Curriculum vitae

Rasoul Azizi, MD, 
Colo-Rectal Surgeon,  ( Colon and Rectum Surgery)

Medical sciences of TEHRAN University,
Hemat highway ,

Pre-medical education: 
primary-kamal school,
Secondary-pahlavi high school,

Medical education:
tabriz-iran, Obtained M.D. in 1973,

Graduate Clinical and fellow experiences:
Postgraduate medical education; medical science of Iran University, Tehran-iran,
Completed requirements for general surgery in 1981,
Thesis: portal-systemic shunts in esophageal varicose veins treatment,
Pediatric surgery fellowship for fifteen months in Mofid children hospital 1981-1982, Tehran-Iran,
Colorectal surgery fellowship at the university of California, Los Angeles, during the period from sept 1, 1997 to April, 30, 1998,

Academic positions:
Instructor in surgery, phirozgar general hospital, 1990-2000,
Associate professor of surgery, Tehran University, school of medicine-present,
Head & chairman of surgical group, Tehran University, school of medicine, (2005-2007),
He had passed the E.C.F.M.G. examination in 1973,
He's E.C.F.M.G. identification # 0-179-023-7,

Present Hospital Appointments: 
Attending Surgeon, Hazrat-e-Rasoul Medical Center,
Consultant colo-rectal surgeon, Naft general Hospital, Tehran - Iran,
Consultant colo-rectal surgeon, Bank-e-Meli general Hospital, Tehran - Iran, (2000-2006),
Colo-rectal surgeon, private Pars Hospital, Tehran - Iran,
Colo-rectal surgeon, private Iranshahr Hospital Tehran - Iran,

National pre-Board of surgery Examiner, (1998-2004),

Committee Appointments:
Medical Advisory committee, Hazrat-e-Rasoul medical center, (2003-present),
General surgery Resident selection committee, (1995-1998), 
General surgery residency committee, Tehran University of medical sciences, (2002-present),
Director, general surgery residency, (2002-present),

Medical and Academic societies:
Iranian medical council, membership#12322,
Iranian Association of surgeons, membership #1436,
American society of colon and rectal surgeons (ASCRS), membership # 6729,
European society of colon & rectal surgeons membership ,
Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Endoscopic surgery Assiciation (MMESA),

He actively practice in colo-rectal surgery since 1997-present, before that time he had practiced in   gastro-intestinal surgery,
Performed about 15800 elective surgeries and attended approximately 4900 emergency cases in six different  hospitals, (1981-present),
Performed operations in the Iranian mobile army surgical hospitals for eight months, (Iran Iraq war),

Statistical analysis and consideration of anatomic location incidence of stomach carcinoma in Firoozgar  general Hospital,
Research and experiences in stomach and esophagus carcinoma operations, and reconstruction with colon  interposition in more than 50 cases, (1984-1989), Tehran - Iran,

Comparison of surgical with Rubber Band ligation in treatment of internal hemorrhoid, 

Research and experience with Botulinum toxin for treatment of chronic anal fissure. Compare two-dose  regimen with 25 and 50 units of toxin and analysis effects,

Comparison between the effect of topical Diltiazem & topical GTN in the treatment of chronic anal fissure,

Experience with stapling hemorroidectomy in more than 150 cases and STARR operation in 104 cases, 

Experience and analysis of rectal tumor surgeries with double stapling & hand sewing techniques in more than 420 cases,
Experience & ongoing study with Ultroid (Hemoron) in treatment of internal hemorrhoids, 
Ongoing study & research with 2500cGY preoperative radiation in rectal tumors, (short course radiation),
Experience & study with Appandecostomy for large bowel irrigation in stomates,

Esophagus & stomach reconstruction with colon interposition in Iranian association of surgeons, 1992 Tehran - Iran,

Esophageal carcinoma and transhiatal technique complications .  G.I. Tract disorders conference, 1992 Semnan - Iran,
Intraperitoneal soft tissue tumors, case report in soft tissue tumors conferance, 1993 , Tehran - Iran,
Breast cancer during pregnancy & lactation in the Iranian conference of obstetric & gynecology 13-18 Nov 1993 ,
Vascular Rings (dysphagy Loseria) in Iranian association of surgeons 1994, Mashhad - Iran,
Lecture about rectal cancer incidence in Iran, annual meeting of Iran University, Medical Sciences, Tehran - Iran, 31 Dec- 2 jan,2002,
Lecture and participate in panel discussion about ano-rectal disorders, annual meeting of Iran University, Medical Sciences, Tehran - Iran, 15-17 feb, 2003,

