Nahas Named Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

She earned a master’s degree in public health from Johns Hopkins University

Samar Nahas, an M.D. with the UCR School of Medicine, and current UCR Health Division Director of Gynecologic Oncology, has been named the chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology effective July 1. 

Samar Nahas, M.D.

Nahas earned her Canadian Board in obstetrics and gynecology from the University of British Columbia, Canada. She completed fellowship training in gynecologic oncology at the University of Manitoba, Canada. 

Nahas completed a second fellowship in advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery in gynecologic oncology at the Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Ariz. She also earned a master’s degree in public health from Johns Hopkins University. 

She practices at both the Riverside University Health System – Medical Center and Riverside Community Hospital. Nahas previously worked as a member of the teaching faculty for medical students and residents at Trillium Health Partners Hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto, and she is also a member of the teaching faculty at the Laparoscopic Institute of Gynecologic Oncology in San Francisco. 

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