Bio

Bio


Dr. Nabipour earned her medical degree and completed anesthesiology residency at USC Keck School of Medicine and served as a Chief Resident and was selected as the Resident of the Year. Upon completing residency, she practiced for ten years as a partner in a private anesthesia group in Santa Cruz, California. During this time, she served as a member of the Credentials Committee and Medical Executive Committee. She also held multiple leadership positions including Chair of the Department of Surgery, as well as the Medical Director of Anesthesia Services, working closely with her surgical colleagues to improve efficiency and patient experience in the operating room. Dr. Nabipour joined the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine as a Clinical Assistant Professor in 2018 and is the Anesthesiology Medical Director at the Stanford Cancer Center South Bay. She is the co-founder and co-director of the Stanford Anesthesiology Mentorship Program and Anesthesiology Scholars Program Inter-Exchange (ASPIRE) and is an advocate for faculty development and diversity, equity and inclusion both locally and nationally while also currently enrolled in law school at Santa Clara University.

Clinical Focus


  • Anesthesia

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Co-Founder and Co-Director of ASPIRE, Anesthesiology Scholars Program Inter-Exchange (2020 - Present)
  • Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Stanford Anesthesiology Mentorship Program, Stanford University (2020 - Present)
  • Anesthesiology Medical Director, Stanford Cancer Center at South Bay (2019 - Present)
  • Regional Leader, Physician Leadership Development Program II, Dignity Health (2017 - 2018)
  • Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, Dominican Hospital (2016 - 2018)
  • Chair, Department of Surgery, Dominican Hospital (2016 - 2018)
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Medical Staff, Dominican Hospital (2016 - 2017)
  • Fellow, Physician Leadership Development Program, Dignity Health (2015 - 2016)
  • Anesthesiology Medical Director, Dominican Hospital (2014 - 2018)
  • Chief, Cardiac Anesthesiology, Dominican Hospital (2014 - 2018)
  • President, Anesthesiology Medical Group of Santa Cruz (2014 - 2016)
  • Vice Chair, Department of Surgery, Dominican Hospital (2014 - 2016)
  • Delegate, Physician Leadership Development Program I, Dignity Health (2014 - 2015)
  • Vice President, Anesthesiology Medical Group of Santa Cruz (2013 - 2014)
  • Secretary, Anesthesiology Medical Group of Santa Cruz (2011 - 2013)
  • Medical Director, Santa Cruz Surgery Center (2009 - 2010)

Honors & Awards


  • Best Oral Advocate, Santa Clara University School of Law (2020)
  • First in Class in Civil Procedure I, Witkin Award (2020)
  • Emery Scholarship, Santa Clara University School of Law (2019 to Present)
  • Dean's List, Santa Clara University School of Law (2019)
  • First in Class in Contract Law, Witkin Award (2019)
  • First in Class in Torts, Witkin Award (2019)
  • Chief Resident, University of Southern California, Department of Anesthesiology (2008)
  • Resident of the Year, University of Southern California, Department of Anesthesiology (2008)
  • Resident CSA Delegate, University of Southern California, Department of Anesthesiology (2006)
  • FAER Representative, University of Southern California, Department of Anesthesiology (2005)
  • Mackenzie Scholarship, University of Southern California, School of Medicine (2000-2004)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Member, California Medical Association (2021 - Present)
  • Member, Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia (2020 - Present)
  • Member, CSA Women's Task Force (2020 - Present)
  • Member, California Society of Anesthesiology (2005 - Present)
  • Member, American Society of Anesthesiology (2005 - Present)

Professional Education


  • Juris Doctor, Santa Clara University School of Law, Expected JD Graduation (2023)
  • Board Certification, American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology (2009)
  • Residency, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Anesthesiology (2008)
  • Internship: Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Internal Medicine Residency (2005) CA
  • Medical Doctor, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Medicine (2004)
  • Bachelor of Science, Stanford University, Biology (2000)

Research & Scholarship

Projects


  • Stanford Anesthesiology Mentorship Program, Stanford University

    The Stanford AMP program is a structured mentorship program designed to support early career faculty. We aspire to equip our mentees with the skills and community support needed to achieve their career goals. We harness the power of mentors, networks, information and conversation to promote diversity, equity and inclusion.

    Location

    Palo Alto, CA

    Collaborators

    • Tiffany Cheng, Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
    • Sara Strowd, Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
  • ASPIRE, Stanford University

    Anesthesiology Scholars Program Inter-Exchange is a multi-institution collaboration designed to provide early career faculty in Anesthesiology invited speakerships at one of our many participating institutions. By offering a national platform for knowledge exchange, we support community building within the profession.

    Location

    Palo Alto, CA

    Collaborators

    • Tiffany Cheng, Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
    • Sara Strowd, Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Publications

All Publications


  • Networking: Connecting People with Purpose Nabipour, S., Cole, D. ASA Monitor. 2021
  • Negotiating for Success Cheng, T., Nabipour, S., Strowd, S., Wald, S. ASA Monitor. 2021
  • Legal Education in the Era of COVID-19: Putting Health, Safety, and Equity First Santa Clara Law Review Sandoval, C., Cain, P., Daimond, S., Hammond, A., Love, J., Smith, S., Nabipour, S. 2020
  • How to be an Effective Mentor Nabipour, S., Cheng, T. Society of Pediatric Anesthesiologists. Educational Summary Series. 2020
  • How to be a Great Mentee Cheng, T., Nabipour, S. Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology. Educational Summary Series. 2020

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