Shaghayegh Aliabadi-Wahle, MD, FACS

(503) 281-0561
Areas of Focus: 
Thyroid Surgery
Parathyroid Surgery (Minimally Invasive/Focused)
Adrenal Surgery (Laparoscopic)
Treatment of Breast Cancer

About Me

My goal is to deliver evidence-based medicine to my patients in a personal and individualized manner.

- Shaghayegh Aliabadi-Wahle, MD, FACS

Dr. Aliabadi-Wahle focuses on thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery as well as management of breast cancer. Whenever possible, she emphasizes a minimally invasive approach to treatment of endocrine diseases. She is very interested in surgical care improvement outcomes and to that effect has been involved in multiple local and national committees to optimize patient care. She has served as the head of general surgery division, chief of surgery and Oregon regional medical director of surgery.

Other Interests: 

When not workng, Dr. Aliabadi-Wahle is interested in international volunteerism and playing Rumi cube.

My Work

Hospitals Served: 
Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Providence Portland Medical Center

Dr. Shaghayegh Aliabadi-Wahle specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine disorders through Oregon Endocrine Surgery - A Service of The Oregon Clinic. Click here to learn more about this service.

Education & Honors

Board Certified: 
General Surgery
Education & Training: 
  • BS, Biochemistry, University of California, Davis, CA, 1990
  • MD, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 1995
  • Surgery Residency, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, 2001
Leadership: 
  • Director, General Surgery, Portland Providence Medical Center, 2007 - Present
  • Regional Director, Oregon Surgery Program, 2012 - 2016
  • Chief of Surgery, Portland Providence Medical Center, 2007 - 2009
Honors: 
  • Portland Monthly Magazine, "Top Doctors," 2011
  • Portland Monthly Magazine, "Top Doctors," 2013
  • Portland Monthly Magazine, "Top Doctors," 2014
  • Portland Monthly Magazine, "Top Doctors," 2016
Publications: 
  • Sharata A, Kelly T, Rozenfeld Y, Hammill C, Schuman E, Carlisle J, Aliabadi-Wahle S, Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Can We Do Better? The American Surgeon. Jan 2017.
  • Aliabadi-Wahle S., Kelley, T. et al, Treatment Strategies for Primary Hyperparathyroidism: What is the Cost? The American Surgeon. Nov 2014, 80(11): 1146-51.
  • Sherata A, Aliabadi-Wahle S., Bhayani, N., Kurian, A., Reavis, K., Dunst, C., Swanstrom, L., Subxyphoid Thyroidectomy: A Feasibility Study. Surgical Innovations. April 2014, 21: 194-197.
Volunteer Activities: 
  • International surgical volunteerism: Honduras, Guatemala & Philippines
Other Activities: 
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Member, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • Member, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • Member, American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons