Dr. Fariba Mohtashami completed her medical degree, specialist training and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1997 before immigrating to Canada in 2002. At the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, she gained her Canadian credentials after a 5-year residency, which she completed in 2009. At the completion of OB/GYN residency she received the “Laparoscopy Award”, presented to the Chief Resident exhibiting the best proficiency in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. With a keen interest in advanced laparoscopic (keyhole) and hysteroscopic surgery Dr. Mohtashami received further advanced surgical training at the University of Saskatchewan, 2011-2012 where she completed an official Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery to achieve her professional goal of being an advanced pelvic surgeon.
In her academic role as Head, Division of General Gynecology and Obstetrics, UBC, Dr. Mohtashami is highly awarded and a regular Chair Person, Speaker and Faculty at a variety of international and national conferences and post-graduate courses. Dr. Fariba Mohtashami also instructs UBC OB/GYN Residents and UBC Medical Students in gynecology and gynecological surgery. Gynaecology practice and gynaecology surgery are her passion
Dr. Fariba Mohtashami accepts referrals for all types of gynecological care such as: abnormal bleeding, fibroids, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, pelvic organ prolapse, contraception, and urinary incontinence. Urgent referrals are generally seen within two weeks and we offer gynaecology surgery at Langley Memorial Hospital and day surgery at Delta Hospital.
Dr. Fariba Mohtashami is learning new techniques and improving her own skills in various subspecialties of gynecologic surgery by working with some of the best surgeons from all subspecialties in Vancouver and the BC lower mainland on a regular basis. Likewise, she mentors, trains and assists her OB/GYN colleagues in the Fraser Health Authority and Vancouver Coastal Health in advanced gynecologic surgery techniques.
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Fariba Mohtashami, MD, FRCSC
Clinical Associate Professor
Advanced Laparoscopic Gynecologic Surgery & Pelvic Floor Reconstruction