NAGHMEH SALAMAT SABERI

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Health Sciences Clinical Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
School of Medicine
Interim Generalist Division Director, Obstetrics & Gynecology
School of Medicine

B.S., University of California, Irvine, 1993, Chemistry
B.S., University of California, Irvine, 1993, Biological Sciences
M.S., University of California, Riverside, 1994, Analytical Chemistry
M.D., New York Medical School, 1998, Medical Doctorate
Residency, MCP Hahnemann University, 1999, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Residency, Saint Louis University, 2002, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellowship, Stanford University Hospital, 2005, Advances Endoscopy Surgery- AAGL

Phone: (714) 456-6853
Fax: (714) 456-7180
Email: nsalamat@hs.uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
333 City Blvd West
Suite 1400
Mail Code: 3200
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
Obstetrics, Gynecology, Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery
URLs
Academic Distinctions
Awards & Honors
2017 Orange County Medical Association, Physician of Excellence
2014 Kirk A. Keegan Jr., M.D. Teaching Award
2011 Nominee, Thomas Cesario Clinician of the Year Award
2003 Excellence in Care Award in Private Practice
Community Medical Center, Toms River, NJ
2002 AAGL Award for Excellence in Endoscopy for Residence
1999 – 2002 Recognition, Highest CREOG Scores
1996 – 1998 New York Medical College Trustee’s Scholarship
1993 National Gold Key Honor Society
1993 Graduated cum laude
1989 – 1993 Dean’s List
Appointments
ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2018 – present
Interim General Ob/Gyn Division Director
Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of California, Irvine

2018-present
Health Sciences Clinical Professor II
Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of California, Irvine

2011 – 2018
Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor
Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of California, Irvine

2005 – 2011
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology University of California, Irvine

NON-ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2012 – Present
Obstetrics and Gynecology Medical Director
Federal Qualified Health Center- Santa Ana, Anaheim

2002 – 2004
Private Practice
North Dover Ob/Gyn Associates
Toms River, New Jersey
Research Abstract
Dr. Saberi's current research interest are Uterine Fibroids.
Publications
PUBLICATIONS

BOOK CHAPTERS

1. Rioux JE, Saberi N. Laparoscopic Sterilization. In: Weiter PA, Editor. Prevention and Management of Laparoscopic Surgical Complications, 2nd Edition. Miami: The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 2005.

2. Berker B, Shahmohamady B, Saberi N, Nezhat C. Laparoscopic Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery. In: Weiter PA, editor. Prevention and Management of Laparoscopic Surgical Complications, 2nd Edition. Miami: The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 2005.

JOURNAL ARTICLES, PEER REVIEWED

1. Moghadam r, Lathi RB, Shahmohamady B, Saberi NS, Nezhat CH, Nezhat F, Nezhat C. Predictive value of magnetic resonance imaging in differentiating between leiomyoma and adenomyosis. JSLS, 2006 Apr-June 10(2):216-19.

2. Nezhat C, Saberi NS, Shahmohamady B, Nezhat F. Robotic-assisted laparoscopy in gynecological surgery. JSLS, 2006 Jul-Sep; 10(3):317-20.

3. Speir VJ, Razmara A, Saberi NS, “Hysteroscopic Sterilization in an Immunosuppressed Patient.” Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. Volume 19, Issue 3, May-June 2012, Pages 391-392.

4. Waetjen, L.E., Parvataneni, R., Varon, S., Saberi, N.S., Jacoby, V.L. “Obstacles to Studying Emerging Technologies.” Journal of Obstetricians and Gynecologist. 126 (2): 391- 395, August 2015.

5. Jacoby VL, Parvataneni R, Oberman E, Saberi NS, Varon S, Schembri M, Waetjen LE. “Laparoscopic Radiofrequency Ablation of Uterine Leiomyomas: Clinical Outcomes during Early Adoption into Surgical Practice.” J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2019 Jul 31.

6. Bent RE, Wilson MD, Jacoby VL, Varon S, Parvataneni R, Saberi N, Waetjen LE. “Myoma Imaging by Gynecologic Surgeons Training in Intraoperative Ultrasound Technique.” J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2019 Sep - Oct;26(6):1139-1143.