Lecture and participate in panel discussion about recto-vaginal fistula, 5th international congress on obstetric & Gynecology, Dec 8-11, 2003 Tehran - Iran,
Lecture and panel discussion about lower GI bleeding in second annual meeting of Iranian association of surgeons, 4 Mar, 2004, Mehr Hospital, Tehran - Iran, 
Lecture and participate in panel discussion about colon injuries, annual meeting of Iran University, Medical Sciences, 17-20 Mar, 2004, Tehran - Iran, 

Lecture and workshop about stapling technique in lower G.I.tract surgeries, in Iranian association of surgeons, 2002, Tehran - Iran,

Workshop & lecture about stapling technique in colo-Rectal surgeries, Phirozgar general Hospital with Ian Finley from Glasgow - England, 1999,

Training course about Dynamic Graciloplasty, Hazrat-e-Rasoul medical center, Tehran - Iran, 5Nov, 2002, with proff, Klaus Eberhard Matzel, from Germany,

Medical sphincterotomy with Botolinum toxin in treatment of chronic anal fissure, in 8th Asian federation of coloproctology congress, Nov, 2-4, 2002, Tehran - Iran,

Appandecostomy and large bowel antgrade irrigation as a reliable technique for improving the quality of life in stomates.8th Asian Federation of Coloproctology Congress, Nov, 2-4, 2002, Tehran - Iran,

Less complications in the treatment of chronic anal fissure by using topical Diltiazem.EACP fourth scientific and Annual General Meeting, Sitges, Spain, 18-20 sept, 2003,

Participated in surgical convention in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A, Oct 1985, 

Participated in 3th Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Congress, Oct 22-25, 2003,  Istanbul - Turkey,

Participated in panel discussion as Moderator in laparoscopic surgeries in 3th Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Endoscopic surgery Congress, 22-25 Oct, Istanbul - Turkey,

Participated in workshop and lecture in mini- invasive hemorrhoid therapy with Hemoron (Ultroid) in Prag-CZ, 2003, 

Participated in European Association of coloproctology, 5th scientific and Annual Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 16-18 september 2004, and lecture about: Appendecostomy and bowel antgrade irrigation for improving the quality of life in stomate, either abdominal or perineal, 

Tripartite colorectal meeting: 5-7 July 2005 at the Royal Dublin Society, Dublin and lecture about: Anatomical evaluation of perineum with fistula by MRI,

Second joint meeting, European Council of Coloproctology and European Association of Coloproctology in association with Italian Society of Colo-Rectal Surgery, Bologna, Italy 15-17 September 2005, lecture about: Delorme's operation in treatment of rectal prolapse,

Participated in World congress of Gasdtroentrology, Montreal Canada, September 10-14, 2005,

Participated in ESCP,first scientific and Annual Meeting, Lisbon, Portugal 2005, 

Participated in ESCP, third scientific and Annual Meeting, Nant, France, 2007, 

Participated in ESCP, 5th,Scientific and Annual Meeting, Sorrento, Italy 2010 and Lecture about STARR operation, first experience in Iran,

Participated in Innovation in colo-rectal surgery, in Berlin, Germany, 2010,

Journals and Papers:

*R.Azizi M.D,Sh.Eslami,M.D;comparison of the therapeutic effects of 25U and 50 U doses of Botulinum toxin in Chronic anal Fissure,
Journal of Iran University of Medical Sciences, vol10, Number38. Extra2. 2004,

*R.Azizi, M.D;Lipoma of Rectum producing Intussusception: Report of a case, 
Annals of Iranian Medicine; vol1, number1, summer2004,

*R.Azizi MD, Z.Zarghamie Fard MD,
Comparison of surgical method with Rubber band ligation method in treatment of Internal Hemorrhoid,
Annals of Iranian Medicine; vol2, number4, spring2005,

*R.Azizi, MD ; R.Setareh Shenas, MD ; K.Hossini, MD ; Y.Shafaee Khanghah, MD ; Abdominal Wall Tumor with pathology of Sarcomatoid Transitional Cell Carcinoma Originating from Urachus: A case Report And Literature Review,
Journal of Iranian University of Medical Sciences; vol13, number50, spring2006,

