Ramin Jamshidi

Ramin Jamshidi, MD

Pediatric Surgeon

Dr. Jamshidi is a native of Northern California and holds degrees in physics and chemistry in addition to his medical doctorate degree. He attended UC San Diego on full academic UC Regents scholarship and spent a year at Harvard University as a Visiting Undergraduate Scholar. During medical school in Colorado, he served on the physics faculty at the University of Denver. While at UC San Francisco for surgical residency, he spent two years as a fetal surgery fellow and postdoctoral researcher, concentrating on medical device design and surgical education. Concurrently, he was on the physics faculty of University of San Francisco.

Following general surgery training, he completed pediatric surgery fellowship under the mentorship of Drs. Keith Oldham and Thomas Sato at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. In 2012, he joined Pediatric Surgeons of Phoenix.

Dr. Jamshidi is Board Certified in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery and is a Fellow with the American College of Surgeons. His particular clinical interests are in endocrine, thoracic, and vascular disease as well as trauma and oncology. Active research efforts focus on three areas: physical science in medicine (such as device design), medical education, and clinical outcomes.

Global health is another frequent activity of Dr. Jamshidi – he was named a Global Health Scholar at UC San Francisco and has ongoing relationships with groups in Guatemala and Peru.

Dr. Jamshidi lives in Phoenix with his wife and child, spending as much time as possible in the outdoors. They enjoy combining healthcare knowledge with outdoor experience to serve in global health and wilderness medicine roles.

Dr. Jamshidi is fluent in Spanish and Farsi (Persian). He joined Pediatric Surgeons of Phoenix in 2012.

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  • Academic Appointments
  • Department

    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgery, Maricopa Medical Center

    Position

    Trauma Surgeon (Adults & Pediatric) Maricopa Integrated Health System,

    Medical Director of Pediatric Trauma, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Phoenix, AZ

    Surgical Director of Pediatric Critical Care, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Phoenix, AZ

    Division Chief of Pediatric Critical Care, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Phoenix, AZ

    Secondary Appointments

    1. Assistant Clinical Professor, Affiliate Faculty, Department of Surgery, Creighton University School of Medicine
    2. Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, College of Medicine-Phoenix
    3. Assistant Professor, Clinical Scholar Track, University of Arizona
  • Publications (Last Five Years)
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    Jamshidi R. Wilderness wound care. In: Wilderness Medicine, 7th ed. Auerbach P, editor.

    Jamshidi R. Malpositioned Testis. In: Surgery: Core Principles and Practice, 2nd ed. Corson J and Williamson R, editors. Jaypee Heights; 2017.

    Jamshidi R. Spontaneous Pneumothorax. In: Surgery: Core Principles and Practice, 2nd ed. Corson J and Williamson R, editors. Jaypee Heights; 2017.

    Jamshidi R. Parapneumonic Effusion. In: Surgery: Core Principles and Practice, 2nd e Corson J and Williamson R, editors. Jaypee Heights; 2017.

    ​​​​​​​Jamshidi R. Thyroid Nodules. In: Surgery: Core Principles and Practice, 2nd ed. Corson J and Williamson R, editors. Jaypee Heights; 2017.

    E Garvey, D Twitchell, R Ragar, J Egan, R Jamshidi. Morbidity of pediatric dog bites: A case series at a level one pediatric trauma center. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2015;50(2):343-346.

    T Kopelman, R Jamshidi, P Pieri, K Davis, J Bogert, S Vail, D Gridley, M Singer-Pressman. Computed tomographic imaging in the pediatric patient with a seatbelt sign: still not good enough. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2018; 53(2): 357-361.

    ​​​​​​​R Jamshidi. Anorectal complaints: hemorrhoids, fissures, abscesses, fistulae. Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery 2018; 31(2): 117-120.

    P Anton-Martin, B Willis, J Nigro, K Budolfson, D Raz, R Jamshid Complete traumatic aortic transection. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports 2018; 38: 4-8.

    M Bartz-Kurycki, K Anderson, S Wythe, R Russell, R Jamshidi, R Williams, B Bucher, R Cina, A Alder, K Tsao. Surgical site infection prevention practices for infants vary significantly among pediatric surgeons: A survey of the Pediatric Surgical Research Collaborative. Journal American College of Surgeons 2018; 227(4): S165-166.

    M Bartz-Kurycki, C Green, K Anderson, A Alder, B Bucher, R Cina, R Jamshidi, R Russell, R Williams, K Tsao. Enhanced neonatal surgical site infection prediction model utilizing statistically and clinically significant variables in combination with a machine learning algorithm. American Journal of Surgery 2018; 216(4): 764-777.

    R Jamshidi. Central venous catheters: indications, techniques, and complications. Seminars in Pediatric Surgery 2019; 28(1): 26-32.

    R Jamshidi, J Densmore, D Gourlay, D Lal, C Calkins. Esophagojejunal anastomosis by circular stapler in pediatric patients: size minima defined by experience and geometry. (Accepted for publication, Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques 2019.)

    J Davis, J Liang, A Roh, L Kittrell, M Petterson, L Winton, M Connell, R Viscusi, I Komenaka, R Jamshidi. Breast Imaging-Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) classification does not apply to pediatric patients. (Manuscript submitted for review.)

  • Honors
  • Haile Debas Award for Surgical Accomplishment – UCSF Surgery

    Whitehead Academic Scholarship – CU Medicine

  • Academic Appointments
  • Department

    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgery, Maricopa Medical Center

    Position

    Trauma Surgeon (Adults & Pediatric) Maricopa Integrated Health System,

    Medical Director of Pediatric Trauma, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Phoenix, AZ

    Surgical Director of Pediatric Critical Care, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Phoenix, AZ

    Division Chief of Pediatric Critical Care, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Phoenix, AZ

    Secondary Appointments

    1. Assistant Clinical Professor, Affiliate Faculty, Department of Surgery, Creighton University School of Medicine
    2. Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, College of Medicine-Phoenix
    3. Assistant Professor, Clinical Scholar Track, University of Arizona