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A member of the Piedmont Clinic

Dr. Saeid Khansarinia, MD

Specializes in Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Khansarinia specializes in thoracic surgery. A graduate of the University of California in San Diego, he received his medical degree from St. Louis University and completed his internship and residency in general, thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the University of Florida. He has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery and thoracic oncology.

Dr. Khansarinia was the first surgeon in the Southeast to place a diaphragm pacing system and remains one of the leading surgeons in the country in placing diaphragm pacing systems to aid quadriplegic and other patients with diaphragm dysfunction. Board certified in thoracic Surgery, he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and he is a member of the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, Society of Thoracic Surgeons and Society of Surgical Oncology. For the past five years, he has been the American College of Surgeons cancer liaison physician for Piedmont Atlanta Hospital. In his spare time, Dr. Khansarinia enjoys traveling, volleyball and reading.


Areas of Special Interest
Robotic surgery for lung and esophagus, minimally invasive lung surgery, diaphragm pacing surgery for ALS and paralyzed diaphragms, minimally invasive surgery for Palmar Hyperhidrosis (excessively sweating palms)



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