Saman Arbabi M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S. Accepting new patients

Accepting new patients Make an Appointment

Critical care medicine, Endocrine surgery, General surgery, Hernia repair, Surgical critical care, Trauma care


English, Farsi


Saman Arbabi, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S., is a UW professor of Surgery in the division of Trauma, Burns and Critical Care at Harborview Medical Center.

Dr. Arbabi believes in patient autonomy. He will explain the treatment options, then choose the best option for the patient together.

Dr. Arbabi earned his medical degree from UC Davis. Currently, he is a  National Institutes of Health-funded investigator and is active in lab and clinical research at Harborview. In addition, he is the Acute Care section head at the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center. His research interests include inflammatory cell signaling in burn injury, wound healing, surgical infections, critical care medicine, injury prevention and surgical outcomes studies.

Dr. Arbabi has mentored several surgical resident and clinical scientists in the art and science of medicine.

Personal Interests

Dr. Arbabi enjoys quantum mechanics, physics and science fiction.
general surgery clinic at harborview

General Surgery Clinic at Harborview

410 9th Avenue Maleng Building, 7th Floor Seattle, WA 98104


Emergency medicine, General surgery, Trauma care

Univ. of Washington

Master Public Health, 2001, Epidemiology

Univ. of Calif. Davis

Medical education, 1992

UW - Dept. of Critical Care Surgery


UW - Dept. of Critical Care Surgery


UW - Dept. of Surgery

Residency, General Surgery

UW - Dept. of Surgery

Internship, General Surgery


Board Certifications
  • Surgical Critical Care, 2001, American Board of Surgery
  • General Surgery, 1998, American Board of Surgery