BS- UCLA, Molecular, Cell, Developmental Biology with Minor in Biomedical Research, Magna Cum Laude & Departmental Honors, 2010
MD- (Medicine)- New York University, 2015
Residency- Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, UCLA, 2015-2019
Chief Resident- Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, UCLA, 2019-2020
Honors & Awards
VEITH Symposium Career Development Grant, 2019
Medtronic Grant for Vascular Medical Exchange in Vietnam, 2019
Pacific Northwest Endovascular Competition, Second Place Award, 2015 & 2016
UCLA Chancellor’s Student Leader, 2009
UCLA Vice Provost Leadership Award, 2010
UCLA Dean’s Prize, 2010
Teaching Faculty Member at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.
Invited Lectures & Presentations
Deploying the Medtronic Navion in Hostile Anatomy. Vascular & Endovascular Surgical Society, 44th Annual Meeting, Steamboat Springs, CO. February 1, 2020.
Setting Yourself Up in MS1/2 for Your Vascular Surgery Future. Vascular Annual Meeting, Society for Vascular Surgery. June 21, 2018.
Selected Publications & Book Chapters
Moridzadeh RS, Lawrence PF. BASIL trial participants. Bypass versus angioplasty in severe ischaemia of the leg (BASIL): multicentre, randomised controlled trial. In: 50 Landmark Papers Every 21st Century Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon Should Know. Abingdon, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis; 2019: Chapter 23. In press.
Moridzadeh RS, Gelabert MC, Rigberg DA, Gelabert HA. A Novel Technique for Transaxillary Resection of Fully Formed Cervical Ribs with Long Term Clinical Outcomes. Accepted for publication in Journal of Vascular Surgery. In press.
Moridzadeh RS, DeRubertis BG. Contemporary outcomes after venography-guided treatment of patients with May-Thurner syndrome. In: 50 Landmark Papers Every 21st Century Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon Should Know. Abingdon, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis; 2019: Chapter 39.
Mussa FF, Horton JD, Moridzadeh RS, Nicholson J, Trimarchi S, Eagle KA. Acute Aortic Dissection and Intramural Hematoma: A Systematic Review. JAMA. 2016 Aug16;316(7):754-63.
Moridzadeh RS, Rigberg DA, Gelabert HA. Portal Hypertension. In: Wesley Moore, Edition 9. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery: A Comprehensive Review. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2017: Chapter 55.
Lawrence PF, Moridzadeh RS. Carotid Body Tumors: Diagnosis and Surgical Management. In: Wesley Moore, Edition 9. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery: A Comprehensive Review. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2017: Chapter 22.
Garg K, Kaszubski PA, Moridzadeh RS, Rockman CB, Adelman MA, Maldonado TS, Veith FJ, Mussa FF. Endovascular-first approach is not associated with worse amputation-free survival in appropriately selected patients with critical limb ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Feb;59(2):392-9.
Fluent in English, and conversational in Farsi and Spanish.