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Paymon Rahgozar, M.D.

Paymon Rahgozar, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Plastic, Reconstructive, and Hand Surgery
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

Contact Information

UCSF Medical Center
505 Parnassus Ave #M593
San Francisco, CA 94143
Tel: (415) 353-4285
Fax: (415) 353-4320
paymon.rahgozar@ucsf.edu

UCSF Surgery at Zuckerberg SFGH
1001 Potrero Avenue, Ward 3A
San Francisco, CA 94110
Tel: (415) 206-8814
Fax: (415) 206-5484

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland
744 52nd Street
Oakland, CA 94609
Tel: 510-428-3024
Fax: 510-450-5639
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  • Washington University in St. Louis - M.D., Medicine, 2007
  • University of California Los Angeles - B.S. Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics; Spanish, 2003
  • UCLA Medical Center, Intern, Surgery, 2007-2008
  • UCLA Medical Center, Resident, Surgery, 2008-2013
  • University of Southern California, Resident, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2013-2016
  • University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Fellow, Hand Surgery, 2016-2017
  • American Board of Surgery
  • Aesthetic surgery of the face, nose, eyelids, breasts, abdomen, and extremities.
  • Complex adult and pediatric reconstruction/microsurgery of defects of the head and neck, breasts, chest, abdomen, and extremities
  • Complex treatment and reconstruction of the hand, wrist, and upper extremity
  • Pediatric congenital and traumatic reconstruction of the hand, wrist, and upper extremity
  • Abdominal reconstruction
  • Global Health
  • Outcomes research in hand and wrist surgery
  • Resident education
  • Surgical resource utilization
  • Farsi, Spanish

Paymon Rahgozar, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at UCSF. He received his Bachelor's of Science at UCLA followed by a Medical Degree at Washington University in St. Louis. After graduation from medical school he pursued a full training in General Surgery at UCLA, where he also spent a dedicated year of research investigating the immunogenicity of scaffolds for surgical implantation. He subsequently completed Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery training at University of Southern California where he received a broad training in reconstructive surgery, aesthetic surgery, microsurgery, and hand surgery. Dr. Rahgozar further completed an additional year of training dedicated to hand surgery at the University of Michigan under the guidance of Dr. Kevin Chung.

Most recent publications from a total of 21
  1. Reghunathan M, Rahgozar P, Sbitany H, Srinivasa DR. Breast Reconstruction Does Not Increase the Incidence of Postmastectomy Pain Syndrome: Results of a Meta-Analysis. Ann Plast Surg. 2019 Nov 21. View in PubMed
  2. Gopal R. Lalchandani, Ryan T. Halvorson, Paymon Rahgozar, Igor Immerman. Wide-Awake Local Anesthesia for Minor Hand Surgery Associated With Lower Opioid Prescriptions, Morbidity, and Costs: A Nationwide Database Study. . 2019 Oct 1. View in PubMed
  3. Gopal R. Lalchandani, Ryan T. Halvorson, Paymon Rahgozar, Igor Immerman. Wide-Awake Local Anesthesia for Minor Hand Surgery Associated With Lower Opioid Prescriptions, Morbidity, and Costs: A Nationwide Database Study. Journal of Hand Surgery Global Online. 2019 Oct 1. View in PubMed
  4. Gould DJ, Rahgozar P, Nagengast ES, Kulber DA. Use of Acellular Dermal Matrix to Prevent Recurrence of Radioulnar Heterotopic Ossification. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2019 Jun; 7(6):e2257. View in PubMed
  5. Wang ED, Rahgozar P. The Pathogenesis and Treatment of the Stiff Finger. Clin Plast Surg. 2019 Jul; 46(3):339-345. View in PubMed
  6. Giladi AM, Rahgozar P, Zhong L, Chung KC. Corticosteroid or hyaluronic acid injections to the carpometacarpal joint of the thumb joint are associated with early complications after subsequent surgery. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2018 Dec; 43(10):1106-1110. View in PubMed
  7. Meera Reghunathan, Paymon Rahgozar, Hani Sbitany, Dhivya Srinivasa. Abstract. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Global Open. 2018 Aug 1; 6(9S):171-172. View in PubMed
  8. Meera Reghunathan, Paymon Rahgozar, Hani Sbitany, Dhivya Srinivasa. Abstract. . 2018 Aug 1; 6(9S):171-172. View in PubMed
  9. Zhu AF, Rahgozar P, Chung KC. Advances in Proximal Interphalangeal Joint Arthroplasty: Biomechanics and Biomaterials. Hand Clin. 2018 05; 34(2):185-194. View in PubMed
  10. Rahgozar P, Zhong L, Chung KC. A Comparative Analysis of Resource Utilization Between Proximal Row Carpectomy and Partial Wrist Fusion: A Population Study. J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Oct; 42(10):773-780. View in PubMed
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