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Ramin Jamshidi, MD

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Pediatric Surgery

Areas of Expertise

  • Vascular Disease Thoracic Disease Ped. General Surgery Pectus Excavatum repair Oncology


Phoenix Children's Hospital - Main
1919 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85016

About Ramin Jamshidi, MD

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/Phoenix Children's Hospital.

Dr. Jamshidi is Board Certified in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery. He is a Fellow with the American College of Surgeons and was elected to Fellowship in the prestigious American Association for the Surgery of Trauma. He is the Director of Endocrine Surgery and the Assistant Program Director of the Mayo Clinic-PCH Pediatric Surgery Fellowship. His particular clinical interests are in endocrine/thyroid disease, thoracic, and vascular disease as well as trauma (Pediatric & Adult), oncology and Complex minimally invasive surgery/Single-incision laparoscopy. 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, Peru & Honduras.

Dr. Jamshidi lives in Phoenix with his wife and children, 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).

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Education & Training

Medical School / Education

University of Colorado


University of California - San Francisco, CA


(Fetal Surgery) University of California, San Francisco; (Pediatric Surgery) Children's Hospital of Wisconsin/Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI