Dr. Javid Sadjadi, a Bay Area native, is the most recent addition to the UCSF-East Bay faculty, joining the Department in July of 2005. Dr. Sadjadi received his B.A. Degree from the University of California, Berkeley in Molecular and Cell Biology-Genetics in 1994, and his M.D. degree from the Medical College of Virginia in 1998. He completed his surgical residency at the University of Texas Southwestern in June of 2005. From 2001 to 2003 Dr. Sadjadi was a Vascular Surgery Research Fellow in the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern concentrating on the area of renovascular hypertension. Dr. Sadjadi has published artricles and abstracts in peer-reviewed journals on subjects in the area of vascular surgery, trauma, and blood transfusion and has several manuscripts in press and preparation.