Dr. Arabshahi is a native of New Jersey and a Trinity College alumnus where he was inducted to the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He completed his medical training at George Washington University in 1998 where he was also elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed his otolaryngology/head and neck surgery training at the University of Maryland in 2003. He started Potomac Ear, Nose and Throat, PLLC with Dr. Ipakchi in 2004. He is a board certified physician by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He is also certified in Sleep Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. He has been named Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctor from 2010-2015 as well as Washingtonian Top Doctor in 2008. He has also received many Patient’s Choice awards.
He enjoys treating both kids and adults in the full range of ear nose and throat disorders including facial plastic surgery, sinusitis, hearing disorders, dizziness, thyroid problems, and pediatric disorders.
He is currently the chair of the department of Surgery at Sentara Northern Virginia Hospital and has served in that position since 2012. In addition to his full-time medical practice, he is currently pursuing an executive MBA at Georgetown University.
Dr. Arabshahi and his wife, Dornaz, live in McLean, VA. Outside of medicine he enjoys world travel and boating. He is a huge soccer fanatic. He cheers for Liverpool and he’s been to the World Cups in Brazil, South Africa, Germany and the United States.
Board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology
Subspecialty certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Otolaryngology
- Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
- Chair of the Department of Surgery at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center
- Undergraduate – Trinity College
- Medical School – George Washington University, 1998
- Residency – University of Maryland, 2003
- Languages Spoken – English and Farsi
- Hospital Affiliations – Sentara Northern Virginia Hospital, INOVA Fairfax Hospital, and Stafford Hospital