Nasrin Ghalyaie, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Chief, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Nasrin Ghalyaie


Dr. Nasrin Ghalyaie - MD


Arizona Cancer Surgery Specialists
2122 E Highland Ave,
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: (480) 372-2111


  • Medical School: Tehran University of Medical Sciences - Tehran, Iran
  • Internship: Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX
  • Residencies:
    • Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX
    • The Cleveland Clinic - Cleveland, Ohio
    • Saint Barnabas Medical Center - Livingston, New Jersey
  • Post-graduate training: Colon & Rectal Surgery Fellowship - Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • Board certifications: General Surgery; Colon and Rectal Surgery

About the Provider

  • Dr. Ghalyaie specializes in treating diseases and disorders of the colon, rectum and anus, especially sporadic colorectal cancer and hereditary cancer syndromes, inflammatory bowel disease, and complex anorectal conditions.
  • Performs an array of minimally invasive surgical procedures such as robotic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM).
  • Skilled in performing sphincter-preserving surgery for rectal malignancies and inflammatory bowel disease to avoid the need for a permanent colostomy.
  • Treats other conditions such as diverticulitis, enterocutaneous fistula, pelvic floor disorders, rectovaginal fistula, intestinal obstruction, stoma complications, rectal prolapse and pouchitis.

Philosophy of Care

It is my goal to provide cutting edge, patient-centered surgical care of the highest quality to patients in our community. I treat each patient with compassion while working with them to develop a personalized care plan.

Memberships / Organizations

American College of Surgeons, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Association for Academic Surgery, SAGES

Hospitals System Affiliations

  • Abrazo Community Health Network
  • HonorHealth

Special Interests

  • Early onset Colon and Rectal Cancers
  • Quality and Clinical Outcomes-based research