrapment syndrome and surgical outcomes of complex aortic disease in frail patients. 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. These include fenestrated, physician modified aortic endografts, iliac branch devices.

Dr. Ghaffarian has specialized interest in the management and treatment of cerebrovascular disease, vascular trauma, peripheral vascular disease (limb salvage), dialysis access, venous insufficiency and other vascular pathology

Dr. Ghaffarian prides himself in providing quality care for his patients with focus on disease prevention. In his free time, he likes to spend time with his family, friends and vascular colleagues and enjoy the bright Vegas lights.