Taraneh Shirazian, M.D. is a faculty member in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She received her M.D. degree, through the accelerated medical program (PLME) at Brown University. As the Director of the Global Health Program at Mount Sinai, Dr. Shirazian collaborates with physicians on an international level, and treats patients world wide. Her clinical areas of interest include uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts, abnormal uterine bleeding, abnormal pap smears and uterine prolapse. She is certified to perform saline sonograms for the evaluation of polyps and fibroids, Colposcopies, LEEP procedures, ESSURE ( in office non-surgical tubaligation) and NOVASURE ( in office endometrial ablation).
As a leader in Women's Health, Dr. Shirazian services on the board of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). She is served as national Chair of ACOG's Junior Fellow College Advisory Council. In this role she was responsible for creating resident and medical student educational opportunities. Her students know that Dr. Shirazian is a strong patient advocate and believes in educating her patients so that they can make informed decisions about their health care.
Physicians and scientists on the faculty of Mount Sinai School of Medicine often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.
Dr. Shirazian did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2011 and/or 2012: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://www.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.