Dr. Samine Ravanbakhsh recently joined the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic Arizona.
She received her medical degree at Oregon Health & Science University. She then completed a general surgery residency at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, and cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at Rush University Medical Center.
Her practice incorporates all aspects of general thoracic surgery, including mediastinal, pulmonary, and esophageal diseases. She has extensive training in a variety of minimally invasive approaches, including thoracoscopy, laparoscopy, and robotic surgery. Her areas of expertise include the management of esophageal diseases, thoracic outlet syndrome, and hyperhidrosis. Dr. Ravanbakhsh aspires to provide the best care to each and every one of her patients, and to optimize their treatments according to their individual needs and goals.
Dr. Ravanbakhsh has a passion for education and mentorship. She is involved in the training of surgical residents and teaching medical students at the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine. She is actively involved in multiple research projects. She is also an active member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and Women in Thoracic Surgery.
Mayo Clinic locations
Fellowship - Cardiothoracic SurgeryRush University Medical Center
Residency - General SurgeryLos Angeles Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente
MDOregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Activities and honors
General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery
Awards and honors
Carolyn E. Reed Traveling Fellowship AwardThoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education
- 2021 - present
FacultyCareer Advisory Program, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine - Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
- 2019 - present
FacultyAnatomy Lab, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
- 2017 - present
MemberWomen in Thoracic Surgery
- 2017 - present
MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
Certified Medical Spanish InterpreterKaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
Certified Medical Spanish InterpreterOregon Health & Science University