Afshin Sam, M.D., M.Sc.
Dr. Sam earned his medical degree from Iran University of Medical Sciences, after which he completed a master’s in Medical Informatics at City University of London. He was a resident in internal medicine at Saint Mary’s Hospital, an affiliate of Yale School of Medicine, where he became chief resident. He then completed fellowship in pulmonary and critical care at the University of Arizona, where he would later serve as Assistant Professor of Medicine. He had training in Interventional Pulmonary at University of Arizona and obtained board certification in Interventional Pulmonary in 2014 (AABIP). He worked at University of Arizona Cancer Center in Tucson providing support to patients with variety of hematologic and oncologic conditions and served as active member of Thoracic Oncology program. He was later promoted to associate professor of medicine at University of Arizona in 2019.
Born and raised in Iran, Dr. Sam is fluent in Farsi and has strong ties to the Iranian community in Los Angeles. Outside of work, he enjoys playing sports with friends and spending time with family.
2004, Master of Sciences, City University of London, London, United Kingdom
1998, Doctor of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2012, Pulmonary & Critical Care, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
2010, Advanced Fellowship, Interventional Pulmonary, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
2009, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Saint Mary’s Hospital/Yale University School of Medicine Affiliate, Waterbury, Connecticut
2008, Internal Medicine, Saint Mary’s Hospital/Yale University School of Medicine Affiliate, Waterbury, Connecticut
2022-present, Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, City of Hope, Duarte, California
2012-2022, Associate Professor of Medicine & Co-Director of Interventional Pulmonary Program, Medical Director of Neurocritical Care University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona