08/2011- Present Desert Heart Physicians Medical Group Interventional Cardiologist
07/2015- Present Cardiovascular Services Peer Review Committee, Desert Regional Medical Center Chairman
01/2013- Present Palm Springs Annual Cardiovascular Symposium Program Co-Director
01/2014- Present Physician Excellence Committee, Eisenhower Medical Center Expert Peer Review Consultant
08/2011- Present Desert Regional Medical Center; Eisenhower Medical Center; Interventional Cardiologist
07/2007-06/2010 East Tennessee State University, Dept of Medicine Clinical Instructor for the Residency Program
10/2009- 01/2010 East Tennessee State University, Dept of Cardiology Chief Cardiology Fellow
03/2007- 06/2007 Holston Valley Medical Center, East Tennessee State University Chief Resident, Internal Medicine
11/1999- 01/2003 “Khordad the 3rd” Hospital, Abadan, IRAN. Part time ER Physician
09/1999- 09/2001 Persian Naval Hospital, Khoramshahr, IRAN. Chief Medical Officer
09/1999- 09/2001 Iranian Naval Hospital, Khoramshahr, IRAN
counseling drug addict marines and veterans. Providing immediate & long term medical and psychological support to help them overcome drug addiction.
12/1996- 01/1997 Qazvin, IRAN Advocating public health among AFGHAN immigrant population with regard to malnutrition, birth control and family planning, water sanitization, children’s immunization.
08/2008 – 10/2008 Review Series, “Coronary Dissection in blunt chest trauma”; Submitted.
07/2008 – 09/2008 Case Review Series, “Spontaneous Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage with coumadin therapy”; Submitted.
06/2008- 08/2008 Review Article, “Exercise Prescription in Type II Diabetes”; Published in Iranian Diabetes and Lipid Disorders Journal, Vol.8, 2008.
09/2005- 06/2007 East Tennessee State University
Researcher, Dr. Guha Krishnaswamy
Studying the molecular aspects of the inflammatory response in obstructive Sleep Apnea & its clinical implications in vascular atherosclerosis.
03/1998- 08/1999 Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.
Researcher, Dr. Hussein Elyasi.
Studying the skin lesions caused by the chemical warfare agent, Sulfur Mustard, in Iranian casualties of Iran-Iraq war. Tehran, IRAN.
12/1996- 02/1997 Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
Researcher, Dr. Susan Parsa
Studying the failure rate of different contraceptive methods & its relation with women's Age, Race, Education in a rural city, Qazvin, IRAN.