*Azizi R. MD, Jamshidi A. MD, Taghipour M. MD, Effect of Antibiotic Prophilaxis in preventing wound infection in elective clean surgical procedures,
Iranian Journal of Surgery, Vol.15, No.1, 2007,

*Azizi R. MD, Mahjobi B. MD, Zahedi L. MD, Rubber Band Ligation in Treatment of internal Hemorrhoid, Study and Assessment of the Results in 50 Patients.
Iranian Journal of Surgery, Vol.15, No.4, 2008,

*Azizi R. MD, Salimzadeh J. MD, Moradi M. MD, Post-operative Pain management of Colorectal Surgeries: Comparison of the Effect of Parenteral Pethidine and Sublingual Buprenorphine in Hazrat Rasoul Hospital,
The Quarterly Iranian Journal of Surgery. Vol.17,No.1, 2009,

*Azizi R. MD, Danesh pageuh MM. MD, Zahedi Shoolami L. MD, Stapling Hemorrhoidopexy, initial experience in Iran,
Shiraz E-Medical Journal, Vol.10, No.1, January 2009,

*Azizi R. MD, Behzad Rabani Karizi. MD, Mohammad Ali Taghipour. MD, Comparison between Ultroid and Rubber Band Ligation in Treatment of internal Hemorrhoid, 
ACTA MEDICA, Tehran University, July 2010,

A submucosal fecal mass as the complication of stapled hemorrhoidopexy:
A case report ,
Rasoul Azizi, Saman Sotoudehnia, Afshin Heidari, Leila Zahedi-Shoolami,
Iran University of Medical Science, Hazrat-e-Rasoul Hospital, Surgery Department, Colorectal Unit, Tehran, Iran,
International journal of surgery case report2 (2011)109-110,

Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of rectum:
Report of a case
Rasoul Azizi-a, Bahar Mahjoubi-a, Nasrin Shayanfar-b, Fakhryalsadat Anaraki-c, Leila Zahedi-Shoolami-d
a- Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hazrat-e-Rasoul Hospital, Tehran, Iran,
b- Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Pathology, Hazrat-e-Rasoul Hospital, Tehran, Iran,
c- Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Hazrat-e-Rasoul Hospital, Tehran, Iran,
d- Iran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Hazrat-e-Rasoul Hospital, Tehran, Iran,
international journal of surgery case report2(2011)111-113,

Evaluation of LIFT (ligation of intersphincteric fistula tract) for treatment of complex Fistula in-ano as  sphincter saving technique,
Azizi R, MD, Behboo R, MD, Anaraki F, MD, Bijari A, MD, 
Department of colorectal surgery, Rasool Akram hospital, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran, 

Pseudocontinent Perineal Colostomy with Appendicostomy, A new approach in low rectal cancer treatment,

Rasoul Azizi MD, - 1; Mina Alvandipour MD, - 2; Leila Zahedi-Shoolami MD, - 3;
1-    Colorectal surgeon, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Hazrat-e-Rasoul Hospital, Surgery Department, Colorectal Unit, Tehran - Iran,
2-    Colorectal Surgeon, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Hazrat-e-Rasoul Hospital, Surgery Department, Colorectal Unit, Tehran - Iran,
3-    General practitioner & Researcher, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Hazrat-e-Rasoul Hospital, Surgery Department, Colorectal Unit, Tehran - Iran,

Trends in Surgical Treatment of Pilonidal Sinus Diseases;
Primary Closure or Flap?
Letter to editor, world journal of surgery
Rasoul Azizi, MD, Mahdi Alamrajabi

Low diagnostic values of ultrasonography and negative
appendectomy: still a major problem in university hospitals
Rasoul Azizi 1, Negin Farsi 2, Tahmineh Motevasseli 3,
Seyed-Mohammad Fereshtehnejad 4, Abdoreza Khatami 5

Gastrointestinal & Liver Disease Research Center, Firoozgar Clinical Research Development Center , Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran,
Received: 18 May 2010, Revised: 21 August 2010, Accepted: 31 August 2010,
Medical journal of the Islamic republic of Iran, Vol.24,no.4, February 2011,200-207,

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