JOURNAL ARTICLES, OTHER

1. Saberi NS, Uterine Fibroids. OC Family Magazine. April 2006, 82-84.

2. Saberi NS, Caring for Yourself after Baby Arrives. OC Family Magazine, June 2006, p. 98.

ABSTRACTS AND POSTERS

1. Kokenyesi R, Saberi NS, Artal R, Role of decorin and thrombospondin-2 in cervical effacement in pregnancy. Poster presentation, Annual SGI Meeting, Washington, DC, 2003.

2. Saberi NS, Bulent B, Shahmohamady B, Kazerooni T, Nezhat C, Endometriosis in women with symptomatic leiomyomata, Poster presentation, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 2005.

3. Shahmohamady B, Berker B, LaShay N, Saberi NS, Kazerooni T, Nezhat C, Interstitial cystitis in the setting of chronic pelvic pain. Poster presentation, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 2005.

4. Shahmohamady B, Saberi N, LaShay N, Nezhat C, Nezhat F, Nezhat C. To evaluate feasibility of laparoscopy application of a polylactic acid (SurgiWrap® MAST®) bioabsorbable sheet. Poster # P867 presentation, American Society For Reproductive Medicine/The Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, (ASRA/CFAS) Conjoint Annual Meeting, Montgreal, Quebec, Canada, October 15-19, 2005.

5. Video Abstract Presentation: Resection of Non-Communicating Rudimentary Horn. 40th Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, AAGL Annual Meeting. Hollywood, Florida. November 6-10, 2011.

6. Jacoby V, Waetjen E, Varon V, Salamat Saberi N, Parvataneni R. The ULTRA Registry: Uterine Leiomyoma Treatment with Radiofrequency Ablation. AAGL Annual Meeting. Vancouver, Canada. November 2014.
Grants
2019 – present Principle Investigator. UC Reliance: Uterine Leiomyoma Treatment with Radiofrequency Ablation Registry (ULTRA Registry) Ancillary Study to the ULTRA Trial.
2016 – 2019 Principle Investigator. Compare UF. A multi-center, nationally representative, observational registry with prospective longitudinal follow up outcome of fibroid treatment.
2017 – 2017 Co- investigator. A Double Blind, Multi-center, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel group, Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Ropivacaine 0.2% Pre-Filled Dispenser for the Treatment of Postsurgical Pain in Patients Undergoing Cesarean Deliver
2016 – 6/2017 Principle Investigator- Randomized trial to increase adherence to cervical cancer screening guidelines for young women. (PCORI).
2015 – Present Principal Investigator – Uterine Leiomyoma Treatment with Radiofrequency Ablation (ULTRA). A national registry for treatment of Uterine fibroid using radiation frequency vibration.
2011 – Present UC Fibroid Research Network. Collaborating with the UC campuses with regards to surgical treatment of fibroids.
2013 – 2018 Principal Investigator – Uterine Leiomyoma Treatment with Radiofrequency Ablation (ULTRA). A multi-center research study involving 5 UC Campuses.
2004 – 2005 Analyzed surgical techniques that effectively treat infertility and severe chronic pelvic pain for endometriosis, manage fibroids, and determine the role of robotic assisted laparoscopy in gynecological surgeries. Fellowship Research. Palo Alto, CA.
2002 – 2004 Phase III clinical trial of Asoprisnil, TAP Pharmaceutical Products involved in recruiting, screening and tracking patients in this study. My practice was invited to participate as a study site due to our volume and patient population. The drug has shown potential use for treatment of leiomyomas in both shrinking them and decreasing bleeding.
2000 – 2002 Regulation of human ovarian granulose cell function by hepatocyte growth factor and insulin-like growth factor I. This was a joint project between the REI Program at St. Louis University and the School of Dentistry at Southern Illinois University. Involved in all phases of the project including certain administrative functions, patient recruitment, sample collection and data analysis.
2000 – 2002 Role of decorin and thrombospondin-2 in cervical effacement in pregnancy. This study explored the role that decorin/thrombospondin-2 plays on the softening of the connective tissue in the cervix.
Summer 1995 Research with Dr. Weinstein (New York Medical College) in use of SPEC scan in Lyme Disease diagnosis. Secured grant from DuPont supporting continued research.
Professional Societies
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
American Society of Reproductive Medicine
California Medical Association
Medical Society of New Jersey
Last updated
04/20/2020