Expert Qualifications

This highly qualified and double board certified pulmonologist has advanced training in pulmonary and critical care. Currently, he is a Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow at the University of Illinois and is board certified in Pulmonary Medicine and Internal Medicine. He completed residency training in internal medicine at George Washington University, a fellowship training in pediatric sleep medicine and neuroscience, and a fellowship training in infectious diseases at the University of Louisville. He earned his MD at the Qazvin University of Medical Science and MPH at the University of Tehran in Iran.
This expert is a member of a number of professional organizations and is a frequently invited guest speaker at major pulmonary conferences. He has authored 80+ publications and sits on the editorial board and serves as a reviewer for numerous peer reviewed journals. Prior to his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care, this expert held several senior positions abroad in the pulmonary field. He served as the Head of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Infections Unit, Department of Medicine, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Director of Internal Medicine Internship Program, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, and Assistant Professor of Medicine National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location, Illinois
  • MD, Qazvin University of Medical Science
  • MPH, University of Tehran
  • Residency, Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University of Shaheed Beheshti Medical Sciences
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, George Washington University
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Pediatric Sleep Medicine & Neuroscience, University of Louisville
  • Research Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, University of Louisville
  • Fellowship (present), Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Illinois
  • Board Certification, Internal Medicine
  • Board Certification, Pulmonary Medicine
  • Member, American Thoracic Society
  • Member, American College of Physicians
  • Member, Oxford Health Alliance
  • Editorial Board: International Journal of Mycobacteriology, International Journal of Biomedical Science, and Journal of Infectious Disease in Developing Country
  • Reviewer: Annals of American Thoracic Society, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Journal of Respiratory Medicine, International Journal of Tubercolosis and Lung Diseases, International Journal of Biomedical Science, International Journal of Mycobacteriology, International Journal of Health Policy and Management, Lung
  • Principal investigator for 5 studies, recipient of numerous travel grants and research funding, and inventor of 2 patents pending
  • 80+ publications in peer reviewed journals, 3 book chapters, and frequently invited guest speaker at major pulmonary conferences
  • Former, Head of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Infections Unit, Department of Medicine, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease in Tehran, Iran
  • Former, Director of Internal Medicine Internship Program, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease in Tehran, Iran
  • Former, Assistant Professor of Medicine National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease in Tehran, Iran
  • Present, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow at a major university in IL

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