Arshia Ghaffari,DO

About your RRH Provider
Specialties:
  • Nephrology
Additional Languages:
  • Spanish
  • Farsi
  • English
  • Persian
In 2008, after several years of practicing in the Division of Geriatric, Hospital and General Internal Medicine at LAC+USC Medical Center, Dr. Ghaffari joined the medical center's Division of Nephrology. Dr. Ghaffari, a native of Iran who grew up in Santa Monica, came to the Keck School of Medicine after years of studying at UC San Diego, Boston University and the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. In addition to speaking English and Farsi, Dr. Ghaffari is also fluent in Spanish. He is a member of several prestigious societies, including the American Osteopathic Association, the American Medical Association and the American College of Physicians. Along with his academic and clinical duties, Dr. Ghaffari is also an avid researcher, currently examining areas related to chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease. In 2007, he was a distinguished lecturer presenting on the rapid determination of caramylated hemoglobin at the Renal Week Meetings in Chicago. Prior to obtaining a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Ghaffari has also earned graduate degrees in the fields of Medical Sciences and Health Care Management.