Amir Fathi MD, MBA, FACS

  • Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF
  • Director of HPB Surgery, Community Regional Medical Center

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery & General Surgery

Amir Fathi, MD, MBA, FACS, is a board-certified surgeon and specializes in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery.

He is an Associate Clinical Professor of University of California, San Francisco at UCSF Fresno.

Dr. Fathi received his integrated bachelor’s and medical degree from Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran. He has completed a research clerkship in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Division at Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore. Subsequently, he attended Case Western Reserve University, where he received his post-doctoral research scholarship prior to his residency. Dr. Fathi has completed his general surgery residency at Case Western Reserve University. He then completed his fellowship in hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI. Dr. Fathi is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. Fathi has been a faculty member in the Department of Surgery since 2015. In his role as teaching faculty, he educates, supervises, and lectures medical students and residents in hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery. He holds an Adjunct Professorship with Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine in Tabriz, Iran.

Dr. Fathi’s clinical interests include foregut malignancies, tumors of the liver, biliary tree, and pancreas. He also specializes in complex abdominal wall reconstruction and minimally invasive hernia surgery.

In addition to his educational role, Dr. Fathi serves on the Cancer Services Operations Task Force for Community Medical Centers in Fresno. He is the surgeon champion for National Surgical Quality Improvement Project (NSQIP) and Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program for Community Regional Medical Center.

He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American College of Surgeons, the American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, and the Fresno Madera Medical Society.

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) & Stomach Cancer Programs



Remarkable recovery after most of liver removed (Video Transcript – RTF)

Education and Training

  • Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery Fellowship – Medical College of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI
  • General Surgery Residency – Case Western Reserve University – University Hospital of Cleveland – Cleveland, OH
  • Post Doctoral Research Scholar – Case Western Reserve University – University Hospital of Cleveland, Department of Surgery – Cleveland, OH
  • Research Clerkship – Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Division – Baltimore, MD
  • Medical School – Tabriz University of Medical Sciences – Tabriz, Iran

Licensure & Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery Certification
  • Intuitive Surgical, HPB Surgery Robotic Subspecialty Courses; Robotic Surgery Certification
  • California State Medical License

Department Affiliations

UCSF Fresno Department of Surgery