Meet Dr. Marco Zahedi

A native of Southern California, Dr. Zahedi graduated Magna Cum Laude from the California State University where he received his BS with honors in Biochemistry/Medical Physiology. He attended the Chicago Medical School where he completed his MD with Alpha Omega Alpha honors designation and went on to complete his residency training at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, CA and his Masters in Public Health (MPH) from the University of Southern California/Keck School of Medicine.

Curriculum Vitae


Masters in Public Health (MPH)                                            Aug. 2014 – Dec 2016 

University of Southern California 

Concentration – Health Education and Promotion    

Residency - General Surgery                                                June 2012 – June 2014  

Huntington Memorial Hospital  

Pasadena, CA   

Doctor of Medicine                                                                  June 2008 – June 2012 

The Chicago Medical School  

Chicago, IL    

Bachelor of Science                                                                June 2004 – June 2008  

Biochemistry & Medical Physiology  

California State University East Bay   

Hayward, CA     

______________________________Clinical Experience________________________________

Home Avenue Adult Day Health Care                                      May 2017 – Present  

Medical Director  

8114 Telegraph Road  Downey, CA 90240   

My Family Physician                                                                    May 2016 – Present  

Medical Director  

1200 N. Tustin Ave #120  Santa Ana, CA 92705         

Perez Medical Group                                                                   Mar 2016 – May 2017  

Family Medicine  

15115 Amar Rd La Puente, CA 91744   

Valencia Medical Center & Urgent Care                                 Sept. 2015 – Apr. 2017 

Associate Medical Director 

Family Medicine/Urgent Care  

24155 Magic Mountain Pkwy  Santa Clarita, CA 91355     

All Family Health Clinic                                                             Sept. 2015 – Jan. 2017  

General Practice  

2220 East 1st Street  Los Angeles, CA 90033   

________________________________Medical Licenses_________________________________ 

CA Medical License #A138224                                                 Exp. March 30th 2019   

______________________________Board Certifications_______________________________  

American Board of General Practice


Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honors Society, Chicago Medical School               2012

Magna Cum Laude, California State University East Bay                                     2008

William Hearst Trustees Award for Outstanding Achievement                           2008

Genentech Scholar                                                                                                      2007  

National Institute of Health Undergraduate Scholar Finalist                                2007   


American College of Surgeons

American Medical Association

Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine


Zahedi, M. Psoriasis: Alternative Treatment Options.    Published June 2017.

Zahedi, M. Grab Some Sugar and Meet Me In Patient’s Room.  Published May 2017.

Zahedi, M. 61 Year Old Male with Hanging Belly., Pub Status: Published February 2017.    

Zahedi, M. 38 Year Old Female with Colicky Rt Upper Quadrant Abdominal Pain.     Published March 2016.   

Zahedi, M. 72 Year Old Male with Abdominal Pain, Distension, Obstipation.     Published January 2016.  

Zahedi, M. Degloving Injury Repair with Abdominal Pedicle Flap to Hand.       Published October 2015. 

Zahedi, M. Invasive Squamous Cell Cancer of the Neck.  Published August 2015.

Zahedi, M. 35 Year Old Female with Neglected Breast Mass.    Published June 2015.

Maker VK, Zahedi M, Villines D, Maker AV. Can We Predict Which Residents Are Going to Pass/Fail the Oral Boards? Journal of Surgical Education vol. 69 issue 6  November - December, 2012. p. 705-71     

Ganai S, Ujiki MB, Talamonti M, Linn JG, Yetasook A, Carbray J, Zahedi M, Kim W,  Howington J. Celiac Nodal Status As Determined by Laparoscopic Gastric Ischemic Preconditioning Is Prognostic in Locally-Advanced Esophageal Cancer and May Determine Necessity for Completion Esophagectomy. Digestive Disease Week, 2013.

Zahedi M, Ganai, S, Yetasook A, Talamonti M, Ujiki M, Carbray J, Howington J. Laparoscopic Ischemic Conditioning As a Modality to Reduce Gastric Conduit Morbidity Following Esophagectomy. Digestive Disease Week, 2012. 

Zahedi M, Kotchevar A. Synthesis of Authentic Standards for the Characterication of in vitro Congeneric Tri and Tetra Brominated Diphenyl Ether Metabolites. American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2008; Poster Presentation.

Zahedi M. Tips and Tricks For Improving Your EPIC Efficiency. Ground Rounds Presentation. April 13th, 2016. AMA PRA Category 1 credit. April 13th, 2016   

Zahedi M, Shen, J. A Comparison of the Prognosis for Breast Cancer Patients With Advanced Regional Nodal Disease in T1 vs T2 vs T3 Tumors: Does Biology Trump Size? Annual Resident Research Conference, 2014; Powerpoint presentation. 

Zahedi M, Akopian G, Villines D, Kaufman H. Preoperative Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio in Stage 2 Colorectal Cancer Is A Predictor of Recurrence. Annual Resident Research Conference, 2013; Powerpoint presentation.  

Zahedi M, Maker AV, Villines D, Maker VK. The Anatomy of a Failure: Can We Predict Which Residents Are Going to Fail the ABS Certifying Exam? Association of Program Directions in Surgery Annual Meeting, May 2012; Powerpoint presentation.  

________________________________Advisory  Boards______________________________ 

Fruitstreet Telehealth, A PBC                                        April 2016 – Present  

Board of Advisors



Spanish (fluent)  

Farsi (fluent)