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Arya Zarinsefat, M.D.

Arya Zarinsefat, M.D.

Chief Resident (PGY-5) 
General Surgery 

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Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, B.A., Chemistry, 2010

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, M.D., 2015

  • University of California San Francisco - General Surgery Intern - 2015-2016
  • University of California San Francisco - General Surgery Resident - 2015-Present
  • Resident Research Fellow - UCSF Sarwal Lab - 2018-Present
  • General Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Microbiome in Transplantatio
  • Organ Transplantation in HIV-infected recipients

Arya Zarinsefat, M.D. is a General Surgery Resident in the UCSF Department of Surgery. During his research years, he worked in Sarwal Lab at UCSF and completed the Advanced Training in Clinical Research certificate program through the UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

Dr. Zarinsefat obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Johns Hopkins University completed his medical education at the University of Michigan, where he demonstrated early commitment to research by utilizing analytic morphometrics to predict perioperative outcomes. He excelled academically and clinically, and was selected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He has continued to excel at UCSF during his general surgery residency. Dr. Zarinsefat was co-mentored by Dr. Minnie Sarwal (expertise with next-generation sequencing and bioinformatics) and Dr. Peter Stock (transplant surgery in HIV positive recipients) during his research years. Dr. Stock has tapped him to establish a university-wide database of all HIV-infected transplant recipients, and to follow their long term outcomes. 

  Award  
  Confired By    
  Date    
  • UCSF-Gladstone Center For AIDS Research (CFAR) Mentored Scientist Award
  • UCSF
  • 2019 - 2020
  • "Filling a Void of Research Training for Transplant Surgeons” (FAVOR) T32 Training Grant
  • NIH
  • 2018 - 2020
    • NIH "Filling a Void of Research Training for Transplant Surgeons" (FAVOR) T32 Training Grant
    • UCSF-Gladstone Center For AIDS Research (CFAR) Mentored Scientist Award
    MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS FROM A TOTAL OF 23
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    1. Arya Zarinsefat, Jose M. Arreola Guerra, Tara Sigdel, Izabella Damm, Reuben Sarwal, Chitranon Chan-on, Gyula Szabo, Jorge L. Aguilar-Frasco, Xicohtencatl Ixtlapale-Carmona, Carlos Salinas-Ramos, Leonardo Ramirez-Martinez, Claudio Ramirez, Mario Vilatoba, Luis E. Morales Buenrostro, Josefina M. Alberu, Minnie M. Sarwal. Use of the Tissue Common Rejection Module Score in Kidney Transplant as an Objective Measure of Allograft Inflammation. Frontiers in Immunology. 2021 Feb 3; 11:614343. View in PubMed
    2. Zarinsefat A, Guerra JMA, Sigdel T, Damm I, Sarwal R, Chan-On C, Szabo G, Aguilar-Frasco JL, Ixtlapale-Carmona X, Salinas-Ramos C, Ramirez-Martinez L, Ramirez C, Vilatoba M, Morales Buenrostro LE, Alberu JM, Sarwal MM. Use of the Tissue Common Rejection Module Score in Kidney Transplant as an Objective Measure of Allograft Inflammation. Front Immunol. 2020; 11:614343. View in PubMed
    3. Zarinsefat A, Hartoularos G, Rychkov D, Rashmi P, Chandran S, Vincenti F, Yee CJ, Sarwal MM. Single-Cell RNA Sequencing of Tocilizumab-Treated Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells as an in vitro Model of Inflammation. Front Genet. 2020; 11:610682. View in PubMed
    4. Arya Zarinsefat, Arushi Gulati, Ryutaro Hirose, Nancy L. Ascher, Mehdi Tavakol, Rodney Rogers, Peter G. Stock. Successful Long-Term Outcomes in HIV-Infected Transplant Recipients: Overcoming Hepatitis C. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2020 Oct 1; 231(4):s302. View in PubMed
    5. Zarinsefat A, Hartoularos G, Chandran S, Yee CJ, Vincenti F, Sarwal MM. Single-cell RNA sequencing of Tocilizumab-treated peripheral blood mononuclear cells as an in vitro model of inflammation. bioRxiv. 2020 Sep 11. View in PubMed
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    1. Zarinsefat A, Terjimanian MN, Tishberg LM, Stein IC, Mazurek AA, Wang SC, Sonnenday CJ, Englesbe MJ. Perioperative ChangesIn Trunk Musculature. Oral Presentation presented at: Academic Surgical Congress, 8th Annual Meeting; 2013; New Orleans, LA.
    2. Zarinsefat A, Kim EK, Bonn J, DeRoo S, Lee C, Stein I, Campbell DA, Englesbe MJ. The Role of Bowel Preparation In Improving Surgical Outcomes in Elective Colectomy. Oral Presentation presented at: Academic Surgical Congress, 8th Annual Meeting; 2013; New Orleans, LA.
    3. Zarinsefat A, Syed SM, Hirose R. Initial results from the pilot Transplant Quality Improvement Project (TransQIP). Poster presented at: ASTS Winter Symposium; January 2019; Miami, FL
    4. Zarinsefat A, Braun HJ, Syed SM, Orandi BJ, Roll GR. Do high-risk categories convey the wrong message to waitlisted patients – is it time to reconsider the absolute risk of graft loss?Poster presented at: American Transplant Congress; June 2018; Seattle, WA

     

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