Resident Physician, UCLA

Dr. Armin Arshi is currently a senior resident physician in orthopaedic surgery at UCLA Medical Center and UCLA-Santa Monica Orthopaedic Hospital. He is a proud alumnus of the UCLA bioengineering undergraduate program from 2012, where he was awarded the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Outstanding Bachelor of Science Award and the Edward K. Rice Undergraduate Engineering Achievement Award at graduation. During his time at UCLA, Dr. Arshi was winner of the department’s undergraduate senior capstone design course and the inaugural NIH-NIBIB DEBUT nationwide competition for his team’s work on microfluidic device design for automated rare cell isolation and quantification.

Dr. Arshi received his MD degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA as a recipient of the Leaders of Tomorrow scholarship. He graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha (ΑΩΑ) honors and was awarded the Stafford L. Warren Medal for most outstanding graduating medical student in his class. During his medical training, he performed research and published extensively on tissue engineering and biomechanics for orthopaedic applications in collaboration between the Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Bioengineering. At present, he is completing his residency in orthopaedic surgery and will be pursuing a career in hip and knee arthroplasty. Dr. Arshi strives for excellence in providing skilled and compassionate patient care, focused research in orthopaedic clinical outcomes and bioengineering, and quality teaching and mentorship at all levels. He is proud to serve on the UCLA Bioengineering Alumni Advisory Board and hopes to continue the department’s legacy of excellence for future generations of UCLA bioengineers.