Arman Abdalkhani, MD FRCSC

Clinical Instructor
Associate Director, Undergraduate Medical Education
Active Staff: Prince Rupert Regional Hospital
Locums Staff: Surrey Memorial Hospital

Cities: Prince Rupert, Surrey and Vancouver

Hospital Authority: Northern Health

Clinical office address:
Suite 300–1144 Burrard Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 2A5

Phone : 604.757.1831

Fax : 604.757.1834


Dr. Arman Adbalkhani is a Royal College Board Certified Otolaryngologist, specializing in ear, throat and nose. Prior to arriving in Vancouver and joining UBC faculty, Dr. Adbalkhani served as a physician in the department of otolaryngology at Palo Alto Medical Foundation and an Adjunct Faculty of Otolaryngology at Stanford University.
Dr. Adbalkhani received his Doctor of Medicine from Indiana University. During his time here, Dr. Adbalkhani received the William & Groves Hardiman Scholarship for Outstanding Medical Research. He completed his internship in General Surgery at Tulane University in 2004 and Residency in Otolaryngology at Stanford University in 2008.
He is certified by, the American Board of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, and an active member of the American Rhinologic Society. Dr. Adbalkhani has 8 peer-reviewed publications, and enjoys resident teaching, hoping to continue to be involved in resident education. He is fluent in both Spanish and Farsi. When not working, Dr. Adbalkhani enjoys cycling, playing soccer and taking hikes with his family

Education & Training

Medical education: Indiana University School of Medicine, IN, USA 2003
Internship: Tulane University Medical Center, LA, USA, 2004
Residency: Stanford University Medical Center, CA, USA, 2008

Areas of Interest

Otology, pediatric otolaryngology, nasal and sinus surgery, sleep apnea, thyroid and parotid surgery, and head and neck malignancy

Spoken Languages

English, Spanish and Farsi

Personal Interests

Dr. Abdalkhani is married with 2 children. Hobbies include hiking, biking, outdoor activities, and team sports with an interest in medical device development.

Read more about Dr. Abdalkhani at the False Creek Health Care Centre and at the Pacific Facial Surgery Institute