Samuel Kashani, MD
Samuel Kashani, MD is board-certified in general surgery by the American
Board of Surgery with expertise in pressure ulcer management and the use
of alternative tissues to cover wounds. He has specialties in both robotic
surgery and undersea abd hyperbaric oxygen therapy and medicine. Dr. Kashani
has been a member of Valley Presbyterian Hospital’s Medical Staff
since February 2009.
He received his medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University in Chicago,
Illinois, and completed his residency at UCSF – East Bay Surgery
Program in Oakland, California. Dr. Kashani completed his fellowship in
minimally invasive, advanced laparoscopic, and bariatric surgery from
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.
Dr. Kashani is an active member of various societies including American
Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Society of American Gastrointestinal
and Endoscopic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons and American Medical
Dr. Kashani devotes his time to mentoring students and residents as an
assistant clinical professor of podiatric medicine and surgery at the
Western University of Health Sciences, and as an assistant clinical professor
at the UCLA School of Nursing.
Besides his medical practices in the United States, Dr. Kashani has devoted
his time and skills to free medical missions internationally and supports
the art community by establishing and sponsoring a non-profit art gallery
in the Los Angeles area.