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Amir Reihani, MD, Pulmonology, Rancho Mirage, CA, Griffin Hospital

AmirReihaniMDMPH, CHES

Pulmonology Rancho Mirage, CA

Asthma & COPD, Critical Care Medicine, Pleural Disease

MD, MPH, Internal Medicine ; Currently Clinical Fellow in Pulmonary Medicine at Eisenhower Health

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Summary

  • Internal Medicine Licensed Physician, Clinical Fellow in pulmonary medicine at Eisenhower Health in Rancho Mirage, CA. Finished Internal Medicine Residency at the Yale University-Affiliated Griffin Hospital In Derby, Connecticut. More than 5-year International work experience in Clinical Care. Master's Degree at The George Washington University, Milken School of Public Health Certified Health Education Specialist, with practicum experience in public health sector in Maryland Department of Health.

    MD Dissertation was the evaluation of post-operative pain management in a tertiary care hospital. MPH thesis was a collaborative project between the George Washington University, and Maryland Department of Health, qualitative research assessing barriers and facilitators to health care access for recently resettled Afghan Refugees. My main research interest area is population health, well-being, and the determining factors for these statuses, whether biological, behavioral, social, or environmental, to further data required for interventions aiming to improve population health, innovations in terms of the organization of health services, health equity, and medical/social services.

Education & Training

  • Eisenhower Medical Center
    Eisenhower Medical CenterFellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 2022 - 2024
  • Griffin Hospital
    Griffin HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 2020 - 2022
  • Griffin Hospital
    Griffin HospitalInternship, Internal Medicine, 2019 - 2020
  • The George Washington University
    The George Washington University MPH, Prevention and Community Health, 2016 - 2018
  • Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
    Mashhad University of Medical SciencesClass of 2011, MD
  • Hashtroudi Undergraduate School of Sciences
    Hashtroudi Undergraduate School of SciencesB.S., 2004
  • George Washington University, Milken Institute of Public Health
    George Washington University, Milken Institute of Public HealthM.P.H., Community Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2022 - 2024
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2019 - 2022
  • American Heart AssociationACLS
  • National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®)
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification PTCE
  • USMLE- Educational Commitee for Foreign Medical GraduatesECFMG

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Humanisms Award, Resident of the year Griffin Health
  • Resident of the year Yale-Affiliated Griffin Hospital, 2021
  • Intern of the year from Case management Department Griffin Hospital, 2020
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Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Retrospective Study of Postoperative Mortality at a Tertiary Children’s Hospital in Iran: A Cross Sectional Study  
    Mohammad Gharavifard , Majid Sharifian ; Amir R. Reihani, Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 10/25/2021
  • Barriers and facilitators to lung cancer screening in the United States: A narrative review of the qualitative literature  
    Reihani,A. , Ahari,J. , Manning, E., Bade, B., Cain,H., Zimmerman, HG., Journal of Health and Social Sciences, 9/15/2021
  • Barriers and Facilitators to improving access to healthcare for recently resettled Afghan refugees: A transformative qualitative study  
    Amir Reihani, Heather Zimmerman, Nimasha Fernando, Darelene Saunders, Mark Edberg, Journal Of Health and Social Sciences/SIPISS, 2/12/2021
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Empyema Necessitans Caused by Actinomycosis: A Case Report of Pulmonary Actinomycosis Requiring Thoracotomy with Clagett Procedure
    A. R. Reihani, M. Waller, K. Mulhern, J. E. Ahari;, American Thoracic Society 2022 -, San Francisco, Moscone Center, 5/17/2022
  • Assessing Facilitators and Barriers Health-Care Services, Among Recently Resettled Special Immigrant Visa Holders from Afghanistan in the Prince Georges County, MD, Un...
    Amir Reihani, Mark Edberg, Nimasha Fernando, Ernest Carter, APHA 2019, Philadelphia, PA, 11/4/2019
  • Culturally Tailored Approach to Assess Facilitators and Barriers of Health-Care Services, Among Recently Resettled Refugees in Prince Georges County, MD
    Amir Reihani, MD; Mark Edberg, PhD, George Washington Research Day Conference, Washington DC, 5/1/2019
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Committees

  • member, American College of Chest Physicians 2021 - 2022

Research History

  • DC Women’s Health Study• Public Health Evaluation Project Principal Investigator: Dr. Amita N. Vyas, the George Washington University “I assisted the research team in survey data collection “2017 - 2018
  • Author/Research Coordinator- Refugee Health• Culturally Tailored Approach to Assess Facilitators and Barriers Health-Care Services, Among Recently Resettled Refugees from Afghanistan In the Prince Georges County, MD, United States: “I am the principle investigator to conduct this research among recently resettled Afghan refugees in the Prin2017 - 2018
  • Sleep Apnea Treatment and Menopause• Evaluating the effect of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Treatment with CPAP on Quality of Life (QOL) among menopausal women in Medical Faculty Associates in the George Washington University, Washington DC “I assisted in importing the clinical data into Excel, followed by running a SPSS analysis. I2017 - 2018
  • Ovarian Hyper Stimulation Syndrome in Two Spontaneous Pregnancies1. Mousavifar, N., Ghasemi M.; j Hafizi L. and Reihani A. (2014), Ovarian Hyper Stimulation Syndrome in Two Spontaneous Pregnancies. Razavi International Journal of Medicine. 2(1): e14245, DOI: 10.5812/rijm.14245.2014 - 2015
  • Association between Human Lymphotropic Virus type I (HTLV-I) infection and systemic lupus erythematosusassited in gathering data with Dr. Sahebari, M. et. al. (2013). Is there any association between Human Lymphotropic Virus type I (HTLV-I) infection and systemic lupus erythematosus? An original research and literature review. Iranian journal-2013 - 2015
  • The Effects of Progesterone Therapy on the Gestation Length and Reduction of Neonatal Complications in Patients who had Received Tocolytic Therapy for Acute Phase of Preterm LaborLotfalizadeh, M., Ghomian, N. and Reihani, A. (2013). The Effects of Progesterone Therapy on the Gestation Length and Reduction of Neonatal Complications in Patients who had Received Tocolytic Therapy for Acute Phase of Preterm Labor, Iranian Red Crescent Med J. 2013 Oct; 15(10): e79472013 - 2015

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • French, Farsi, Sign Language (American)

Hospital Affiliations

Industry Relationships

  • Director of Wellness Training Center, Your Health Concierge, Inc.Contracts Manager and Director, Your Health Concierge’s Wellness Training Center. He is a Health Education specialist for Your Health Concierge.2017 - 2018