Khashayar Vaziri Khashayar Vaziri
Professor of Surgery

Office Phone: (202) 741-3365
Email: Email
Department: Surgery


Khashayar Vaziri, MD is board-certified in General Surgery and specializes in advanced laparoscopic and gastrointestinal surgery.  He also serves as the Associate Program Director for the Residency in General Surgery as well as an associate professor at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Dr. Vaziri was also the former Director of Surgical Clerkship.  His areas of interest include laparoscopic surgery for gastroesophageal reflux, achalasia, hiatal hernias, and laparoscopic surgery for the stomach, colon, pancreas, spleen and adrenal glands.

Dr. Vaziri received his medical education at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, followed by a General Surgery Residency at The George Washington University Medical Center.  He went on to complete a fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine where he co-authored multiple articles and book chapters in addition to learning minimally invasive surgical techniques.

As an active member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, and a member of the American College of Surgeons his current research interests include clinical outcomes of laparoscopic procedures, and innovation and application of new technologies and instruments.

Medical Education
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

The George Washington University Medical Center

Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine

Board Certifications
Surgery, General


Laparoscopic Foregut and Anti-Reflux Surgery
Paraesophageal and Hiatal Hernias
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Gastric and Bariatric Surgery
Adrenal and Splenic Disease


  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Education

Industry Relationships and Collaborations

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