Arina A Ghaffari, MD

Primary phone: 603-663-3838


General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Acute Care Surgery


  • Elliot Trauma & Acute Care Surgery
    4 Elliot Way, Suite 201, Manchester, NH


  • Medical Education: Medical College of Georgia
  • Residency: Medical College of Georgia - General Surgery Residency Program
  • Fellowship: Carolinas Medical Center - Surgical Critical Care Dept.
  • Fellowship: Carolinas Medical Center - Acute Care Surgery Dept.

Boards & Certifications

  • General Surgery: American Board of Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care: American Board of Surgery

About Arina A Ghaffari, MD

Arina Ghaffari, MD received her fellowship training in surgical critical care, trauma and acute care surgery at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. She earned a medical degree and completed her general surgery residency at The Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA. She is an alumnus of The Georgia Institute of Technology, holding bachelor's degrees in both applied biology and biopsychology.

Dr. Ghaffari’s areas of surgical expertise include acute operative intervention in both adult and pediatric trauma patients, robotic and laparoscopic minimally invasive surgery in acutely ill and elective patients, and the management of critically ill surgical ICU patients where she serves as the surgical director of the ICU at The Elliot.

Dr. Ghaffari joins Elliot Hospital’s Division of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery, bringing her experience from one of the Southeast’s busiest trauma centers to serve the New Hampshire community.

Dr. Ghaffari is passionate about taking care of both the victims of trauma and their families, treating each with empathy and humanity during what may be one of the most challenging times in their lives.

When away from the hospital, she enjoys spending time with her husband and clan of four children living life to the fullest.