Sasha Ebrahimi, MD, PhD

Dr. Sasha Ebrahimi pursued his medical training at the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, complemented by a PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Toronto. Throughout his doctoral studies, he devoted his focus to investigating epigenetic mechanisms underlying aging and complex diseases, earning him the esteemed Vanier Scholarship in Canada. While originally from Iran, Dr. Ebrahimi primarily grew up in Canada before venturing south of the border. 

Following medical school, Dr. Ebrahimi completed a Transitional Year internship at Riverside Community Hospital, where he actively contributed as a member of the Program Evaluation Committee. His commitment to community service and education has been evident throughout his career, serving as a representative for both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as holding a position on the Mayo Clinic Admissions committee.

Dr. Ebrahimi's professional interests revolve around cancer care, basic-science and translational research, palliative medicine, patient education, and health equity. He is dedicated to providing comprehensive care to individuals battling cancer, while also striving to advance scientific knowledge and bridge the gap in healthcare disparities.