Arash Momeni, MD

Arash Momeni, MD

Plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Breast reconstructive surgeon

Bio:   Dr. Arash Momeni is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University. He graduated with magna cum laude honors from the Johannes Gutenberg University (Mainz, Germany). After completing his Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery training at the University of Freiburg (Germany), Dr. Momeni completed a second residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University. This was followed by a fellowship in Advanced Reconstructive Microsurgery at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Momeni’s clinical interests include reconstruction after cancer and trauma with the goal of helping patients get back to normal both from a functional and aesthetic standpoint. His clinical practice focuses on complex reconstructive surgery of the breast, head and neck, trunk, and extremities. He uses state-of-the-art surgical techniques, including perforator flaps and vascularized lymph node transfer. Additionally, Dr. Momeni has a clinical interest in vascularized composite allotransplantation. He was part of the surgical team that performed the world’s first case of bilateral hand transplantation in a pediatric patient.

Dr. Momeni is recognized nationally and internationally for his research in clinical outcomes after microsurgical reconstruction and Evidence-based medicine (EBM). In addition to having authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications he is the author of numerous chapters in major plastic surgery textbooks. He speaks regularly at national and international meetings and is an ad hoc reviewer for numerous scientific journals, including Surgery, Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (JPRAS), Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and European Journal of Plastic Surgery. Additionally, he serves on the Editorial Board of leading plastic surgery journals, including Annals of Plastic Surgery and Microsurgery.
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Breast Cancer Program

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Professional Education

  • Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania Health System (2016) PA
  • Residency: Stanford University Plastic Surgery Program (2015) CA
  • Internship: Stanford Hospital and Clinics - Dept of Surgery (2009) CA
  • Residency: University of Freiburg Medical Center (2008) Germany
  • Medical Education: Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (2004) Germany

Administrative Appointments

  • Co-Director, Hand Transplant Program (2016 - Present)
  • Director, Clinical Outcomes Research, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (2017 - Present)

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