Arman Abdalkhani, MD FRCSC

Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, Undergraduate Surgical Education, Department of Surgery
Electives Director, Faculty of Medicine
Active Staff: St. Paul’s Hospital and Mt. St. Joseph’s Hospital

City: Vancouver

Clinical office address:

1160 Burrard Street, Suite 606
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2E8

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. Abdalkhani served as a physician in the department of otolaryngology at Palo Alto Medical Foundation and an Adjunct Faculty of Otolaryngology at Stanford University. Dr. Abdalkhani received his Doctor of Medicine from Indiana University. During his time here, Dr. Abdalkhani 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 also certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Abdalkhani has 10 peer-reviewed publications, and enjoys resident and undergraduate surgical teacher teaching, hoping to continue to be involved in resident education. He is fluent in both Spanish and Farsi. When not working, Dr. Abdalkhani 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 two children. Hobbies include hiking, biking, outdoor activities, and team sports with an interest in medical device development.