Ramin Beygui, MD

Heart and lung surgeon

Dr. Ramin Beygui is a cardiothoracic surgeon who performs heart and lung transplants as well as heart surgeries such as mitral valve repair. He specializes in treating arrhythmia, thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection, and coronary and valvular heart disease. In addition to adult patients, he treats pediatric patients who need heart or lung transplants or treatment for heart birth defects.

Beygui received his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, where he was a Regents Scholar, followed by a residency in surgery at Stanford Medical Center. He completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at the UCLA School of Medicine, as well as an endovascular surgery and vascular surgery fellowships at Stanford Medical Center.

Beygui serves as a peer reviewer for several medical publications. He has published his own research in cardiovascular tissue engineering and stem cell differentiation, among other topics.

A professor of surgery at UCSF, Beygui is a member of the Western Thoracic Surgical Association, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Society for Vascular Surgery, American Heart Association and International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation's councils on heart failure and transplantation and pathology. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.


Advanced Heart Failure at Fremont
39141 Civic Center Drive, Suite 335
Fremont, CA 94538
Phone: (415) 353-4145
Fax: (415) 353-4166

Cardiothoracic Surgery
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1606
Fax: (415) 353-1312

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Board Certification

Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Vascular Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery

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UC Irvine School of Medicine 1990


Stanford Medical Center, Surgery 1995


Stanford Medical Center, Vascular Surgery 1997
Stanford Medical Center, Endovascular Surgery 1998
UCLA Medical Center, Cardiothoracic Surgery 2001

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Sanchez JM, Al-Dosari G, Chu S, Beygui R, Deuse T, Badhwar N, Lee RJ. Hybrid and surgical procedures for the treatment of persistent and longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2018 Feb; 16(2):91-97.
  2. Gerson JN, Witteles RM, Chang DT, Beygui RE, Iagaru AH, Kunz PL. Carcinoid Syndrome Complicating a Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor: A Case Report. Pancreas. 2017 Nov/Dec; 46(10):1381-1385.
  3. Suh GY, Fleischmann D, Beygui RE, Cheng CP. Quantification of motion of the thoracic aorta after ascending aortic repair of type-A dissection. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2017 May; 12(5):811-819.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.