Negar M. Salehomoum, MD, FACS
Dr. Negar M. Salehomoum is the newest member of Bay Area Colon & Rectal Surgeons, having joined in March 2015. Her interests include minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery, colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, benign anorectal disease, fecal incontinence, and pelvic floor disorders. She is passionate about educating her patients about their disease process and providing the best possible care.
She earned her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in the Bronx, New York in 2007, after which she completed all of her general surgery training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 2013. She then moved down to Weston, Florida where she completed a Colon & Rectal Surgery fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Florida in 2014.
Board Certified Expertise
She is board certified in both general surgery and colorectal surgery. She is a member of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS), Northern California Chapter of the ACS, Northern California Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons, Northwest Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, and Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association.
Now that Dr. Salehomoum has returned to the Bay Area after over a decade of training on the East Coast, she enjoys spending time with her family. She loves to be in the sunny outdoors during the summertime and hopes to spend more time skiing in the winters.
- Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York
Internship & Residency
- General Surgery at UMDNJ- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey
- Colon & Rectal Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida
- American Board of Surgery
- American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery
Special Procedures & Techniques
- Minimally invasive laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery
- Sphincter-preservation surgery for rectal cancer