Faculty & Staff bios

Hossein Shayan , MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

E-Mail: hshayan@westernu.edu



 Artificial Heart &Thoracic Transplantation Fellowship                                  2010-2011

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

 Complex Adult Cardiac andT ransapical Valve Implant Fellowship               2009-2010

University of British Columbia,Vancouver, B C

 Cardiac Surgery Residency                                                                             2006-2009

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

 General Surgery Residency                                                                             2001-2006

University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

 Doctor of Medicine                                                                                          1997-2001

University of British Columbia,Vancouver, BC

 Master of Science                                                                                             1995-1997

Division of Neuroscience, University of British Columbia,Vancouver, BC

 BachelorofScience(Hon)                                                                               1992-1995

Department of Physiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Professional Experience

Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery                                              2011 - present
San Antonio Community Hospital, Upland, CA

Riverside Community Hospital, Riverside, CA

Heart-Lung Transplant & Artificial Heart Surgery               2010 - 2011
Clinical Instructor at University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre
Pittsburgh, PA

General Surgery (Locum Tenens)                                         2006 - 2009
Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver, BC

International Volunteer Surgery                                             Nov 2007

Tansen Mission Hospital, Tansen, Nepal


 International Gold Foundation Humanism Award 2006


2008 – present President of Avicenna Vision, Canadian global outreach foundation operating in
Nepal and Sri Lanka (www.avicennavision.org)

2006 – present Member, Society of Thoracic Surgeons

2006 – present Member, Canadian Cardiovascular Society

2001 – present Member, Canadian Association of General Surgeons (CAGS)

2006 – present Member, American College of Surgeons, Canadian Chapter

2006 – 2009 Representative, Cardiac Surgery Residency Training Committee, University of
British Columbia

2002 – 2006 Representative, General Surgery Residency Training Committee, University of

2001 – 2005 Representative, Professional Association of Residents of Alberta


Shayan H, Bermudez C. Temporary Biventricular Mechanical Support for Acute Posterior Ventricular Septal
Defect. (2013) In preparation.

Shayan H. Sareyyupoglu B. Shigemura N. Thacker J. Bermudez C. Toyoda Y. Lung transplant, Double Valve Repair, and Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm Resection. (2011) Annals of Thoracic Surg. Ann Thorac Surg. 93(1):e3-5.

Shayan H. Bermudez C, Rocha . Gleason T. Ota T. Zaldonis D. Pellegrini R. Toyoda Y. Shapiro R. Wei L. Long term outcomes in renal transplant recipients undergoing off pump versus on pump coronary artery bypass grafting. (2011) J of Cardiac Surgery. 26(6):591-5.

Cheung A. Bashir J. Kaan A. Kealy J. Moss R. Shayan H. Minimally Invasive, Off-pump Heartmate II LVAD Explant Techniques: A Case Report (2010) J Heart & Lung Transpl. 29(7):808-10.

Higgins J. Shayan H. Fardet G. Right-sided Endocarditis Secondary to a Peritoneovenous Shunt. (2010) Cdn
J Cardiol. 26(7):e280-1..