Nasrin Ghalyaie, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Chief, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Nasrin Ghalyaie


Abrazo Medical Group - Scottsdale
3811 E Bell Rd.,
Suite 309
Phoenix, AZ 85032
Phone: (480) 372-2111
Fax: (480) 372-2112


  • 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