Sohrab Afshari, M.D., FACSSpecialties

Current Position:

  • Chief of General Surgery – Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Medical Director – Memorial Wound and Colostomy Center
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery – University of Florida
  • Chairman – Cancer Committee Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, FL

Education:

  • 1968 – 1976: Shiraz University School of Medicine, (Medical Degree with Honors)
  • 1976 – 1982: University of Florida / General Surgery, Residency and Chief Residency, Jacksonville, Florida

Professional Positions:

2002 – 2006

  • State Chair FL – American College of Surgeons / Commission on Cancer

2002 – Current

  • Chairman – Cancer Committee – Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, FL

1996 – 2001

  • Chairman – Department of Surgery – Memorial Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL

1993 – 1996 / 2004 – 2008 / 2011 – Current

  • Chief Section of General Surgery – Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, FL

1990 – Current

  • Director of Surgical Education – Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, FL

1993 – Current

  • Director – Cancer Education Program & American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, Physician Program  – Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, FL

1994 – Current

  • Medical Director – Memorial Wound and Ostomy Center – Jacksonville, FL

1993 – Current

  • Memorial Medical Center / Weekly Cancer Conference Moderator

2000 – Current

  • Surgical Consultant – Cyberknife Surgery Unit – Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, FL

2007 – Current

  • Hyberbaric and Complex Chronic Wound Specialist

2013 – Current

  • Davinci Robotic Surgeon – Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, FL

Certifications:

1983 – 1993, 1993 – 2013

  • American Board of Surgery / ABS

Teaching Experience / Responsibilities

2002 – Current

  • Assistant Professor – University of Florida, Shand’s (J)

1993 – Current

  • Director of Cancer Education – Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, FL

1993 – Current

  • Mediator – Cancer Conference – Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, FL

Current Hospital Appointments

  • Chairman – Cancer Committee
  • Leadership Organizational Council
  • U.F. Surgical Residency – Teaching Faculty Appointment
  • Bylaws Committee
  • OR Steering Committee
  • Surgical QA Committee
  • Credentials Committee

Membership Professional Organizations

  • American College of Surgeons (Fellow)
  • Diplomate American Board of Surgery
  • Duval County Medical Society
  • Florida Medical Association
  • American Medical Association