University of California, Riverside

School of Medicine

Clinical Faculty Biographies

Dr. Sahar Eivaz Mohammadi

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor - Internal Medicine

Dr. Sahar Mohammadi

Medical Office

Riverside Community Hospital
4445 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, Calif. 92501
(951) 788-3000

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School of Medicine
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, Calif. 92521

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Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Doctorate of Medicine, Azad Tehran University, Tehran, Iran


Dr. Sahar Eivaz Mohammadi, M.D. is an assistant clinical professor for internal medicine at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine. She is also the geriatric medicine and medical education coordinator for the school.

She received her doctorate of medicine from the Azad Tehran University, receiving honors and awards for the highest score on her thesis, “A study of the epidemiology and surgical treatment of T-­shaped and unicornuate uterine anomalies.” She went on to her residency in internal medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Jersey City, New Jersey, serving as chief resident, then completed a fellowship in geriatric medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.

She is a member of the American Geriatric Society, the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Women Association, the U.S. Iranian American Medical Association and the Medical Council of Iran and is certified by the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in both internal medicine and geriatric medicine.

Eivaz Mohammadi is an accomplished concert pianist and instructor who attended Morley College in London to study piano performance and Pacific University in California to study music therapy. She has taught music theory and piano performance and is author of the book Applied Music Theory. She is also a professional ski instructor and is fluent in Farsi.

Research Interests

Eivaz Mohammadi participated in research on aspects of gallbladder cancer. She has also been part of a research team working on phase 3 clinical trials.


  • Best chief resident, Jersey City Medical Center, 2014.
  • Best dressed female resident, Jersey City Medical Center, 2012, 2013, 2014.
  • Best teaching resident, Jersey City Medical Center, 2013.
  • Outstanding piano performance, 19th Annual Iranian American Medical Association conference, 2012.
  • Best seller of Music Theory book, Chang Publication in Iran, 2007.

Selected Publications

  • Sahar Eivaz--‐Mohammadi, Fernando Gonzalez--‐Ibarra, Hesam Hekmatjou, Rao Mikkilineni, Amit Patel and Amer K. Syed. Myasthenia Gravis--‐Like Syndrome Presenting as a Component of the Paraneoplastic Syndrome of Lung Adenocarcinoma in a Nonsmoker. Hindawi Publishing, Case Reports in Oncological Medicine, Volume 2014, Article ID 703828, 5 pages.
  • Sahar Eivaz--‐Mohammadi, Imam H Shaik, Parag Chevli, Saurav Acharya, Sohini Sarkar, Prena Dogra, Fernando Gonzalez--‐Ibarra, Hesam Hekmatjou, Waheed Abdul, Maushmi Savjani, Valentin Marian. Improper Use of Antinuclear Antibody (ANA) Test Can Result in Misdiagnosis, Increased Patient Anxiety, and Wasted Health Care Resources. Abstract Supplement and oral Presentation at 2014 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting, Boston, MA
  • Sahar Eivaz--‐Mohammadi, Fernando Gonzalez--‐Ibarra, Waheed Abdul, Omer Tarar, Khurram Malik and Amer K. Syed. Her2+ and b--‐HCG Producing Undifferentiated Gastric. Hindawi Publishing, Case Reports in Medicine, Volume 2014, Article ID 268919, 5 pages.
  • Fernando Gonzalez--‐Ibarra, Sahar Eivaz--‐Mohammadi, Shiri Surapaneni, Hazem Alsaadi, Amer K. Syed, Simon Badin, Valentin Marian and Mazhar Elamir. Methotrexate Induced Pancytopenia. Hindawi Publishing, Case Reports in Rheumatology Medicine Volume 2014, Article ID 679580, 4 pages.
  • Fernando Gonzalez--‐Ibarra, Waheed Abdul, Sahar Eivaz--‐Mohammadi, Christopher Foscue, Srinivas Gongireddy and Amer Syed. Cerebellar Dysfunction in a Patient with HIV. Hindawi Publishing, Case Reports in Neurological Medicine Volume 2014, Article ID 180743, 3 pages.
  • Gonzalez--‐Ibarra F, Matta J, Tashtoush B, Eivaz--‐Mohammadi S, Alsaadi H, Novick A. Endobronchial--‐Covered Stent Insertion As A Therapeutic Option In Massive Hemoptysis Caused By Lung Cancer. Medical Student/Resident Case Report, Chest Journal. 2013; 144, 58A. doi:10.1378/chest.1701075
  • Fernando Gonzalez--‐Ibarra, Parag Chevli, Lindsey Schachter, Maninder Kaur, Sahar Eivaz--‐Mohammadi, Basheer Tashtoush, Jioty Matta, Amer K. Syed and Valentin Marian. Strongyloidiasis and Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Hindawi Publishing, Case Reports in Medicine Volume 2014, Article ID 278390, 3 pages.
  • Samuel Jun, Mohammad Abedin, Sun Will, Sahar Eivaz--‐Mohammadi, Muhmmad Rahman, Fernando Garcia, Mark Stearns. BSR--‐8 Establishment And Characterization Of A Novel Gallbladder Cell Line To Study The Gender Differences In The Development Of Gallbladder Cancer Associated With Gallstones. Gender Medicine, Volume 9, Issue 1, Supplement, February 2012, Pages S96
  • Tarun S. Sharma, Vikash Sinha, Vino Unson, Saurav Acharya, Sahar Mohammadi, Amer Syed. A Multi--‐Center Study Of The Appropriateness Of Anti--‐Neutrophilic Cytoplasmic Antibody Testing, Arthritis & Rheumatism, Volume 64, November 2012 Abstract Supplement
  • Martinez K P, Eivaz--‐Mohammadi S, Gonzalez--‐Ibarra fp. Effect of phlebotomy on motor updrs score, pain and medication dosage in a patient with parkinsonism and hemochromatosis. Ociedad Médica del Hospital General de Culiacán, Arch Salud Sin Vol.6 No.4 p.120--‐122, 2012, Sinaloa, Mexico
  • Moghaddami Tabrizi N, Mokhtari Derakhshanfard M, Motevalli M, Eivaz Mohammadi S. A Study Of The Epidemiology And Surgical Treatment Of T--‐Shaped And Unicornuate Uterine Anomalies, Dr. Dabir--‐Ashrafi's Laparoscopic Center, 1996--‐2003. Darounbin, Iran. April 2005; 5(17): 6--‐14

Book Chapter

  • Eivaz Mohammadi, S. Chapter 1: Principles Of Music, Chapter 2: Bar And Rhythm, Chapter 3: Intervals, Chapter 4: Expressions And Movements, Chapter 5: Abbreviations, Chapter 6: Scales, Chapter 7: Chords, Chapter 8: Periodical Exercise. In M.K. Pourtorab (Ed.), Applied Music Theory (pp. 1--‐650 (Two Vol.)). 2007, Tehran, Iran, Chang Publication

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